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Economic Democracy: The Cooperative Alternative | EdinburghX on edX | Course About Video

DONALD AR GEORGE: Political democracy is widely advocated as the best form of government available. But democracy rarely operates within the firm. At least in principle democratic governments can be criticized freely and are answerable to the people they seek to govern. But managers are not answerable to the people they seek to manage and criticism can be a dangerous...

HOPE: Human Odyssey to Political Existentialism | PrincetonX on edX.org

[MUSIC PLAYING] NARRATOR: In a world where people go about their daily lives having fun and seeking passing pleasures, one professor is on a mission to destroy humanity’s happiness. URIEL ABULOF: Now, that’s unfair. I’ve got nothing against happiness– I think. I just want to show that life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness don’t really capture the human condition,...

Making Government Work in Hard Places | PrincetonX on edX | Course About Page

JENNIFER WIDNER: Nematullah Bizhan, thanks very much for joining us in the course this term. Tell us a little bit about your project. NEMATULLAH BIZHAN: My project is about what can Afghanistan learn from South Korea and other countries which came out of independence and civil war. JENNIFER WIDNER: And what is it about South Korea, especially, that interests you?...