Posts Tagged ‘Vox videos’

America Can Leave Fossil Fuels Behind

September 15, 2020

How America can leave fossil fuels behind, in one chart. a Vox video by Danush Parvaneh, David Roberts, and Joey Sendaydiego.

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How Masks Got Political

August 27, 2020

Health authorities agree: Wearing a mask can help stop the spread of the coronavirus. But even after thousands have died, many people still don’t believe it.

A Vox video by By Madeline Marshall.

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Southern Socialites’ Alternative History Campaign

August 17, 2020

The United Daughters of the Confederacy pushed the “Lost Cause” movement, revising history to reinterpret the South after the American Civil War. These women from elite antebellum families used their social, financial,  and political clout to pressure local governments to erect monuments to Confederate heroes. They formed textbook review committees to determine what Southern schoolchildren learned about the war, indoctinating children about the Confederate cause, ensuring that generations grew up as segregationists. A Vox video.

Related:

“The Secret History of America’s Worthless Confederate Monuments,” Kate Wagner, The New Republic

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Seen the protests on TV? No, you haven’t.

August 13, 2020

Journalism professor Jason Johnson and Kainaz Amaria of Vox explain that news media can show you what a protest’s dramatic incidents look like, but not why it’s happening.

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Worry About This Glacier

August 5, 2020

Antarctica’s remote Thwaites Glacier is the size of Florida. This “Doomsday Glacier” could be on the verge of a rapid collapse. A Vox video by Sam Ellis, Dion Lee, Joss Fong, and Melissa Hirsch.

Related:

“Italian homes evacuated over risk of Mont Blanc glacier collapse,” Angela Giuffrida, The Guardian

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Washington DC isn’t a state. Why not?

July 31, 2020

Despite America’s founding principles, politics perpetuates taxation without representation in the United States. Kimberly Mas and Madeline Marshall explore why Washington DC is not a state in this Vox video.

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Why U.S. Policemen Look Like Soldiers

July 29, 2020

Why are the police bringing military assault rifles to political protests? Where did they get them? A Vox video by Madeline Marshall, Adam Freelander, and Dion Lee.

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How the British royal family makes money

July 9, 2020

“How the British royal family makes money,” a Vox video explainer by Laura Bult.

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Room for dessert?

July 7, 2020

More:

“Why you always seem to have room for dessert,” Madeline Marshall, Vox

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How animation got real

June 23, 2020

Cartoon figures’ movements became more fluid and natural after Max Fleischer invented the Rotoscope. Vox’s Phil Edwards explains.

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