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PragerU: Five-Minute Videos

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We take the best ideas from the best minds and distill them down to five focused minutes. We then add graphics and animation to create the most persuasive, entertaining, and educational case possible for the values that have made America and the West the source of so much liberty and wealth. These values are Judeo-Christian at their core and include the concepts of freedom of speech, a free press, free markets and a strong military to protect and project those values.

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We take the best ideas from the best minds and distill them down to five focused minutes. We then add graphics and animation to create the most persuasive, entertaining, and educational case possible for the values that have made America and the West the source of so much liberty and wealth. These values are Judeo-Christian at their core and include the concepts of freedom of speech, a free press, free markets and a strong military to protect and project those values.

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Fallen Soldier

By TriKnight-1 - May 22 2020
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Very moving. One of the best PragerU has put out. All of the rest are great as well.

The Fallen Soldier

By pfcbihf - May 19 2020
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This episode of Prager should be required listening for everyone living in our country. Thank you

iTunes Ratings

3401 Ratings
Average Ratings
3103
104
42
26
126

Fallen Soldier

By TriKnight-1 - May 22 2020
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Very moving. One of the best PragerU has put out. All of the rest are great as well.

The Fallen Soldier

By pfcbihf - May 19 2020
Read more
This episode of Prager should be required listening for everyone living in our country. Thank you
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PragerU: Five-Minute Videos

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We take the best ideas from the best minds and distill them down to five focused minutes. We then add graphics and animation to create the most persuasive, entertaining, and educational case possible for the values that have made America and the West the source of so much liberty and wealth. These values are Judeo-Christian at their core and include the concepts of freedom of speech, a free press, free markets and a strong military to protect and project those values.

Rank #1: Anger Management

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Do you struggle to control your anger? Are you the victim of someone who loses their temper? When you feel angry, controlling that rage is very difficult--but it's possible. And Joseph Telushkin, a rabbi and best-selling author, shares one simple, doable rule that may just save the relationships of those who take it seriously.

Jan 08 2019

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Rank #2: Money in Politics: What's the Problem?

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Is "campaign finance reform" a good way to regulate money in politics? Nationally syndicated, Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist and best-selling author George Will shows that, despite the innocent name given by its proponents, campaign finance reform is really a euphemism for controlling free speech. If the goal is to get money out of politics, the real solution is to get politics out of money. In other words, shrink government. In five minutes, learn the truth.

Jan 05 2019

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Rank #3: What's the Truth About the First Thanksgiving?

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Should Americans celebrate Thanksgiving as a day of gratitude? Or should they mourn it as a day of guilt? Michael Medved, author of The American Miracle, shares the fascinating story of the first Thanksgiving.

Jan 11 2019

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Rank #4: The Progressive Income Tax: A Tale of Three Brothers

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"The Progressive Income Tax" is one of those economic terms that gets bandied about, but few actually know what it means or how it works. This tale of three similar brothers with three different incomes (but one shared expense) helps explain the tax system under which we live. Adapted from an article by noted investor and economist, Kip Hagopian, and narrated by actress Carolyn Hennesy of "General Hospital" and "True Blood" fame, this animated story will change the way you think about how you pay your taxes.

Jan 05 2019

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Rank #5: What It Takes to Become a Millionaire

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What’s the difference between America’s millionaires and the rest of us? Chris Hogan, author of Everyday Millionaires, and his research team interviewed over 10,000 millionaires to find out, and what they discovered exploded a number of common myths.

Jan 21 2019

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Rank #6: Build the Wall

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Can America solve its illegal immigration problem both justly and humanely? Yes, but it requires first building a border wall. Washington Post columnist and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Charles Krauthammer explains why.

Jan 10 2019

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Rank #7: How to Get Kids to Listen

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Why is it so hard for so many parents and teachers to get kids to do as they are told? Because too many adults have followed some very bad advice. Family psychologist John Rosemond offers some useful tips on how to get the little barbarians to listen.

Jan 11 2019

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Rank #8: What Happens When Google Disagrees With You?

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Is Google open to a diverse array of viewpoints? Or is it an ideological echo chamber? Just ask former Google software engineer James Damore. He was fired for disagreeing with Google's (left-wing) orthodoxy. In this video, James shares his story.

Jan 11 2019

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Rank #9: How the Liberal University Hurts the Liberal Student

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Are most college professors liberal? Yes, says Penn State Associate Professor of Political Science and Philosophy Matthew Woessner. Perhaps surprisingly, however, his research shows that liberal bias does not seem to influence right-leaning students. Rather, it insulates left-leaning students, hindering their ability to critically analyze their own ideas. In five minutes, learn more about college liberal bias.

