The White Man's Burden
William Jennings Bryan

In a speech at the Independence Day Banquet of the American Society of London, William Jennings Bryan talks about the duty of advanced nations to move from merely bringing "incidental benefits" to the Orient through trade to a genuine striving for the lesser nations' welfare.

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William Jennings Bryan: The White Man's Burden

July 4, 1906 (about 111 years ago)

In a speech at the Independence Day Banquet of the American Society of London, William Jennings Bryan talks about the duty of advanced nations to move from merely bringing "incidental benefits" to the Orient through trade to a genuine striving for the lesser nations' welfare.

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Source: EdChange

Eleanor Roosevelt: Speech Delivered in Jakarta, Indonesia

March 26, 1952 (over 65 years ago)

Eleanor Roosevelt talks about her work in the United Nations - her fears, struggles and triumphs, and in closing, touches on the work waiting to be done.

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Joseph Nye: Global Power Shifts

July 1, 2010 (about 7 years ago)

In this talk, Diplomat Joseph Nye discusses Global Power Shifts in the 21st century. He defines power and provides the different types of power today. He emphasizes the importance of soft power, combined with other factors to achieve smart power on the global political stage.

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Source: TED

Parag Khanna: Mapping the Future of Countries

July 1, 2009 (about 8 years ago)

In this talk, Geopolitical expert Parag Khanna tells us about our country's borders. He talks about how these lines in the map have extensively affected various economies. He also provides us with some solutions than may help lead us towards achieving a borderless world.

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Source: TED

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