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Class and Corruption Take Center Stage in the Iraqi Election

February 12, 2020 at 9:51 pm | Blog | Colt Stanton -

It’s the Real News Network. I’m Sharmini Peries, coming to you from Baltimore. Parliamentary elections were held in Iraq on Sunday, May 12; 169 seats are required for a majority, and with only 45 percent voter turnout, and with 92 percent of the votes counted, the Independent High Electoral Commission has declared Muqtada al-Sadr’s Alliance

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“Class and Corruption Take Center Stage in the Iraqi Election”

Learn British English Free: UK Politics and General Election 2019

December 10, 2019 at 5:49 pm | Blog | Colt Stanton -

Hello, everyone. Welcome back to Learn British English Free – the YouTube channel and the British English Page on Facebook. My name is Chris; I’m the English teacher here. The lesson today is about politics I’m afraid again because we have a new general election – it’s coming soon on Thursday the 12th of December

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“Learn British English Free: UK Politics and General Election 2019”

Law School Horror Stories

December 4, 2019 at 8:25 am | Blog | Colt Stanton -

– You can swim in my tears, that’s how much I cried in law school. (quirky music) – So I went into law school doe-eyed, ready to work hard, but not really understanding what I was getting into. – I feel like I blocked a lot of it out. Law school is traumatizing. – Basically,

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“Law School Horror Stories”

TV news and local politics with Errol Louis

November 12, 2019 at 5:24 pm | Articles, Blog | Colt Stanton -

Don’t get too bent out of shape about whether or not somebody is lying. It doesn’t make them a bad person. It doesn’t really even matter, except to the extent that you can identify the bad information, replace it with good information, possibly challenge the person and say, well, no, that information is not correct.

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“TV news and local politics with Errol Louis”

Compass: Rural Retirees: Aging in Rural Society

at 1:25 pm | Articles, Blog | Colt Stanton -

– [Narrator] The following program is a production of Pioneer Public Television. (clarinet music) – [Narrator] Major support for Compass is provided by the ongoing support of the Leo P. Flynn Estate of Milbank, South Dakota. Additional support is provided by the Southwest Minnesota Private Industry Council, promoting southwest Minnesota as a place rich with

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“Compass: Rural Retirees: Aging in Rural Society”

Paradoxes of Neoliberalism

October 18, 2019 at 2:25 pm | Articles, Blog | Colt Stanton -

I think to understand neoliberalism, we need to think of it as a set of paradoxes and I think there are three major paradoxes to look at. The first one is really how neoliberalism likes to position itself as an amoral orientation that is not about morality, is about market principles, is about rational calculation,

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“Paradoxes of Neoliberalism”

Owen Jones at FutureFest 2015: The Politics of Hope

September 24, 2019 at 7:24 pm | Articles, Blog | Colt Stanton -

[APPLAUSE] Well good morning. This event, the whole event, is fantastic, but probably the worst building to be in the world if you have a hangover, and anything else is frowned on. Not that I do, obviously I’m a professional. It’s great to be here. When I start talking, some people think, who’s this cocky

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“Owen Jones at FutureFest 2015: The Politics of Hope”