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The History of Classical Liberalism – Learn Liberty

The History of Classical Liberalism – Learn Liberty

If you ask most people what classical liberalism is, then theyíll say, itís essentially free-market economics. Itís all about low taxes, laissez faire, reducing the government intervention in the economy. But in fact, thatís a rather impoverished and narrow idea of what classical liberalism is. Itís actually a comprehensive philosophy, a way of thinking about …

I Survived The Holocaust Twin Experiments

I Survived The Holocaust Twin Experiments

– I was born in 1934, one of a pair of twins. Miriam and I were the third and fourth children in the family. We lived in a very small village in Transylvania, Romania. (haunting music) We got down from the cattle car. People were selected to live or to die. People crying, pushing, shoving, …

THE HISTORY OF WHITENESS

THE HISTORY OF WHITENESS

[INTRO MUSIC] Before we venture into white history month, we should probably define what “white” Is. When we look at almost anyone with light skin and features we assume that they are white. But historically, In the United States, it’s been bit complicated. Phrases like “white race” and “white people” originate from 17th century Europe …

A Brief History of Men’s Underwear

A Brief History of Men’s Underwear

Boxers, briefs, trunks, tighty-whiteys. Although some refer to underwear as “unmentionables,” men’s underwear actually has a fascinating history that goes beyond its practical uses of protection, cleanliness, and modesty. Alan Greenspan, the chair of the US Federal Reserve from 1987 to 2006, suggested in an interview with National Public Radio, that the underwear industry is …