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How Presidents Govern: Crash Course Government and Politics #14

How Presidents Govern: Crash Course Government and Politics #14

Hi, I’m Craig, and this is Crash Course Government and Politics and today we’re gonna talk about government. I know what you’re thinking, “Craig we’re been talking about government for thirteen weeks.” To that I say, you got me, but… Continue Reading

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Which Countries Love The United States?

Which Countries Love The United States?

In a recent video, we took a look at which countries hate the United States the most. As one of the largest superpowers in the world, the United States has drawn a great deal of criticism. But although they have… Continue Reading

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Presidential Power: Crash Course Government and Politics #11

Presidential Power: Crash Course Government and Politics #11

This episode of Crash Course is brought to you by SquareSpace. Hi. I’m Craig and this is Crash Course: Government and Politics. And today, we’re gonna talk about the most powerful person in the U.S. No, not Chris Hemsworth, although… Continue Reading

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US intelligence agencies spied on Trump campaign, claims attorney general WIlliam Barr

US intelligence agencies spied on Trump campaign, claims attorney general WIlliam Barr

I think spying on a political campaign is a big deal. It’s a big deal. The generation I grew up in, which is the Vietnam war period, you know, people were all concerned about spying on anti-war people and so… Continue Reading

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Can the Government Run the Economy?

Can the Government Run the Economy?

Is our economy a machine, like an automobile, a train or a power plant? One constantly hears phrases such as the economy “is overheating” or “needs to cool off” or “could use some stimulus.” These aren’t harmless metaphors. They epitomize… Continue Reading

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Congressional Decisions: Crash Course Government and Politics #10

Congressional Decisions: Crash Course Government and Politics #10

This episode of Crash Course is brought to you by Squarespace. Hello, I’m Craig again and this is Crash Course: Government and Politics and today were gonna look at why Congress acts the way it does. More specifically we’re gonna… Continue Reading

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How This Government Agency Hurts Us All

When you think about government agencies like the Environmental Protection Agency or the Food and Drug Administration, you probably think their activities are overseen by Congress —that is, we the voters elect members of Congress to monitor different departments of… Continue Reading

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Should Government Bail Out Big Banks?

Should Government Bail Out Big Banks?

In 2008, America experienced the biggest meltdown of its financial sector since the Great Depression. The conventional wisdom is that this failure and subsequent government rescue, commonly known as “the bailout” was brought about by three decades of bank de-regulation.… Continue Reading

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The Birth of Free Agency | Retro Report on PBS

The Birth of Free Agency | Retro Report on PBS

♪♪ -He changed the way they do business in the world of sports. -Curt Flood’s legacy is that he gave his life for a lot of baseball players who don’t even know who he is. ♪♪ -It’s October 8, 1969.… Continue Reading

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Congressional Delegation: Crash Course Government and Politics #13

This episode of Crash Course is brought to you by Squarespace. Hi I’m Craig and this is Crash Course Government and Politics and today we’re going to cross the streams of the legislative and executive branches and talk about delegation.… Continue Reading