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Government Explained 2: The Magical Piece of Paper

Government Explained 2: The Magical Piece of Paper

Tell me more about your ‘leaders’. Who is the current leader of your species and where are they leading you? We don’t have just one leader for the whole planet. The world is divided into countries, and each country has… Continue Reading

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Screw the government

Screw the government

In the next sitting of parliament, the Government hopes to pass new legislation giving authorities greater powers to crack down on playing online poker for money in Australia. These interactive gambling laws are supposed to be about preventing match fixing… Continue Reading

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How the US government spies on people who protest — including you | Jennifer Granick

How the US government spies on people who protest — including you | Jennifer Granick

We are all activists now. (Applause) Thank you. I’ll just stop here. (Laughter) From the families who are fighting to maintain funding for public schools, the tens of thousands of people who joined Occupy Wall Street or marched with Black… Continue Reading

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Bitcoin Q&A: Will governments ban cryptocurrencies?

Bitcoin Q&A: Will governments ban cryptocurrencies?

[QUESTIONER:] According to what you said, Bitcoin is possibly going to be banned .. in the next year, or very strictly controlled. [ANDREAS:] In some places, yes. [QUESTIONER:] For instance, one of these places could be China. [ANDREAS:] Unlikely, but… Continue Reading

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Public Opinion: Crash Course Government and Politics #33

Public Opinion: Crash Course Government and Politics #33

Hello, I’m Craig, and this is Crash Course Government and Politics, and today we’re going to begin our discussion of politics, rather than government. Aren’t they the same thing, Stan? Aren’t they the… They’re not the same? Oh… I know… Continue Reading

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The Future of Global Capitalism: Branko Milanovic in Conversation

The Future of Global Capitalism: Branko Milanovic in Conversation

– Good evening. Good evening, I’m Jim Muyskens, I’m interim president here at the Graduate Center. And it’s my pleasure to welcome you to this fascinating program. Tonight, we examine the new book, “Capitalism, Alone: The Future of the System… Continue Reading

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Government: Earth

Government: Earth

The infinit yes presents What is a true government? Government represents nothing more than the processes that control how decisions are made within a society. Today, monarchies and dictatorships are widely recognized as socially destructive forms of government, because one… Continue Reading

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How does representative government work?

How does representative government work?

Etched in stone in the rotunda of the Capitol are the words “Here, sir, the people govern.” Those words were spoken by Alexander Hamilton when he asked what Congress represented. To the framers of the Constitution, the Congress was the… Continue Reading