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The War on Cuba — Episode 1

The documentary series, The War on Cuba, gives an inside look on the effects of U.S. sanctions on Cuban people.

A Self-Pardon Is Incompatible With the Constitution

Constitutional expert Laurence Tribe tells Lawrence O’Donnell that if Trump tried to pardon himself, his argument would not hold up in court because it goes against the principle that no one is above the law.

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Let It Go: A Trump Parody

You did it, America! “Let It Go" from Frozen by Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez. Lyrics by me, SongBird.

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Trump & Election Results | John Oliver

A week after Joe Biden’s win in the US presidential election, John Oliver discusses Donald Trump’s various attempts to overturn the results, why his claims don’t hold water, and the consequences of indulging him.

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Beethoven 250 tribute

In honor of Beethoven's 250th anniversary, the complex and beautiful cymatic geometry embedded in Beethoven's gorgeous melody are revealed. The imagery is the actual geometry of music imprinted onto pure water and is not computer generated.

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Election Results 2020 | John Oliver

John Oliver discusses the long week of US presidential election results, including Donald Trump’s various attempts to make the election appear illegitimate, and a historic win for Joe Biden and Kamala Harris.

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What Are mRNA Vaccines?

The first Covid-19 vaccines employ a biotechnology never before used. Find out how mRNA vaccines work.

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Ma Rainey's Black Bottom | Movie

An upcoming American drama film directed by George C. Wolfe and written by Ruben Santiago-Hudson, based on the play of the same name by August Wilson. Featuring Viola Davis and Chadwick Boseman.

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How QAnon Has Gone Global

QAnon is a far-right conspiracy theory that alleges that the world is run by a powerful cabal of Satan worshipping pedophiles, who work to undermine US President Donald Trump and his actions against them, with the cabal operating a gloa global child sex trafficking ring. (Wikipedia)

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"Time Warp"

It’s astounding… time is fleeting… and the 2020 election is here. Time to ROCK-Y THE VOTE! And remember: it's just a jump to the LEFT, and not a step to the right!

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