Michael Hobbes

Michael Hobbes

Journalist & Animator

Contributing editor and producer at Highline. Former human rights consultant.

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How Does America Vet Refugees?

A short video on the refugee vetting process: "It's harder to come to the U.S. as a refugee than through any other route."

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Why Do Megaprojects Fail?

Video: From Boston's Big Dig to San Francisco's Bay Bridge, big infrastructure projects always take too long and cost too much. So why do we keep doing them?

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Brexit, Explained

Animation: What would happen if Britain left the European Union? Here's the three most likely scenarios

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Topsy the Elephant

Adaptation of a John Haskell short story.

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The Uganda Outside

Being an aid worker makes you see the world differently.

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Explained: Why is the AIDS Epidemic so Severe in the U.S.?

I made an animation based on my New Republic article: Why do 13,000 people die of AIDS every year in America, but fewer than 1,000 in the EU?

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How Europe's Flag Explains Why It Can't Get Anything Done

Animation: The chaotic history of Europe's boring flag.

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Michael Hobbes

I'm here for the recipes....

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What Would Happen if Britain Left the EU?

It would suck! Here is why....

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Mother Meditation - Professor Blastoff

The voice of Kyle Dunnigan and the laughter of Tig Notaro and David Huntsberger....

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[GA] Deputy Hobbs' dv - He & 13 other deputies fired when new Sheriff comes on

NEW CLAYTON SHERIFF FIRES 14 Saturday, January 03, 2009 New Clayton County Sheriff Kem Kimbrough fired 14 deputies on his first day in office —- a move simil......

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Locke, Hobbes and Marx and the Individual.

Michael Cross, educator and author of the "Freedom from Conscience" book series discusses the philosophical psychology behind John Locke, Thomas Hobbes and K......


Is Mike Wallace the reason Chinese leaders don’t give interviews?

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kClOxThPXHI] Hu Jintao, China's president for the last decade, is the first leader of China since the Empress Dowager Cixi (who died in 1908)…...

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Protester or Stakeholder As Change Agent in the Environmental Movement: Michael Hobbs at TEDxUCC

Michael Hobbs outline his journey from protester to stakeholder in promoting the environment in the city of the future "Protester or Stakeholder as change ag......

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Saudi Arabia bans Guy Fawkes masks for ‘instilling culture of violence’

Saudi Arabia has a foolproof plan to staunch revolutionary rumblings. On Thursday, the Saudi newspaper al-Medina reported that the country's Ministry of the Interior has…...