Tag: Law

How Ireland Accidentally Legalized Drugs for Two Days

This video was made possible by Brilliant. Learn with Brilliant by being one of the first 200 to sign up at brilliant.org/HAI. Welcome to Half as Interesting—home of cultural sensitivity—and welcome to Ireland—home of leprechauns, Irish whiskey, and leprechauns who get drunk off Irish whiskey. The Republic of Ireland has many claims to fame: great musicians like U2, great actors...

Our Common Bond Clip 6 – Government and the law in Australia

What do the three levels of government do? Responsibilities of the Australian government: Taxation. National economic management. Immigration and Citizenship. Employment. Postal services, and the communications network. Social security, pension. And family support. Defence. Trade. Airports, and air safety. And foreign affairs. Relations with other countries. Responsibilities of the state and territory government: Hospitals, and health services. Schools. Railways, roads,...

Post-election reflection: Why a large, diverse, secular democracy is challenging for Homo sapiens

– Thank you very much. So we are very fortunate to have as our lunchtime keynote speaker Professor Jonathan Haidt. He’s hiding behind me at the moment. He will make a dramatic appearance. He is the Thomas Cooley Professor of Ethical Leadership at NYU’s Stern Business School, and an incredibly wide-ranging social psychologist whose work explores the intuitive or emotional...

The Nordic Model of Social Democracy: A Conversation with Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven

– Good afternoon. I’m Trevor Morrison. I’m the dean of the law school here at NYU. I’m thrilled to welcome you to this conversation with Swedish Prime Minister, Stefan Löfven. A cornerstone of this law school’s mission is to provide our students with a truly global legal education. Part of that occurs in the classroom, and a lot of that...

Democracy Is Haram – الديمقراطية حرام – Demokrasi Haramdır

People, they were… complaining from… governor and they are writing to… Constantinople, saying “we are not happy… with this governor. Change it, send a new one. Take this one away, we are not happy.” and Bab Ali from Constantinople… they are appointing new governor. At that time no cars, no trains, no plains, people they were journeying, on camels or...

‘People’s veto’ petition could put vaccine law in front of voters

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