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2014 Iowa Ren Faire Highlights

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A look at the Renaissance Faire held in Amana, Iowa May 24th-26th, 2014. Clips of costumes, royalty, jousting, bad Shakespeare and even a mermaid take up 26 minutes of good family fun with celtic folk music included. It also includes a few hints and tips for people on how to enjoy the Ren Faire the most.

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"How to Prevent Future Trumps" (4 minutes)

Robert Reich explains how we can stop the rise of more Trumps in the future.

"USDA Inspectors Complained About Chemicals Sprayed on Poultry -- They Were Ignored" (8.5 minutes)

In 2008, Jessica Robertson was a full-time consumer safety inspector for the U.S.D.A. In the years that followed, she had three elbow surgeries and sustained a serious nerve injury in her neck. Stranger symptoms came later. Nothing happened when she and other workers at the plant raised concerns.

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"The Laura Flanders Show" (51.5 minutes)

In these two episodes, Laura and her guests address these topics:

“Jeremy Corbyn and the Labour Party's Radical Rise,” and

“Decolonizing Wealth Through Indigenous Leadership.”

"TED Talks: Lindsay Malloy and Bronwyn King" (29.5 minutes)

In these two TED Talks, Lindsay Malloy and Bronwyn King discuss:

“Why Teens Confess to Crimes They Didn't Commit,” and

“You May Be Accidentally Investing In Cigarette Companies.”

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"The Laura Flanders Show" (25.5 minutes)

Building the Democratic Economy, from Preston to Cleveland.

Preston, England, the birthplace of the industrial revolution in many ways, is experimenting with a new, cooperative model, inspired by another formerly industrialized city: Cleveland, Ohio.