Why is the Statue of Liberty Green?

Why is the Statue of Liberty Green?

Ah. The Statue of Liberty. The symbol of freedom, liberty and America and everything that’s great about this country. There she is. Lady Liberty standing there in all her blue/green glory. But did you know she wasn’t always that blue green hue? You probably do know that she was a gift from France in 1885, Read more about Why is the Statue of Liberty Green?[…]

How Morals Influence If You’re Liberal Or Conservative

How Morals Influence If You’re Liberal Or Conservative

So I was trained as an experimental social psychologist. I do work on human judgment decision-making particularly the errors and biases that people show when they make judgments and really what changed my research was in this hyper partisan political environment and just looking at that and saying well what’s going on there and what Read more about How Morals Influence If You’re Liberal Or Conservative[…]

India’s Demonetization & Global Effects and the Role of Gold (w/ David Fergusson & Grant Williams)
China vs. the U.S. – Trade War to Cold War? (w/ Kyle Bass and Gen. Robert Spalding)

China vs. the U.S. – Trade War to Cold War? (w/ Kyle Bass and Gen. Robert Spalding)

KYLE BASS: I’m here with General Spalding, who’s just written the book, “Stealth War, How China Took Over While America’s Elite Slept.” General, it’s a pleasure to be here with you today. ROBERT SPALDING: Great to be here. KYLE BASS: Very few books have been written, I think, unvarnished on what China’s really doing, what Read more about China vs. the U.S. – Trade War to Cold War? (w/ Kyle Bass and Gen. Robert Spalding)[…]

Project Vote Smart

Project Vote Smart

Anything in quotations is not the PVS voice-over guy. “Bob Abrahams lobbied to raise his own pay.” Candidates and political parties bombard citizens with issueless, negative rhetoric And have a history of using tactics like anger and fear to win votes. “These are the stakes!” “To make a world in which all of God’s children Read more about Project Vote Smart[…]

Modern Manipulation: How Tech Companies Are Using Behavioral Economics (w/ Raoul Pal and Dee Smith)
Bitcoin, Silicon Valley, & The Future of Money (w/ Tim Draper & Mike Green)

Bitcoin, Silicon Valley, & The Future of Money (w/ Tim Draper & Mike Green)

MIKE GREEN: Tim, you’re the closest thing to a scion of venture capital in Silicon Valley that exists. Third generation, and now you’ve brought your son Adam into the business, as well, I guess, your daughter. TIM DRAPER: My daughter, Jessie, runs the Halogen Ventures. She only backs women. MG: She only backs women. Interesting. Read more about Bitcoin, Silicon Valley, & The Future of Money (w/ Tim Draper & Mike Green)[…]

Every State in the US

Every State in the US

This is “Every State in the US” by Wendover Productions and made possible by The Great Courses Plus. We’ll start with Alabama, the first state alphabetically. Magnolia Springs, Alabama is the only town in America to have their mail delivered by boat, although the longest mail delivery route in America is in rural Oklahoma where Read more about Every State in the US[…]

12 Surprising Facts About The Statue of Liberty!
Gandhi’s Letters to Hitler

Gandhi’s Letters to Hitler

By the late 1930s, Gandhi’s method of peaceful non-cooperation had already won significant concessions from the British Raj, including the founding of a national administration and local and national legislative assemblies, albeit still under British oversight. Gandhi, himself, was internationally famous for his various acts of non-violent, civil disobedience, including his 241-mile Salt March, which, Read more about Gandhi’s Letters to Hitler[…]