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Mapping global gun violence | The Economist

El Salvador, Venezuela and Guatemala have the worst gun violence in the world. America's lax firearm laws are adding to their problems. Click here to subscribe to The Economist on YouTube: https://econ.st/2xvTKdy Since 1990 the number of gun deaths worldwide has reached 6.5 million. Three quarters of gun deaths occur in just 15 countries. Latin America is home to some of the world's most violent countries by murder rate. El Salvador, Venezuela, and Guatemala are the top three countries...

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University: does a degree pay? | The Economist

The pressure for school-leavers to get a university degree is rising across the world. But does further education lead to better pay and opportunities? Click here to subscribe to The Economist on YouTube: https://econ.st/2xvTKdy Is university worth it? Many believe further education is the key to success. Around half of school leavers in the rich world have degrees and the share in rising in poorer countries. Governments say it boosts social mobility and economic growth. In South Korea...

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Public enemy: Venezuela’s mayor on the run | The Economist

Venezuela is on the brink of ruin. The former mayor of Caracas dared to challenge President Nicolas Maduro's authoritarian regime—and was made a public enemy. Click here to subscribe to The Economist on YouTube: https://econ.st/2xvTKdy Daily Watch: mind-stretching short films throughout the working week. For more from Economist Films visit: http://films.economist.com/ Check out The Economist’s full video catalogue: http://econ.st/20IehQk Like The Economist on Facebook:...

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David Miliband on the future of liberalism | The Economist

At The Economist’s Open Future festival in New York on September 15th 2018, David Miliband, president of the International Rescue Committee and former British Foreign Secretary, was interviewed by Zanny Minton Beddoes, The Economist’s Editor-in-chief. Click here to subscribe to The Economist on YouTube: https://econ.st/2xvTKdy Daily Watch: mind-stretching short films throughout the working week. For more from Economist Films visit: http://films.economist.com/ Check out The Economist’s...

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Steve Bannon debate at The Economist #OpenFutures festival | The Economist

At The Economist’s Open Future festival in New York on September 15th 2018, Steve Bannon, former White House chief strategist, was interviewed by Zanny Minton Beddoes, The Economist’s Editor-in-chief Click here to subscribe to The Economist on YouTube: https://econ.st/2xvTKdy Daily Watch: mind-stretching short films throughout the working week. For more from Economist Films visit: http://films.economist.com/ Check out The Economist’s full video catalogue: http://econ.st/20IehQk Like...

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Tony Blair on the future of liberalism | The Economist

Speaking in London at The Economist’s Open Future festival on September 15th 2018, former British prime minister Tony Blair spoke to Helen Joyce about Brexit, immigration, technology and political participation. Click here to subscribe to The Economist on YouTube: https://econ.st/2xvTKdy Daily Watch: mind-stretching short films throughout the working week. For more from Economist Films visit: http://films.economist.com/ Check out The Economist’s full video catalogue:...

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Reinventing liberalism for the 21st Century | The Economist

This week we celebrate our 175th anniversary with a manifesto for renewing liberalism through a programme of radical reform. But what does this entail? Click here to subscribe to The Economist on YouTube: https://econ.st/2xvTKdy On our cover this week we celebrate our 175 anniversary and we issue a manifesto for renewing liberalism. It's been a remarkably successful creed - if you look back over the last 175 years the progress towards human freedom and prosperity has been extraordinary,...

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Congo: how to stop the killing | The Economist

More people were killed in a recent civil war in the Democratic Republic of Congo than in conflicts in Vietnam, Syria, Iraq and Korea combined. The African country may be sliding back in to war, but one man is hoping a message of peace can overcome violence. WARNING: this film contains distressing images. Click here to subscribe to The Economist on YouTube: https://econ.st/2xvTKdy It's one of the deadliest countries on the planet - wracked for decades by civil war, rape, murder, and...

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Where does your phone come from? | The Economist

Apple is expected to announce its latest handset—the iPhone XS. Like all smartphones it will contain more than 70 chemical elements, which are mined from the Earth's crust in countries all over the world. Click here to subscribe to The Economist on YouTube: https://econ.st/2xvTKdy The number of smartphone users globally is set to reach 2.5 billion by 2019. Around a third of the world's population will own one. Smartphones touch every element of our lives but did you know that they also...

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