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Conversation with Orlando Figes, The Story of Russia

Join Professors Jeffrey Sachs and Orlando Figes, historian and author of The Crimean War: A History (2012) and his new book, The Story of Russia (2022), in a fascinating discussion of Russian history…

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Conversation with Rick Perlstein, Reaganland

In this session of the Book Club, Professor Jeffrey Sachs and historian Rick Perlstein discuss his book Reaganland, the "Southernization" of American politics, the causes behind U.S.…

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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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Political Participation of Women

Tracing the political participation of women after democratization, many women’s NGOs emerged as formal organizations to advocate for the participation of women at every decision-making level. …

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Payoffs from the Miracle

Historic Shift to Current Account Surpluses. Korea’s Economic Miracle was assisted by a fortuitous international development. In September 1985, there was a 50% depreciation of the USD against…

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What We Hope For

In the final video of Roberto Mangabeira Unger's Freedom Now series, Professor Unger concludes his vision of a progressive alternative by stating that the task of institutions is to create a…

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High-Energy Democracy

In the tenth video of Roberto Mangabeira Unger's Freedom Now series, Professor Unger describes three sets of innovations to create a "high-energy" democracy that enables ongoing…

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The Capable Agent: Education

In the ninth video of Roberto Mangabeira Unger's Freedom Now series, Professor Unger lays out his four-part vision of a truly progressive approach to education. This video is also featured in…

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Taxation and Inequality

In the seventh video of Roberto Mangabeira Unger's Freedom Now series, Professor Unger calls for transformation in the the innovation of the market order, and outlines his vision for a…

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The Capable Agent: Security and Plasticity

In the eighth video of Roberto Mangabeira Unger's Freedom Now series, Professor Unger states that for individuals to become a truly capable agent in a progressive economy, they must be supported…

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Finance and the Real Economy

In the sixth video of Roberto Mangabeira Unger's Freedom Now series, Professor Unger differentiates finance from the real economy, and argues for a completely new way of thinking about the…

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Labor and capital

In the fifth video of Roberto Mangabeira Unger's Freedom Now series, Professor Unger argues that a truly progressive approach to the economy requires a change in the relation of labor to capital…

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The New Dilemma of Development

In the third video of Roberto Mangabeira Unger's Freedom Now series, Professor Unger explains that traditional means of promoting economic development—industrialization via mass market…

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The Knowledge Economy and Its Future

In the fourth video of Roberto Mangabeira Unger's Freedom Now series, Professor Unger outlines the characteristics of the knowledge economy and discusses what production processes must change in…

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Thinking about Alternatives

In the first video of his series Freedom Now: The Economic and Political Alternative, philosopher Roberto Mangabeira Unger argues that traditional progressive politics do not go far enough in their…

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The Scope of a Progressive Program

In the second video of Roberto Mangabeira Unger's Freedom Now series, Professor Unger lays out the three axis points of his progressive alternative: democratization of the market economy,…

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