Democracy is: Diversity / Multiple Parties (English – No Audio)

Democracy is about being able to vote for different political parties that represent clear and distinct viewpoints. But in many countries, voters don’t have a real choice. NIMD helps political parties to develop clear policies that really respond to different citizens’ needs.

Alternative churches: the future of religion?

So Lord God send us forth, in love, in hope. What you’re seeing could become the future of church. No pews, often not on Sundays, and much more inclusive. Alternative churches have sprung up in the hundreds across the US in recent years, as institutionalized religion sees continuous decline. The Continue Reading

Modern Times: Camille Paglia & Jordan B Peterson

I’ve really been trying to understand the underlying psychology of postmodernism and its relationship with neo-Marxism, and then the spread of that into the universities and the effect on the culture. And what I would like to start with is a description of your understanding of that, because I’ve presented Continue Reading

Democracy, Diversity and Social Justice: Education in a Global Age

Good evening Ladies and Gentlemen and welcome to the University of Washington’s 29th Annual Faculty Lecture I’m Mark Emmert president of the University and it’s my great pleasure to welcome you to this wonderful event tonight’s speaker is Dr. James A Banks holder of the Russell F Stark University professorship Continue Reading

White Nationalism, Liberal Democracy, And The Historical Myths of Whiteness w/ Rhyd Wildermuth

so if they were to go back far enough into like say the Vikings or something right in the Viking lore you know that that would somehow support their views that they have now like they’re trying to turn their their whiteness into something that can be associated with their Continue Reading

Campus Indoctrination: The Parasitization of Myth

Why the U.S. is an anomaly among democracies | Eboo Patel

So there’s a great book by Michael Walzer called What It Means to Be an American. And one of the things that he says is that for centuries, really from the time of the Greeks, political philosophers believed that the only way to have diversity in a society was for Continue Reading

Democratic Socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: We Need to Confront Trump’s Creeping Authoritarianism

AMY GOODMAN: Well, as we talk about those issues, let’s go to Democratic Socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. At 29, she becomes the youngest woman ever elected to Congress. She rose to national prominence in June when she unseated the 10-term incumbent Congressmember Joe Crowley, the fourth-ranking Democrat in the House. She Continue Reading

Democracy – What is Democracy?

What exactly is democracy? Democracy is defined in the dictionary as: The control of an organisation or group by the majority of its members. The modern word is said to have originated during the late 1500’s, derived from the ancient Greek phrase demokratia, from demos meaning ‘the people’ and kratia Continue Reading

Silicon Valley wants to be a meritocracy. Here’s why it’s not. | Margret O’Mara

The Valley culture, the business culture — you know, the Valley, we think of it as a very present tense, future tense place. But I see the business culture as the product of 70 years of a way of running companies and learning about how to run companies. And if Continue Reading