Category Archive: 5.) The Economist

A musician’s perspective on what Britain gets from EU membership

Tim Redmond conducts London’s Guildhall Symphony Orchestra. No fewer than 42 of its 109 musicians come from EU member states. Redmond reflects on how a vote for Britain to leave the EU might impact upon the orchestra. Click here to subscribe to The Economist on YouTube: http://econ.trib.al/rWl91R7 Ahead of Britain’s referendum on EU membership on …

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Brexit has no plan B for agriculture | The Economist

Not all farmers think that their problems stem from EU directives. Pedigree farmer Lynsey Martin offer her personal perspective on the question facing Britain. She shares The Economist’s view that Britain should remain in the EU. Click here to subscribe to The Economist on YouTube: http://econ.trib.al/rWl91R7 In our “On Diary” series, three Britons share what …

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Many young voters in the EU referendum feel both British and European | The Economist

Ahmed Ali has just returned to his home in Britain after helping to set up a friend’s coffee shop in Berlin. He could become one of more than 300,000 Britons who work in other EU countries. This is his personal perspective on Britain’s EU referendum. Click here to subscribe to The Economist on YouTube: http://econ.trib.al/rWl91R7 …

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Sri Lanka’s heritage art of batik inspired a fashion label | The Economist

Designer Sonali Dharmawardena runs one of Sri Lanka’s fashion labels from her traditional workshop in Colombo. 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 each city …

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Discover Colombo: travel in the fastest-growing city in the world | The Economist

The capital of Sri Lanka is forging a new identity. Once this island nation was known for its long-running civil war, but now a fashion designer, a celebrity chef and an Australian expat will show you why its capital has become the fastest growing city destination in the world. See what they love about this …

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Food in Colombo by one of its celebrated chefs | The Economist

Sri Lankan chef Dharshan Munidasa behind the scenes at one of his restaurants. 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 each city follows at the …

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Driverless cars: promises for the future from Mercedes and Ford

Since the 1950s car makers have dreamed of driverless vehicles. Is this farfetched future about to become reality? Click here to subscribe to The Economist on YouTube: http://econ.trib.al/rWl91R7 The Disrupters is an original series exploring how major industries—from music and cars to hospitality—are currently being disrupted by the latest wave of digital innovation. As well …

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Bangalore’s first female auto rickshaw driver and the ride-hailing revolution

Go for a ride with Shantam, Bangalore’s first female auto rickshaw driver. Before ride-hailing apps, she struggled to pay the rent. Click here to subscribe to The Economist on YouTube: http://econ.trib.al/rWl91R7 The Disrupters is an original series exploring how major industries – from music and cars to hospitality – are currently being disrupted by the …

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The future of the car industry | The Economist

Ride-hailing apps such as Uber, Ola and Lyft are not only challenging taxi drivers around the world, they are also disrupting the car industry as a whole as people prefer to hail a ride than buy their own set of wheels. Click here to subscribe to The Economist on YouTube: http://econ.trib.al/rWl91R7 The Disrupters is an …

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RecoVR: Mosul, a collective reconstruction | The Economist

In February 2015, Islamic State militants posted a video online showing the destruction of antiquities in and around the city of Mosul in Northern Iraq. For our first virtual reality project and 360° video, we have built a virtual museum to house those destroyed objects. This reconstruction of the Mosul Museum in Iraq was commissioned …

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The Economist Group Careers

The Economist Group is an international company, employing staff throughout the world. Our vision of the world, our style and our whole philosophy are unique and we stress the links between politics and business. That philosophy is at the core of how we operate internally as well: at the Group you have a voice, and … Continue reading...

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Inside Ivory Coast’s hidden gold rush | The Economist

Inside Ivory Coast’s hidden gold rush takes a look at the gold mining industry in Ivory Coast. For a long time mining was seen as a dirty alternative to a more wholesome farming lifestyle. But some of the richest gold-mining potential in Africa is luring hundreds of thousands of Ivorians off the land and into …

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Miami’s Forrest Gump has run along the same beach every day since 1975

He’s been called the Forrest Gump of Miami. Raven has run an 8 mile stretch of South Beach, every single day, since 1975. 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 …

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Discover Miami: travel the bars and beaches with the locals | The Economist

Miami, the city where happy hour is a lifestyle. Passport: Miami shows you a side to the city that only the locals know. Join a Cuban singer, a beach-runner and a drag queen as they open the doors to their shining, fabulous, soulful city. Click here to subscribe to The Economist on YouTube: http://econ.trib.al/rWl91R7 Discover …

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Miami drag queen Elaine Lancaster opens up the secret side of her city | The Economist

Miami isn’t short of colourful characters, but drag queen Elaine Lancaster has to top the chart. Her favourite spot for visitors is Miami’s booming art district, Wynwood. 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 …

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China makes the world’s bras and pants from this one town | The Economist

Next time you buy underwear that’s ‘Made in China’, chances are it has come from a town like Gurao, in south east China. Gurao has been dubbed the ‘town of underwear’. Its factories produce 350m bras and 430m vests and pairs of pants every year. They have made Gurao a prosperous and polluted place. But …

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Can we train our brains to process information differently? | The Economist

Reading Braille is a tactile activity. But an experiment by researchers at Jagiellonian University in Poland shows that sighted people can coax the visual part of our brains to read it. 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 …

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Why concussion in sport needs to be tackled | The Economist

New research suggests that repeated concussion may lead to CTE, a degenerative brain disease. Sports like American football and rugby need better safeguards for players. 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/...

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How to predict rogue waves | The Economist

Rogue waves can damage and even sink vessels. Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have come up with an algorithm that predicts when they are about to strike Click here to subscribe to The Economist on YouTube: http://econ.trib.al/rWl91R7 Sailors and fishermen spend days, sometimes weeks, at sea often battling stormy weather. Dangerous conditions can …

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Anti-Trump advertising: A last-ditch attack | The Economist

Anti-Trump groups are spending millions on negative advertising ahead of key primaries on Tuesday Click here to subscribe to The Economist on YouTube: http://econ.st/2lI31px Daily Watch: mind-stretching short films throughout the working week. For more from Economist Films visit: http://econ.st/2lJ3rMf Check out The Economist’s full video catalogue: http://econ.st/20IehQk Like The Economist on Facebook: http://econ.st/2lI330D Follow …...

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