Category Archives: Originals

STV News: Scotland Tonight- Rona Dougall Interviewing Laurie Clark & Peter Hughes: ‘How Would Independence Affect the Prospects of Business’

Source:STV News– interviewing Laurie Clark and Peter Hughes about the prospects of Scottish independence. “STV News: Scotland Tonight- How Would Independence Affect The Prospects of Scottish Business?” Originally from STV News, but the video has since been deleted or blocked … Continue reading

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The New America Foundation: Peter Beinart- ‘On The Rise of The New Left’

Source:New America Foundation– political commentator Peter Beinart about about the New-Left in America, the Millennial version. “In a recent piece for The Daily Beast, New America Senior Fellow Peter Beinart wrote that the Democratic Party is making its next left … Continue reading

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President Franklin Roosevelt: The New Deal

Source:Kyrack Kramer– President Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat, New York) 32nd President of the United States (1933-45) the New Deal is probably his most memorable domestic legislative accomplishment. “Franklin Delano Roosevelt died in office on 12 April 1945, just a few … Continue reading

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NBC News: Update With John Dancy- December, 1979

Source:NBC News– with John Dancy. “From December 1979, here is a NBC News update. All copyrights acknowledged, uploaded for historical purposes. This one features John Dancy talking about Ayatollah Khomeini allowing independent observers to view the hostages in Iran, Jody … Continue reading

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The Film Archives: ‘The War on Drugs is a Failure’

Source:The Film Archives– with a humorous look at the War On Drugs. “The War on Drugs is a campaign of prohibition and foreign military aid and military intervention being undertaken by the United States government, with the assistance of participating … Continue reading

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The Economist: ‘Margaret Thatcher: Freedom Fighter’

“ONLY a handful of peacetime politicians can claim to have changed the world. Margaret Thatcher was one. She transformed not just her own Conservative Party, but the whole of British politics. Her enthusiasm for privatisation launched a global revolution and … Continue reading

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The Washington Post: Dana Milbank- ‘Barack Obama’s Intransigent Backbench’

Source:The Washington Post– a left-wing wing rally in Washington led by Senator Bernie Sanders (Democratic Socialist, Vermont) opposing any new cuts to social programs. “Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont, red in the face, took off his jacket and rolled up … Continue reading

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The New Republic: Cass R. Sunstein- ‘Why Paternalism is Our Friend’

Source:The New Republic– New York City Nanny, I mean Mayor (call it a slip of the tongue) Michael Bloomberg. “The nanny state is in the news. A lot of people have been outraged by Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s effort to restrict … Continue reading

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James Miller Center: President Jimmy Carter- ‘Statement on Iran Rescue Mission’

Source:James Miller Center– President James E. Carter (Democrat, Georgia) 39th President of the United States. “President Carter offers his condolences for the families of those who died in the attempted rescue of American hostages in Iran. April 25th, 1980” Source:James … Continue reading

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New America Foundation: Michael Lind- ‘Expanded Social Security: A Plan to Increase Retirement Security for All Americans’

Source:New America Foundation– with a paper on Social Security. “The conventional wisdom about Social Security is profoundly misguided. According to today’s mistaken consensus, the U.S. as a society cannot afford to allocate the money to pay for the present level … Continue reading

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