Tag «hong kong»

PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode January 19, 2020

PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode January 19, 2020

>>Sreenivasan: ON THIS EDITION FOR SUNDAY, JANUARY 19: THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION RESPONDS TO HOUSE IMPEACHMENT FILINGS AS THE TRIAL IS SET TO BEGIN. AND A NEWSHOUR WEEKEND SPECIAL ON UKRAINE: CAUGHT IN THE CROSSHAIRS BOTH AT HOME AND IN THE U.S. NEXT ON “PBS NEWSHOUR WEEKEND.”>>PBS NEWSHOUR WEEKEND IS MADEPOSSIBLE BY:BERNARD AND IRENE SCHWARTZ.SUE AND …

The 2010s: When the Media Lost Their Gatekeepers

The 2010s: When the Media Lost Their Gatekeepers

What did the 2010’s add up to? I spent the decade at Reason creating videos about the democratization of everything and the declining power of society’s gatekeepers. Media theorist Marshall McLuhan, who coined the axiom, the medium is the message, argued that history’s prime mover isn’t the great leader or great thinker, but ever-changing communications …

PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode November 24, 2019

PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode November 24, 2019

>>Sreenivasan: ON THIS EDITION FOR SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 24: THE LATEST ON THE IMPEACHMENT INQUIRY. MICHAEL BLOOMBERG OFFICIALLY ANNOUNCES HIS BID FOR THE 2020 DEMOCRATIC PRESIDENTIAL NOMINATION.>>LIBERTY!>>Sreenivasan: AND IN OUR SIGNATURE SEGMENT, RE-IMAGINING A REBELLION– TWO CENTURIES LATER. NEXT ON “PBS NEWSHOUR WEEKEND.”FROM THE TISCH WNET STUDIOS ATLINCOLN CENTER IN NEW YORK,HARI SREENIVASAN.>>Sreenivasan: GOOD EVENING AND …

Hong Kong’s huge protests, explained

Hong Kong’s huge protests, explained

The people of Hong Kong are out in the streets. Hundreds of thousands are demonstrating against a deeply unpopular bill. But this is about a whole lot more than a bill. It’s about the status of Hong Kong and the power China has over it. It’s a fight to preserve the freedoms people have here. …

The History of Hong Kong

Throughout modern history, world powers have repeatedly fought over this strategically valuable land. Its name means “fragrant harbor” in Chinese, but it could also mean “City of Change.” This is the story of Hong Kong. The first wave of people to arrive in large numbers had fled Genghis Kahn and his brutal Mongol hordes. They …

The Animated History of China | Part 1

The Animated History of China | Part 1

this episode is made possible by audible good audible.com slash Sweeney or text Sweeney – 500 500 to get started with a free audiobook and a 30-day free trial new WA and foo she usually depicted as half human half dragon spirit creatures created humans out of clay as companions the human settled in the …

China is erasing its border with Hong Kong

China is erasing its border with Hong Kong

This is me in the middle of crossing one of the weirdest borders I’ve ever crossed. It’s this one. It divides China from China. And it took me two hours to get through. This border is weird not only because it separates the same country into two, but also because it has an expiration date: …