Jan 05 2019

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Rank #10: Why Trump Won

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Were you shocked at the results of the 2016 American presidential election? Most people were, but Stephen Harper was not one of them. Here, the former Prime Minister of Canada explains the trends that foreshadowed Trump’s victory and left many political elites looking wildly out of touch.

Jan 28 2019

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Rank #11: Where Are You, Martin Luther King?

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A half-century after his death, Martin Luther King Jr. is as revered as ever. But have we been following his example, or merely paying lip service to his ideas? Jason Riley, Senior Fellow at the Manhattan Institute, weighs in.

Jan 14 2019

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Rank #12: Understanding Men and Women

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Men and Women live in the same world, so why do they see it so differently? Renowned relationship expert, Alison Armstrong, provides answers that are provocative and profound in this entertaining. fully animated Prager University course, the first in a new series.

Jan 05 2019

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Rank #13: Why You Can't Argue With A Leftist

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When two people share the same goals, they can disagree – even strongly disagree – and still have a productive discussion about how to reach those shared objectives. As comedian and author Owen Benjamin explains, the problem with America today is we no longer share the same goals, and that’s tearing us apart.

Feb 04 2019

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Rank #14: Interview with Paul Johnson

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Dennis inaugurates a new feature of Prager University: Wisdom of the Masters, interviews with some of the finest minds in the world. First up, influential British historian Paul Johnson, author of "Modern Times, "The Intellectuals" and "A History of the American People."

Jan 05 2019

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Rank #15: Is Organic Food Worth the Cost?

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Are organic foods really healthier than non-organic foods? Are they better for animals? Are they better for the environment? Bjorn Lomborg, president of the Copenhagen Consensus Center, explains.

Jan 10 2019

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Rank #16: Why is Modern Art so Bad?

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For two millennia, great artists set the standard for beauty. Now those standards are gone. Modern art is a competition between the ugly and the twisted; the most shocking wins. What happened? How did the beautiful come to be reviled and bad taste come to be celebrated? Renowned artist Robert Florczak explains the history and the mystery behind this change and how it can be stopped and even reversed.

Jan 05 2019

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Rank #17: Forgiveness

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We have all had times in our relationships when we hurt a loved one, or a loved one hurt us. That's part of life. But not all of us know how to forgive, even when the other party has offered a sincere apology. In this Prager University course, UCLA psychiatrist Dr. Stephen Marmer shares the three types of forgiveness--exoneration, forbearance, and release--and explains why anyone who wants to mend meaningful relationships must first understand forgiveness. Internalizing Dr. Marmer's teaching can be an important first step, for many people, to keeping and fixing their most valued relationships.

Jan 05 2019

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Rank #18: The Inconvenient Truth About the Democratic Party

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Did you know that the Democratic Party defended slavery, started the Civil War, founded the KKK, and fought against every major civil rights act in U.S. history? Watch as Carol Swain, professor of political science at Vanderbilt University, shares the inconvenient history of the Democratic Party.

Jan 10 2019

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Rank #19: The Left Ruins Everything

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From the Boy Scouts to literature, from the arts to universities: the left ruins everything it touches. Dennis Prager explains.

Mar 25 2019

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Rank #20: Cops Are the Good Guys

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Are cops perfect? Of course not. And no one should expect them to be. But every single day, under the most difficult conditions, the police protect us from the bad guys. In other words, they do their job and they do it well. Former Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke makes it very clear: cops are not the problem.

Jan 11 2019

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Minimum Wage Cost Me My Job

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What happens when politicians decide they are in a better position than business owners to know how much workers should be paid? We don't have to guess. Cities like Seattle and New York have already done so with their $15/hour minimum wage mandates. Simone Barron, a lifelong restaurant worker, recounts how "helping" her impacted her wallet, her career, and her life.

Jul 13 2020

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Mother Knows Best: Why I Fight for School Choice

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Are government schools really giving children the education they deserve? If you think the answer is “yes,” you haven't asked a parent with a child stuck in a bad school. Cecilia Iglesias, President of the Parent Union, knows first-hand that our education system is in deep trouble.

Jul 06 2020

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Why I Love America

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Dennis Prager has traveled all over the world. But at the end of every trip, he returns home with a new appreciation for America. Why? Because no country is more open, more generous, and has done more for the cause of freedom than America has.

Jul 06 2020

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The Ferguson Lie

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Most people think they know what happened in Ferguson, MO on August 9, 2014. Most people are wrong. Radio host and author Larry Elder presents a factual account of what really happened on that fateful day.

Jun 22 2020

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Who's More Radical: the Left or the Right?

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What would America look like if the Left got everything it wanted? What would America look like if the Right got everything it wanted? PragerU’s Will Witt fleshes out each of these scenarios in this provocative thought-experiment. The results might surprise you.

Jun 15 2020

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Who Is Booker T. Washington?

