Published on May 10, 2018
Voting rights expert Heather McGhee explains how Big Money distorts our political system and what we can do to reform campaign finance.
Published on May 8, 2018
Robert Reich discusses the progressive movement and how we can build grassroots momentum to reclaim our democracy.
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In 1900, only 3% of Americans practiced professions that were deemed "cognitively demanding." Today, 35% of us do, and we have all learned to be flexible in the way that we think about problems. In this fascinating and fast-paced spin through the cognitive history of the 20th century, moral philosopher James Flynn makes the case that changes in the way we think have had surprising (and not always positive) consequences. TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world's leading thinkers and doers give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes (or less). Look for talks on Technology, Entertainment and Design -- plus science, business, global issues, the arts and much more. Find closed captions and translated subtitles in many languages at http://www.ted.com/translate Follow TED news on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/tednews Like TED on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TED Subscribe to our channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/TEDtalksD...
Hacking, fake news, information bubbles ... all these and more have become part of the vernacular in recent years. But as cyberspace analyst Laura Galante describes in this alarming talk, the real target of anyone looking to influence geopolitics is dastardly simple: it's you.
Robert Reich looks the rise of Big Money in politics, the decline of our democracy, and Trump's election.
Cracked has been doing a great job covering this.
Rev Barber in Boston
This is the best quick explanation I've found on the subject of hacking.
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Professor of Computer Science & Engineering at the University of Michigan, and hacker, Dr. J. Alex Halderman, explains how Russia potentially hacked America's 2016 election between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton.
Near the end of the story Keith mentions that George Washington pardoned the rebels that had Federal convictions.
This incident made clear that the new US government would only allow change through the ballot box, no more armed revolutions.
We are living still with the consequences of both parts.
TYT contributor Ryan Grim talks to Randy Parraz, formerly of Citizens for a Better Arizona, and John Bonifaz of Free Speech for People. U.S. District Court Judge Susan Bolton has stopped short of throwing out Sheriff Joe Arpaio's criminal contempt conviction based on President Trump's pardon and Arpaio's request. Instead she has ordered Arpaio and the U.S. Department of Justice, which is prosecuting the case, to file briefs on why she should or shouldn't grant Arpaio's request. Articles referenced in this piece: http://www.azcentral.com/story/news/l... https://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/... https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/dona...
America grew from a colony to a superpower in 200 years. Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO 2:07 Correction: Cuba seceded from the US in 1902. With over 800 military bases around the globe, the US is easily the most powerful nation on earth. But it wasn't always this way. The US once played an insignificant role in global affairs. In this 8-minute video, you can see the transformation. Military budget data: https://www.nationalpriorities.org/ca... US foreign bases based on David Vine's book, "Base Nation" http://www.davidvine.net/base-nation.... Troop numbers: "Total Military Personnel and Dependent End Strength By Service, Regional Area, and Country". Defense Manpower Data Center. November 7, 2016. Vox.com is a news website that helps you cut through the noise and understand what's really driving the events in the headlines. Check out http://www.vox.com to get up to speed on everything from Kurdistan to the Kim Kardashian app. Check out our full video catalog: http://goo.gl/IZONyE Follow Vox on Twitter: http://goo.gl/XFrZ5H Or on Facebook: http://goo.gl/U2g06o
Published on Apr 5, 2017
Malcolm W. Nance is one of the most dynamic keynote speakers to take to the stage at the ACAMS moneylaundering.com Conference. Nance is a former US Intelligence Officer and Counter-Terrorism Analyst for NBC News, and author of several books including Defeating Isis and the recently release The Plot to Hack America . On April 4, 2017, Nance delivered a keynote address stating, “The end is near for Isis,” and assuring the audience of AML compliance professionals that they “are the key component to this.”
This talk is from months ago, but a quick overview of the Russian Mind-hacking.
A wonderful version of Auntie Maxine stopping the #45*'s Treasury Secretary filibustering with the phrase "Reclaiming my Time".
We should all be reclaiming our time.
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