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EF Santa Barbara, California, USA – Info Video

EF Santa Barbara, California, USA – Info Video

Welcome to Santa Barbara, California. With its spectacular views of gently sloping hills, Santa Barbara is often considered the American Riviera. I decided to go to Santa Barbara because I wanted to improve my English and see beautiful places. I… Continue Reading

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Our Common Bond Clip 6 – Government and the law in Australia

Our Common Bond Clip 6 – Government and the law in Australia

What do the three levels of government do? Responsibilities of the Australian government: Taxation. National economic management. Immigration and Citizenship. Employment. Postal services, and the communications network. Social security, pension. And family support. Defence. Trade. Airports, and air safety. And… Continue Reading

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2008 Financial Crisis: The Government Response

2008 Financial Crisis: The Government Response

What is the grade that you would give the United States for responding to the boom and bust today? The answer is definitely a failing grade. Have we fixed the problems that created this boom and bust? Sadly, no we… Continue Reading

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The History of Paper Money – Origins of Exchange – Extra History – #1

The History of Paper Money – Origins of Exchange – Extra History – #1

How did humanity come to accept rectangular pieces of pulped trees as something to spend eight to ten hours a day working for? It’s a pretty insane story. This change from hard currency like gold or silver is a really… Continue Reading

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That Time the US Government Poisoned Alcohol

That Time the US Government Poisoned Alcohol

[INTRO ♪] On Christmas Eve 1926, more than 60 people ended up in a single hospital in New York City. They were violently ill and hallucinating. And despite doctors’ best efforts, within a few days, about half of them died.… Continue Reading

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Luka Family and Friends 🌈 Colorful World 🌈 Baby Learning Cartoons For Kids

Luka Family and Friends 🌈 Colorful World 🌈 Baby Learning Cartoons For Kids

Luka’s Colorful World Luka is painting and bringing it to show to mom and dad Luka wants his world to be more colorful Mom, Dad and Elsa feel surprised at how the food was colored in different colors Elsa got… Continue Reading

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Our Common Bond Clip 5 – Government and the law in Australia

Our Common Bond Clip 5 – Government and the law in Australia

Part Three – Government and the law in Australia. At the citizenship ceremony you pledge to uphold and obey the laws of Australia. In this section there is information about how citizens have a say, how Australia is governed, responsibilities… Continue Reading

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Speaking Spanish. Lesson – At the Travel Agency (Beginner level)

Speaking Spanish. Lesson – At the Travel Agency (Beginner level)

Hola, mi nombre es Nikolas (Hello, my name is Nikolas) Cuál es su nombre? (What is your name?) Cómo está usted hoy? (How are you today?) Hoy nuestro tema es “En la agenia de viajes” (Today our topic is “At… Continue Reading

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How Government Crowds out Private Investment

How Government Crowds out Private Investment

The phenomenon of crowding out is one of the key things to understanding accounts of public spending. Ultimately, there’s only a certain amount of investment capital around. To the extent that the government is using that money, whether for investment… Continue Reading

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Funding Government by the Minute

Funding Government by the Minute

In 2011 the Federal Government received a total of $2.2 trillion from all taxes, fees, and other revenue sources, and spent $3.8 trillion. To put the federal budget in perspective, let’s see how long it takes the government to run… Continue Reading