The Expulsion of the Acadians

“Where is the thatch-roofed village, the home of Acadian farmers,— Men whose lives glided on like rivers that watered the woodlands, Darkened by shadows of earth, but reflecting an image of heaven?” So asked Henry Wadsworth Longfellow in his epic 1847 poem, “Evangeline, A Tale of Acadie.” His answer was fittingly grim. “Waste are those […]

Overview of demographics | Society and Culture | MCAT | Khan Academy

Voiceover: We’ve spent plenty of time learning about urbanization, population dynamics, demographic transition, globalization and social movements. Now that we’ve had a nice detailed look into demographics let’s take a quick moment to review all the topics. To start off we have urbanization. Urbanization is the movement of people from rural areas like farms to […]

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 […]

Divided island: How Haiti and the DR became two worlds

Let’s pause here. I’m driving on the road that separates Haiti from the Dominican Republic. Right here. It’s the border that divides two very different countries. If you’re born in Haiti, you’re 2.5 times more likely to die as a baby than if you’re born in the DR. You’ll be almost ten times poorer and […]

Chris Hayes Explores The Impact Of Trump’s Tariffs On American Farmers | All In | MSNBC

AGAIN. WE’RE NOT STARTING TO DO GREAT WE’RE NOT STARTING TO DO GREAT AGAIN. AGAIN. THINGS ARE GOING DOWNHILL AND THINGS ARE GOING DOWNHILL AND DOWNHILL VERY QUICKLY. DOWNHILL VERY QUICKLY.>>JOINING ME NOW FOR MORE ON>>JOINING ME NOW FOR MORE ON HOW TRUMP’S TRADE WAR IS HOW TRUMP’S TRADE WAR IS IMPACTING AMERICAN FARMERS, I’M […]