How to revive your belief in democracy | Eric Liu

I bring you greetings from the 52nd-freest nation on earth. As an American, it irritates me that my nation keeps sinking in the annual rankings published by Freedom House. I’m the son of immigrants. My parents were born in China during war and revolution, went to Taiwan and then came to the United States, which […]

History Summarized: The Roman Republic

I used to think that the old adage of “Rome wasn’t built in a day” was painfully obvious and also distinctly uninsightful. Because honestly at face value it kind of is. That phrase is winking at you so hard, It’s practically wearing an eyepatch. but if instead of just Rome the city, we think about […]

Introduction: Crash Course U.S. Government and Politics

Hi, I’m Craig. I’m not John Green, but I do have patches on my elbows, so I seem smart. And this is Crash Course Government and Politics, a new show, hurray! Why are fireworks legal or illegal? We might find out. Will we find out Stan? Anyway, I have a question for you. Have you […]

I AM DENVER: Chris Herndon

For me, Veteran’s Day is just taking a moment where we say, “thank you.” Because far too often we don’t say that enough to our men and women who have served in uniform because most people don’t recognize the sacrifice that it takes to put yourself in harm’s way to go to a foreign country. […]

Your First Two Weeks in Canada

Welcome to your new home in Canada. This video will explain some of the key things you should do in the first two weeks to make your transition to life in Canada easier. When you arrive, the first hours at the airport may be confusing, but the most important thing is to be prepared, even […]

The Creepy Real-Life “Men In Black”

– I’m Ryan, that’s Brent. This week on Buzzfeed Unsolved we’re covering the real-life Men In Black, are they real? Are they as charming as their Hollywood counterparts? – You know, watching Men In Black, I never knew it was based on a true story. (laughter) – Today we find out. (laughing) – [Voiceover] The […]

Where in the world is it easiest to get rich? | Harald Eia | TEDxOslo

Translator: Zsófia Herczeg Reviewer: Queenie Lee Where in the world is it easiest to get … rich? That’s the question I asked my professor when I studied sociology in the early 90s because he was having a lecture about social democracies, the Scandinavian welfare state, and he was a classical left-wing sociology professor, and he […]

Myanmar Gov’t, Ethnic Leaders Resume Talks on Ceasefire Deal

In this country, if the government forces and armed ethnic groups don’t stop the conflict there will be no development or peace in our nation So, for our country the most important thing is to quell the conflict between the government forces and armed ethnic groups

What people miss about the gender wage gap

When we talk about gender equality in the US there’s this one statistic you see all the time: “Women earn 79 cents for every dollar men make.” And while that statistic is factually correct, there’s a lot it doesn’t tell you. It simply compares the median wages of men and women who work full time. […]

Get prepared for your first interview with the help of James – a VR experience

[James] Hey mate. [Dylan] Hey. [James] You’ve fixed yourself up nicely. [Dylan] Thanks. [James] Ready for your big event? [Dylan] Hmm I don’t know I’ve never been to an interview before and it’s pretty stressful. [James] Oh you will be fine mate, let’s get in. [Dylan] Cool, thanks. Everybody gets nervous about interviews. Just remember […]