The Middle East’s cold war, explained

The Middle East is one of the most complex regions in the world:Currently there are 4 failing states and 3 wars, with major powers increasingly takingopposite sides.Countless armed militias and terrorist groups are spreading violence across borders.The region has seen conflict after conflict going back well into the 20th century.But among all the uprisings, civil…

Money Is A Technological Fiction (The Invention of $$$)

Hey smart people, Joe here.How much money to do you have?Don’t worry, this isn’t a patreon thing… (but we’re on Patreon now)Anyway, seriously…count your gold.…or your silver, or your Benjamins, or maybe even your rai stones if we have any fans fromthe Pacific island of Yap.How much ya got?There’s a lot of ways to store…

New Money: The Greatest Wealth Creation Event in History (2019) – Full Documentary

(dramatic music)– What if I told you there’s a magicalbut completely misunderstood place,where seemingly all the smart moneyin the world is beginning to flow.– You walk down the street, you go to a different city,and you say, my God, last time I was here,five years ago, none of this was here.– It’s a place where…

Stellar Students: Jocelyn Foshay ’17

– My name is Jocelyn Foshay.I am a senior from Ayer, Massachusetts,double majoring in History and Secondary Education.When I talk about my overall academic experienceat Guilford, the phrase I like to use is I’ve alwaysfelt challenged yet supported.There has never been a class that I’ve takenthat there hasn’t been some element of challenge.At the same…

Stellar Students: Jocelyn Foshay ’17

– My name is Jocelyn Foshay.I am a senior from Ayer, Massachusetts,double majoring in History and Secondary Education.When I talk about my overall academic experienceat Guilford, the phrase I like to use is I’ve alwaysfelt challenged yet supported.There has never been a class that I’ve takenthat there hasn’t been some element of challenge.At the same…

The History of Paper Money – Barebones Economy – Extra History – #3

In the last episode, we got to the ad hoc, unofficial beginnings of paper money.This week, we’ll look at some of the rogues’ gallery that really created the intellectual argument for adopting paper money in some more official way.When we last left off in England in 1640, the first unofficial banknotes were starting to circulateBut…

Understanding the rise of China | Martin Jacques

The world is changingwith really remarkable speed.If you look at the chart at the top here,you’ll see that in 2025,these Goldman Sachs projectionssuggest that the Chinese economywill be almost the same size as the American economy.And if you look at the chartfor 2050,it’s projected that the Chinese economywill be twice the size of the American…

The History of Paper Money – Lay Down the Law – Extra History – #4

Last we left off, paper money doctrine was just starting to be established,with people like Nicholas Barbon beginning to explore the radical idea thatgold and silver didn’t have any inherent valueonly the value we gave them.Which leads inevitably to the argument thatin using gold and silver, we tie ourselves to a system that has all…

The Truth About Che Guevara

Hi, everybody. This is Stefan Molyneux of Freedomain Radio. Hope you’re doing well.And this is the truth about one of the most revered, iconic and controversial rebels ofthe 20th century, The Truth About Che GuevaraSo who is the man? Well, his real name was Ernesto Guevara. He was nicknamed Che afterhe picked that up as…

πŸ”΄ A China-Based Gold Trade (w/ Alexander Campbell)

Welcome to trade ideas. I’m Alex Rosenberg here with Alexander Campbell founder and CIO of blacks. No capital AlexWelcome to the showand since you’re new to our viewers tell us maybe a little bit aboutWho you are what you do and what black snow capital is all about? Yeah, definitelyThank you for having me. You…