Category Archive: 5.) The Economist

Sykes-Picot: Carving up the Middle East | The Economist

In 1915 British diplomat Mark Sykes described for The Economist the battle underway in the Middle East. A few months later he carved up control of the region with his French counterpart Francois George Picot. The impact of the secret agreement they reached is still being felt today Click here to subscribe to The Economist …

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Philip Hammond’s plan to help JAMs to stimulate Britain’s economy

Philip Hammond, Britain’s chancellor, makes his first autumn statement today on the government’s tax and spending priorities. Our word of the day considers the target of his plans to stimulate the economy: the citizens who are “just about managing”, otherwise known as JAMs. Click here to subscribe to The Economist on YouTube: http://econ.trib.al/rWl91R7 Daily Watch: …

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Bloodhound’s attempt to break the world land speed record | The Economist

An attempt will be made to drive faster than the speed of sound—at 800mph—and break the world land speed record. Click here to subscribe to The Economist on YouTube: http://econ.trib.al/rWl91R7 In October 2017 the eyes of the world will be on the Kalahari Desert. At South Africa’s Hakskeen Pan, the Bloodhound Supersonic team will attempt …

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Which country takes in the most refugees? | The Economist

There are more refugees fleeing their homelands in search of safety and jobs than ever before. But where do they end up? Click here to subscribe to The Economist on YouTube: http://econ.trib.al/rWl91R7 Daily Watch: mind-stretching short films every day of the working week. For more from Economist Films visit: http://films.economist.com/ Check out The Economist’s full …

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Europe’s migrant crisis part three | making landfall in the EU | The Economist

Médecins Sans Frontières’ ‘Dignity 1’ rescues stranded and distressed migrants from Europe’s worst migration route—the central Mediterranean. Emma Hogan, our Europe correspondent, was on board in October with more than four hundred migrants as it returned to dry land Click here to subscribe to The Economist on YouTube: http://econ.trib.al/rWl91R7 Daily Watch: mind-stretching short films every …

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Europe’s migrant crisis part two | Endless rescues on the Mediterranean | The Economist

Search and rescue boat ‘Dignity 1’ patrols the deadliest migration route in the Mediterranean. On the busiest day of this mission, more than four hundred migrants were pulled from the sea on the ‘Dignity 1’ alone Click here to subscribe to The Economist on YouTube: http://econ.trib.al/rWl91R7 Daily Watch: mind-stretching short films every day of the …

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Europe’s migrant crisis part one | on a rescue boat in the Mediterranean | The Economist

Médecins Sans Frontières’ search and rescue boat patrols the central Mediterranean to help migrants who get into distress at sea trying to cross to Europe. Emma Hogan, our Europe correspondent, spent five days on board Click here to subscribe to The Economist on YouTube: http://econ.trib.al/rWl91R7 Daily Watch: mind-stretching short films every day of the working …

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Election Briefing: Donald Trump’s victory

Donald Trump will be America’s 45th president. Zanny Minton Beddoes, editor-in-chief of The Economist, discusses what his victory means for other populist movements and the international order Click here to subscribe to The Economist on YouTube: http://econ.trib.al/rWl91R7

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Donald Trump’s cataclysmic election victory

The Economist’s word of the day conveys the seismic impact of a decisive win for Donald Trump, the reality television star turned Republican nominee set to become the next American president Click here to subscribe to The Economist on YouTube: http://econ.trib.al/rWl91R7

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Cyprus: Europe’s longest frozen conflict | The Economist

Cyprus is an island divided between the south and a self-declared Turkish republic in the north. Simon Mytides, a mayor in the south, and Nejded Enver, a mayor on the Turkish side of the border, consider the odds for reunification Click here to subscribe to The Economist on YouTube: http://econ.st/2B3k8sA In 1974 the rulers of …

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Donald Trump needs redemption, says an American Christian conservative | The Economist

