Natural rights, social contract, democracy, republicanism and limited government

– [Instructor] The goal of this video is to give an overview of some terms that you will see as we study government and they come out of political philosophy, either from the Enlightenment or even well before the Enlightenment. Some of these ideas are referred to in scripture or Continue Reading

Culture & Vocabulary: Major religions of the world

Hi, guys. I got a secret to tell ya. Do you have a religion? Yeah? Most people do. I don’t. I am what is called “agnostic”. “Agnostic” means I do not believe in a god. Do you want to turn the video off because you’re offended by my religious views? Continue Reading

The social contract | Foundations of American democracy | US government and civics | Khan Academy

– [Instructor] Before we dive deep into our study of government and politics, it’s worth asking a fundamental question. And that’s whether we even need government, or why do we need government? And I encourage you to pause this video and think about this. Do you think we need government, Continue Reading

Archdukes, Cynicism, and World War I: Crash Course World History #36

Hi, I’m John Green, this is Crash Course World History, and today we’re gonna talk about World War I. The so-called, Great War? World War I wasn’t the most destructive war, or the first total war, and it certainly wasn’t – despite its billing – the war to end all Continue Reading

The Singing Revolution: Educational Version 1.1 – Flag Protest

Narrator: Within four months the heritage society had grown to ten thousand people. In April of 1988 they decided to organize a demonstration celebrating Estonian history and culture. It was held in the University town of Tartu. (Music) The demonstration was monitored by Soviet police. (Music) Marju Lauristin: The feeling Continue Reading

Class 01 Reading Marx’s Capital Vol I with David Harvey

» NEIL SMITH: Well, you’re in for a treat today. We’re going to be talking with David Harvey on the lectures that he’s been giving now for almost forty years, I think, on Capital. My name is Neil Smith. I teach in Anthropology and Geography at the City University of Continue Reading