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Are Trump’s Tweets Presidential?
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Are Trump’s Tweets Presidential?

No president has ever been as candid about their emotional state as Donald Trump is on Twitter. We know what he’s thinking. But are Trump’s tweets presidential? The president has tweeted from his @realDonaldTrump Twitter account for about seven years.

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Is this a new, New Deal? — with David Gergen and Walter Berns (1995) | THINK TANK
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Is this a new, New Deal? — with David Gergen and Walter Berns (1995) | THINK TANK

Ben Wattenberg: Hello. I’m Ben Wattenberg. More than six decades ago, President Franklin Roosevelt offered Americans a New Deal, ushering in a political era which changed America in fundamental ways. Some say the New Deal didn’t end until January 4,

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What the US gets wrong about minimum wage
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What the US gets wrong about minimum wage

This is an American sweatshop. They flourished in the early 1900s, when people were desperate for work. And since there were no regulations on what they had to pay, they paid workers next to nothing. So the US adopted something

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The New Deal: Crash Course US History #34
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The New Deal: Crash Course US History #34

Episode 34 – The New Deal Hi, I’m John Green, this is CrashCourse U.S. history, and today we’re going to get a little bit controversial, as we discuss the FDR administration’s response to the Great Depression: the New Deal. That’s

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Economic Update: The Great American Purge
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Economic Update: The Great American Purge

Welcome, friends, to another edition of Economic Update, a weekly program devoted to the economic dimensions of our lives—jobs, incomes, debts—those of our children, our own, those looming down the road. I’m your host, Richard Wolff. I’ve been a profess

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Economic Update: Working Class History and the 2020 Election
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Economic Update: Working Class History and the 2020 Election

Welcome, friends, to another edition of Economic Update, a weekly program devoted to the economic dimensions of our lives. I’m your host, Richard Wolff, and today’s program takes into account the fact that Americans are beginning to look into the

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8 US Presidential Assassination Attempts That Failed
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8 US Presidential Assassination Attempts That Failed

American Presidents have been targeted for assassination more than 20 times in history. Four presidents – Lincoln, Garfield, McKinley and J.F.K. – have been assassinated. This is a recap of eight more failed attempts that almost succeeded. In August 1864,

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Untold History: The Rise and Fall of a Progressive Vice-President of the USA
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Untold History: The Rise and Fall of a Progressive Vice-President of the USA

PAUL JAY: Welcome back to The Real News Network. I’m Paul Jay in Baltimore. We’re continuing our series of interviews with Peter Kuznick, coauthor of the movie and the book The Untold History of the United States. And we’re just

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Can Progressive Democrats Resurrect FDR’s Second Bill of Rights? (w/ Harvey Kaye)
Food and Politics?! Why Countries are Spending Millions on ‘Gastrodiplomacy’