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Just Money: Banking as if Society Mattered | MITx on edX | Course About Video

Just Money: Banking as if Society Mattered | MITx on edX | Course About Video

The global crisis of 2007-2008 demonstrated the fundamental role the banks play in our global economic system and in our society as a whole. Without functioning banks, people lose their jobs, businesses shutter, and our economies threaten to collapse. While the crisis highlighted the ways in which failing banks can undermine our economy and our …

MOOC | “Black Reconstruction” | The Civil War and Reconstruction, 1865-1890 | 3.5.1

>>Last week, we saw how after the great battle between Andrew Johnson and Congress, what we call Radical Reconstruction, Congressional Reconstruction, is enacted by the Congress, and new governments are to be put into place in the South based on — with some little exceptions — universal manhood suffrage, black suffrage, white suffrage, etc., for …

Civil Liberties

All of us like to think of ourselves as true champions of civil rights and civil liberties And yet, if we’re honest, we recognize that there are reasonable people of goodwill who disagree with us about some important rights and liberties issues. And they too regard themselves as champions of civil rights and liberties. Most …