Comparative Cultures 12

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Country Guides (PDFs)

North Korea

How to deal with North Korea (3 military strategies)

What it is like to live in North Korea in 2018

What its like to be a tourist in North Korea

Escaping North Korea

Vice Documentary with the Harlem Globetrotters

Dolphin Show (filmed by Mr. Aikenhead)

The countryside by train (filmed by Mr. Aikenhead)

Workers in the field (filmed by Mr. Aikenhead)

Man who was born in a North Korean Prison 

Why America doesnt invade North Korea

North Korean Amusement Park Photos

North Korean refugees stories

Interesting North Korean Photos

More interesting North Korean photos

Full Vice North Korea documentary

Why North Koreans hate Americans



Vietnam / Cambodia

Amazing Vietnam War photos

Cambodian Genocide Article

Story of a draft dodger who moved to Canada

Places to visit in Vietnam (video)

Surprising Vietnam facts (video)

Vietnam war (crash course)

Reality TV show of Swedish teens working in a Cambodia sweatshop

China

China's Social Media Experiment

Intro to China (Cartoon)

Ted talk about Chinese factory workers

Article about Hong Kong + China today

Images of Chinese factory workers

Rent a white guy in China (Vice Doc)

Effects of pollution

Crash Course Chinese history

Crash Course Chinese revolution

Crash Course China today

Chinese governments use of Pandas as gifts

Inside China's insect eating industry

Chinese communism kindergarden

One Child Policy Articles (for debate)

Vice Doc: Returning home for Chinese New Years

Chinese Women Livestreaming Industry

Baby Pandas in 3D!



Japan

47 Ronin play synopsis

Japanese Birth rate problem (article)

How to Parent like the japanese (article)

Japanese children travel to school alone

Why the Japanese Police are bored (article)

Why Japanese bathrooms are the best

Japanese CEO takes the bus to work

Conveyor belt restaurant 

School Lunches in Japan

Why Japan has so many vending machines

Modern day Samurai - Way of the Warrior

Crash Course on Code of the Samurai

Crash Course on Japanese Theatre and Kabuki plays

Modern Samurai cuts up stuff

Modern Samurai cuts up more stuff




India

Amazon tries to open in India (article)

Bollywood (article)

The food on India's trains

India's water / sewage crisis (skip to 17:00)

India's street kids (documentary)

Crash Course on Gandhi

Crash Course on the non-violence movement

Crash Course on India's mythology

India's gay prince (article)

Kolkata's Flower men (article)




Philippines

Killing squads / Inside the war on drugs (article)

War on drugs (photo journal)

Why people like Duterte (article)

My Family's slave (article)

America's imperialism in the phillipines (article)

What its like being a journalist in the Philippines (article)

Secret gay language (article)

Photos of people who live in the cemetery

Graphic novel on the colonization of the Philippines 

Gay friendly Philippino commercial


Mexico

Lonely Planet: Mexico

Latin American Revolutions Crash Course

Vox Documentary: Guatemala / Mexico Border

Trump supporting Luchadore Villian

How Pinatas are made

Mexican Responses to Coco

Mexican Traditional Dance How-To Video Playlist




Colombia

Pablo Escobar Tourism (article)

Vintage Colombian Photos

How the Youth of Colombia protested for peace (article) 

What it was like in Medellin when Escobar was in control (article)

Colombia's peace with FARC explained

Pablo Escobar's estate is now a dinosaur theme park (article)

Real life Narcos (3 part documentary)



Why We fight study guide (pdf)


Interesting Ron Paul Speech about Iraq (video)

Humans of New York: Refugee Stories

What Isis Really Wants (article)

The Other France (article)

Untold history of Iran (video)

The Daily Show goes to Iran (video)

Former ISIS Hostage speaks out (video)

Iraq explained (video)

Vox explains whats going on in the middle east (video)

Rise of Isis, Explained (video)

Refugee commercial

Europe refugee crisis explained (video)

Crash Course: Israel and Palestine

Crash Course: Iran

Geography now: Iran

Geography Now: Israel

Geography Now: Egypt

Vox: Syria's war explained (video)

The Islamic State (Vice Documentary)

How America created the Islamic State (Vice Documentary)


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