Tag «democracy»

ERECT A SIGN! (How to Win an Election Australian Style)

ERECT A SIGN! (How to Win an Election Australian Style)

“The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter.” ~ Sir Winston Churchill Australia is known for a lot of things. Its sandy beaches, its unique animals, its toilet paper shortages, and perhaps most importantly, its democracy! Sure, it’s a broken democracy with the recent Sports Rorts scandal where the government …

What If You Got $1,000 A Month, Every Month?

What If You Got $1,000 A Month, Every Month?

Democratic Presidential candidate Andrew Yang has a radical idea for America: under his leadership he would institute a national program that would pay every American citizen $1,000 a month, every single month for the rest of their lives. While this has grabbed plenty of headlines in the warm-up to the official 2020 presidential race, the …

Why did People vote for Hitler?

Why did People vote for Hitler?

A Patron of mine, Naama, asked the following questions – “I’ve been trying to find an explanation about – why did the German people vote Hitler into power? Or how ever did their system work back then? Hitler was popular, but why was that? What other political parties were there, and what were they offering? …

Age of Jackson: Crash Course US History #14

Age of Jackson: Crash Course US History #14

Hi I’m John Green. This is Crash Course U.S. history and today, after last week’s bummer on slavery, we turn to a happier topic: the rise of democratization in the U.S. This was also known as the Age of Jackson, no Stan, not that Jackson. No, no, Stan, come’on seriously. No not, no, no, no, …