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Why Thomas Jefferson Didn’t Free His Slaves

Thomas Jefferson’s record and stances on slavery, explained in the context of his time. If you want to support the channel, here are the best ways to do it: 1) Watch the full video 2) Subscribe if you haven’t 3) … Continue reading

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Why Indigenous ‘Spirit medicine’ principles must be a priority in psychedelic research | ScienceBlog

May 18, 2023 UC Berkeley Yuria Celidwen, a UC Berkeley Othering and Belonging Institute senior fellow, sheds light on how Western institutions can ethically approach the use of psychedelics. (Photo illustration by Neil Freese) Indigenous people have used psychedelics for … Continue reading

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The Most Bizarre Coincidences in History – Fate or Chance?

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Why We Need More Than Solarpunk

[…] In this Our Changing Climate climate change video essay, I look at the importance of speculative climate fiction, sci-fi, and utopias for political movements. Specifically, I look at various short stories, films, and books that introduce us to worlds … Continue reading

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Why Witch Hunts are not just a Dark Chapter from the Past

Whether in Macbeth, Harry Potter or Hansel and Gretel – witches have a long tradition in literature and film, often celebrated as strong, independent women, or portrayed as the incarnation of evil. But in a recent global study, over 40 … Continue reading

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Italy Aims to Ban The Use of English. Here’s How | Vantage with Palki Sharma

Italy Aims to Ban Use of English. Here’s How | Vantage with Palki Sharma A new law in Italy is in the works. It aims to ban the use of English in official documents. It also seeks to penalise the … Continue reading

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Why Do We Hunt Witches? feat. Megan Phelps-Roper, Nicholas Christakis, Tim Urban, and Luke Burgis

Host of The Witch Trials of J.K. Rowling, Megan Phelps-Roper, sits down with Yale sociologist Nicholas Christakis, author and entrepreneur Luke Burgis, and cofounder of Wait But Why, Tim Urban, to discuss the mob mentality that has subsumed college campuses, … Continue reading

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Yanis Varoufakis on why we should ‘let the banks burn’ | UpFront

Are we in the midst of a new banking crisis? The collapse of the Silicon Valley Bank in early March threatened to destabilise major banks in Switzerland and Germany, triggering fears of a wider downturn like the one that led … Continue reading

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Allusionist 172. A Brief History of Brazilian Portuguese | The Allusionist

“The myths, or the received wisdom, about Portuguese language in Brazil is that, of course we know we speak a very different version of the language, but this has always been explained to us as maybe perhaps a defect of … Continue reading

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