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3.2 Impacts of European Colonization on Amazonian Populations (1492-19th centuries) - The Living Amazon

This lecture highlights how the arrival of Europeans, especially Portuguese and Spanish, led to violence, diseases, religious domination, enslavement, dispossession, and ultimately to a demographic…

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Conversation with Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, Not "a Nation of Immigrants"

This meeting of the Book Club with Jeffrey Sachs took place on August 26, 2021. Prof. Sachs met with renowned historian Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz to discuss her newest book Not "a Nation of…

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Conversation with Rashid Khalidi, The Hundred Years' War on Palestine

This conversation with Rashid Khalidi took place on March 24, 2021, as part of the Book Club with Jeffrey Sachs. They discussed Khalidi's book The Hundred Years' War on Palestine and the…

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Political Turbulence of Suppression & Consequent Correction

Dramatic Development & Correction: Park (1962~79), Chun (1981~87) and Roh (1988~92) Governments. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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The Saemaul Movement and Reforestation

Korea’s reforestation model is recognized globally as a success. The importance of reforestation is increasing because of global climate change. The transformation of ruined forests into dense…

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The Ages of Globalization

Today’s most urgent problems are fundamentally global. They require nothing less than concerted, planet-wide action if we are to secure a long-term future. But humanity’s story has always…

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Fairness, Understanding Factors of Inequality

This chapter explores inequality based on geographic factors, looking at the history of colonialism and slavery, discrimination, and indigenous populations. This video is licensed under the CC…

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What is Globalization?

This chapter focuses on globalization and the interconnection of the evolving world economy. Globalization is a multi-dimensional process of goods and services, financial flows, information, ideas…

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Pathways to Sustainable Development and Human Rights

Our failure to pay attention to excluded groups often compromises the extent to which human rights can be upheld and extended in the sustainable development process. We need to decolonize our…

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Subject in Law vs. Object in Law

The distinction between the subject and object in law is a very important element in law because it sets the scene for much of the structural discrimination that has hence occurred. This is relevant…

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