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In the years following the Civil War, Booker T. Washington devoted his life to helping blacks transition out of slavery and into freedom. While his ideas were never fully embraced in his time, today, more than a century later, they remain strikingly relevant. Derryck Green from Project 21 explains.

Jun 08 2020

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Graduation 2020: The Covid Class

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The 2020 graduating class faces challenges unlike any class before it. Uncertainty looms at every turn: job prospects, social interactions, and many other aspects of “normal life” once taken for granted. So what lessons can be learned from this unparalleled situation? Dennis Prager offers three.

Jun 05 2020

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What Does Separation Of Church And State Mean?

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Nearly every American knows the phrase “separation of church and state.” Do you know where it's from? Here’s a hint: it’s not in the Constitution. John Eastman, professor of law at Chapman University, explains how and why this famous phrase has played such an outsized role in American life and law.

May 27 2020

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The Fallen Soldier

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Others have made the ultimate sacrifice so that you could be free. Remember them—today, and always. A moving tribute, written and narrated by former Navy Seal and author Jocko Willink.

May 18 2020

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Lies About Israel Lead to Lies About Everything

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Why would someone like Sebastian Cevallos, a university student in Ecuador, care about Israel? You'd think this tiny country on the other side of the globe from where he lives would have no bearing on his life. But it does. Here’s why.

May 11 2020

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Social Justice Isn't Justice

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You’ll see a lot of references to justice in the Bible, but you’ll never see the word “social” precede it. Why? Is it simply because social justice is a new cause that post dates the Bible? Or is it because social justice, by its very nature, is directly at odds with justice as the Bible defines it? Allie Beth Stuckey, host of Relatable on BlazeTV, takes a fresh look at this important issue.

May 04 2020

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The Bravery Deficit

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Do you feel forced to keep your values to yourself? Are you afraid to speak up about your views and opinions for fear of creating family tension or losing your friends—or your job? Dave Rubin calls this being in the political closet—and it’s time to come out.

Apr 27 2020

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Why Are So Many Americans in Prison?

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Activist groups claim a biased criminal justice system has put too many people behind bars. The solution, they say, is to drastically cut the prison population. Even now, some states are using the coronavirus pandemic to double down on granting early release to thousands of prisoners. Rafael Mangual, Deputy Director of Legal Policy at the Manhattan Institute, urges caution: most people are in prison for a good reason.

Apr 06 2020

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Conservatives Are the Real Environmentalists

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Environmentalists are certain conservatives don’t care about clean air and clean water; that they’re happy to trade the planet for profit. Is it true? Do conservatives really care more about green pockets than green forests? Michael Knowles offers a much-needed new perspective.

Mar 30 2020

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What Was Revolutionary About the American Revolution?

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Everyone knows the basics of the American Revolution: thirteen North American colonies revolted against British rule and won their independence. But there’s much more to the story: the American Revolution, of all revolutions, was a game-changer for the entire world. How so? And most importantly, why? Renowned historian Allen Guelzo explains.

Mar 23 2020

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The Intolerance of Tolerance

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What does it mean to be tolerant? The dictionary defines tolerance as respecting others' opinions, especially those you disagree with. But in our polarized cultural climate, it’s come to mean something else entirely. Greg Koukl, president of Stand to Reason, sorts it all out.

Mar 16 2020

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The Truth About Canadian Healthcare

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Why can’t America’s healthcare system be more like Canada’s? Here’s a better question: why would you want it to be? French-Canadian entrepreneur Alain Lambert has first-hand experience with both Canada's and America's healthcare systems, and he offers some cautionary tales. Canadian-style healthcare might not be as good for your health as you think.

Mar 09 2020

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Why Are So Many Young People Unhappy?

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Why are young people so unhappy and so anxious about their future? Healthcare professionals and social scientists round the usual suspects: drug addiction, social media, cyberbullying and a host of other problems. But do you see something important missing from this list? Dennis Prager does.

Mar 02 2020

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Is Voter Fraud Real?

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What is the greatest threat to free and fair elections in America? Here’s a hint: it’s not Russia, or any other foreign power. It’s not a person, either. It’s something much more subtle, and much more dangerous. Investigative reporter Eric Eggers has the answer.

Feb 24 2020

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Why the West Won

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For the past few centuries, Western Civilization has dominated the world both culturally and economically. Why? Some point to imperialism, slavery, and colonial wars. But those sins are common to all empires throughout history. What separates the West from the rest? Stanford historian Niall Ferguson has the answer in this highly informative video.

Feb 17 2020

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iTunes Ratings

3401 Ratings
Average Ratings
3103
104
42
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126

Fallen Soldier

By TriKnight-1 - May 22 2020
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Very moving. One of the best PragerU has put out. All of the rest are great as well.

The Fallen Soldier

By pfcbihf - May 19 2020
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This episode of Prager should be required listening for everyone living in our country. Thank you