The Republican Party is at war with itself. Abigail Skeans, a evangelical Christian and conservative, discusses the current state of politics, and where the American Right goes from here Click here to subscribe to The Economist on YouTube: http://econ.trib.al/rWl91R7 “I’m Abigail Skeans, I’m a Christian evangelical and I identify as conservative. My faith is everything …

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An undocumented immigrant explains what is at stake in America’s election | The Economist

The 2016 American presidential election is especially important for the millions of undocumented immigrants. Lalo Mendez, who was brought to America from Mexico in the trunk of a car, shares his personal perspective on what is at stake Click here to subscribe to The Economist on YouTube: http://econ.trib.al/rWl91R7 In 2012 President Obama introduced the Deferred …

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Rapper Son of Nun wants the US presidential candidates to talk about race

Baltimore rapper Son of Nun is an activist against police brutality and racial injustice. He offers his personal perspective on the US presidential election and what—if anything—it will mean for his community Click here to subscribe to The Economist on YouTube: http://econ.trib.al/rWl91R7 Check out Economist Films: http://films.economist.com/ Check out The Economist’s full video catalogue: http://econ.st/20IehQk …

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Free trade and politics as drawn by our cartoonist KAL | The Economist

Free trade—a principle upon which The Economist was founded 173 years ago—is severely under threat. Our KAL cartoonist illustrates the state of trade in our latest offering, “Daily Watch” Click here to subscribe to The Economist on YouTube: http://econ.trib.al/rWl91R7 From the time we are children, we swap things with others. We give and take for …

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Daily Watch: mind-stretching short films from The Economist

Introducing Daily Watch: mind-stretching short films during the working week. Click here to subscribe to The Economist on YouTube: http://econ.trib.al/rWl91R7 Check out Economist Films: http://films.economist.com/ Check out The Economist’s full video catalogue: http://econ.st/20IehQk Like The Economist on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheEconomist/ Follow The Economist on Twitter: https://twitter.com/theeconomist Follow us on Instagram:...

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Ever wondered where Britain’s royal family go shopping? | The Economist

David Morgan Hewitt takes us on a Royal Warrant shopping experience, where he creates his very own perfume. Click here to subscribe to The Economist on YouTube: http://econ.trib.al/rWl91R7 Passport is an original travel series for the intellectually and culturally curious, exploring some of the most exciting city destinations in the world. The insiders’ guide to …

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Discover London: royal shopping and wild-swimming | The Economist

London is the most visited city destination in the world, but in PASSPORT three quirky locals will show you the hidden gems they think everyone should see – if only you know where to look. Click here to subscribe to The Economist on YouTube: http://econ.trib.al/rWl91R7 Discover Hyderabad: https://youtu.be/K6R-WGOqjC0 Discover Colombo: https://youtu.be/4COeTrjB6hA Discover Buenos Aires: https://youtu.be/q0pMg6rvc0s …

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Discover Osaka: sushi, tattoos, and a flourishing nightlife | The Economist

Japan’s second city has become the country’s fastest growing tourist hotspot. Famed for its food, Osaka stands apart from other cities in Japan. A sushi chef, a poet and a tattoo artist show us why their city is the top choice for the culturally curious visitor in the latest episode of our Passport travel series. …

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Osaka’s Fish Market in VR | The Economist

You don’t need to wake up at 4am to visit Osaka’s fish market. Experience it through this 360° video instead, along with a tattoo studio and a sento bathhouse. A virtual tour for the culturally curious. Click here to subscribe to The Economist on YouTube: http://econ.trib.al/rWl91R7 This 360-degree video experience accompanies the Osaka episode of …

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Oceans VR: Net positive | The Economist

Climb aboard the case for limiting fishing on the high seas. In this 360° video, we turn you into a yellowfin tuna to take you inside the argument. Click here to subscribe to The Economist on YouTube: http://econ.trib.al/rWl91R7 “Oceans VR: Net positive” was produced by The Economist Media Lab with Object Normal, and was featured …

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