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Support CaspianReport through Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/CaspianReport BAKU - For many centuries the Islamic World was at the forefront of scientific achievement. Yet, in modern times, the level of education has declined to such an extent that on the average, Muslim-majority countries have 9 technicians, engineers and scientists per thousand people. For comparison, the global average stands at 41 per thousand people. To understand this phenomenon we must explore the past. In the previous episodes, we explained how the Inquisition of Ibn Hanbal and the Anarchy at Samarra, ignited the disintegration of the Abbasid Empire. It is during this era that religious and political developments intertwined and set the stage for a new group of theology, which would forever change Islamic civili...
This segment originally aired Nov. 18, 2016, on VICE News Tonight on HBO. In September, seven Detroit students filed a lawsuit against Governor Rick Snyder and other state education officials. They argued that the state of Michigan is violating students’ Constitutional rights by depriving them of literacy. A senior at Osborn Evergreen Academy of Design named Jamarria Hall is currently taking his second year of pre-calculus. Math is his favorite subject, he told VICE News correspondent Jay Caspian Kang in Detroit. “Really, I don’t think there’s even another teacher probably available to teach the next math class,” Hall said. “And even if it is, it’s probably not even no books for that math class.” Hall is classmates with one of the unnamed plaintiffs in the lawsuit. Earlier this month, ...
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Speakers: VAHID ALAGHBAND Chairman, Balli Group, Deputy Chair, Asia House RUFAT ASLANLI Chairman, State Committee for Securities of Azerbaijan Republic, Former Chairman, Central Bank of Azerbaijan H.E. Ambassador MATTHEW BRYZA Former US Ambassador to Azerbaijan Dr. JAHANGIR HAJIYEV Chairman, International Bank of Azerbaijan Chair: SIMON HUME-KENDALL Founder, Burren Energy plc, former Chairman, Clydesdale Bank (UK)
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