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Noam Chomsky on The Imperial Presidency

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American author and political activist, Noam Chomsky, speking at a benefit for Canadian Dimension Magazine, delivers a talk entitled The Imperial Presidency. Recorded at University of Toronto on Nov 21/04.

Michelle Rainey ideaCity09

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Suffering from Crohn's Disease since 1988, Michelle Rainey resigned from a 10 year bank career in 2000 to form the British Columbia Marijuana Party. She has spent the last decade advocating marijuana legalization. Mic...

Jeffrey Brenzel: The Essential Value of a Classic Education

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Dean Brenzel argues that not only can reading the great classics like Plato's Republic and Dante's Inferno enrich your education, it can actually make your life better. Pointing out that we can't possibly read all of ...

What’s Wrong with Mexico? Drugs, Dinosaurs and Dithering

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Denise Dresser will evaluate the limitations of the Calderon governments war on drugs and how the current climate of insecurity explains the renewed electoral strength and political renaissance of the Institutional Re...

Conversations with History – James M. McPherson

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Conversations host Harry Kreisler welcomes Pulitzer Prize winning historian and Princeton Professor Emeritus James M. McPherson for a discussion of his new book, Trial by War. Their discussion focuses on the qualities...

Noam Chomsky: An Uninformed Electorate Votes Against Its Best Interests.

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Noam Chomsky explains how public opinion and political policy differ and why often undecided voters vote for policies that are opposite public opinion.

Justin O’Brien: Future of Financial Regulation

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As the fallout of the financial crisis continues to devastate the real economy, the design of effective and flexible regulatory and corporate governance rules, principles and norms has become a global policy imperativ...

Michio Kaku: How Physics Got Fat (And Why We Need to Sing For Our Supper)

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Scientists need to engage with the public and make statements about the great political issues of the day - because it impacts not just our science budget, but actually on our way of life.

Learning Work Ethic Working For Hillary Clinton – Courtney Spence

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In Chapter 1 of 15, non-profit executive and Students of the World founder Courtney Spence graduates Duke University and begins working for Senator Hillary Clinton in her Washington D.C. press office. Senator Clinton ...

Seymour Hersh: Mario Savio Memorial Lecture

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One of America's premier investigative journalists, Seymour Hersh shocked the world with his expose of the military's treatment of prisoners at Abu Ghraib. His revelation of the My Lai massacre and its cover-up during...

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