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An Honest Look At Why The World Is In Debt

You know what always saved long-term problems? Short-term solutions. They're cheap, easy, and always seem to be just a day away from solving everything. Sadly, a lot of people actually believe that. Check out this video for a more comprehensive analysis of the world's failing economy than you're likely to get from all the talking points in the entire world. Skip to 4:59 for an awesome breakdown of why capitalism was especially susceptible to crashing.

Check out 1:49 for the "cultural origins" theory. At 4:02 the queen asks a bunch of economists why they didn't see the market crash coming, and we look at the insane profits for financiers at 9:58.


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"The issue on the table..."

Two of Hamilton's most beloved numbers are the Cabinet Battles between Alexander Hamilton and Thomas Jefferson. In Cabinet Battle #1, the issue on the table was Hamilton's national financial plan. In Cabinet Battle #2, the issue was whether to provide France assistance in their revolutionary war.

But there was a third rap battle written for the show, which was cut due to time and because it didn't actually move the plot along. The issue on the table for Cabinet Battle #3? Slavery.

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