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How Powerful Are The Netherlands, Belgium & Luxembourg?
 
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Is Donald Trump A Fascist? http://testu.be/1NQAna2 » Subscribe to NowThis World: http://go.nowth.is/World_Subscribe The 2016 elections have turned into a media circus and Donald Trump is the star of the show. So is the media to blame for Trump's success? Learn More: Why is Trump surging? Blame the media. https://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/monkey-cage/wp/2015/07/20/why-is-trump-surging-blame-the-media/ "Donald Trump's surge to the front of the GOP presidential polls has occasioned not a little media attention and endless speculation as to why. You can disregard most of that speculation." CAMPAIGN 2016 COVERAGE: ANNUAL TOTALS FOR 2015 http://tyndallreport.com/ "During 2015, Campaign 2016 logged more than 17 hours of coverage on the broadcast networks' weekday nightly newscasts (ABC, CBS and NBC combined)." Who won the ratings race: Fox News or Donald Trump? http://money.cnn.com/2016/01/29/media/republican-debate-ratings-donald-trump/ "Donald Trump's counter-programming stunt succeeded in stealing viewers from Fox News' Republican presidential debate." COMMUNICATIONS ACT OF 1934 (transition.fcc.gov) https://transition.fcc.gov/Reports/1934new.pdf "For the purpose of regulating interstate and foreign commerce in communication by wire and radio so as to make available, so far as possible, to all the people of the United States... " Music Track Courtesy of APM Music: "Concentration" _________________________ NowThis World is dedicated to bringing you topical explainers about the world around you. Each week we’ll be exploring current stories in international news, by examining the facts, providing historical context, and outlining the key players involved. We’ll also highlight powerful countries, ideologies, influential leaders, and ongoing global conflicts that are shaping the current landscape of the international community across the globe today. More from NowThis: » Tweet @NowThisNews on Twitter: http://go.nowth.is/News_Twitter » Subscribe to NowThis News: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe » Like NowThis World on Facebook: https://go.nowth.is/World_Facebook » Connect with Judah: Follow @judah_robinson on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeJudah » Connect with Versha: Follow @versharma on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeVersha http://www.youtube.com/nowthisworld Special thanks to Jules Suzdaltsev for hosting TestTube! Check Jules out on Twitter: https://twitter.com/jules_su
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What Is Life Really Like In Iceland?
 
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How Powerful Are The Nordic Countries? http://bit.ly/1UmSUP6 » Subscribe to NowThis World: http://go.nowth.is/World_Subscribe Despite harsh winters and economic decline, Iceland ranked third on the UN's 2016 World Happiness Report. So what makes Icelanders so happy? Learn More: United Nations: 2016 World Happiness Report http://worldhappiness.report/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2016/03/HR-V1_web.pdf The Atlantic: Iceland: Superlative Happiness on a Cold Little Rock http://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2012/08/iceland-superlative-happiness-on-a-cold-little-rock/261005/ BBC: The Truth about Icelandic Happiness http://www.bbc.com/travel/story/20160509-the-truth-about-icelandic-happiness InterNations: Healthcare, Education and Safety in Iceland https://www.internations.org/iceland-expats/guide/living-in-iceland-15712/healthcare-education-and-safety-in-iceland-3 Music Track Courtesy of APM Music: "Human Connection" _ More from NowThis: » Subscribe to NowThis News: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe NowThis World is dedicated to bringing you topical explainers about the world around you. Each week we’ll be exploring current stories in international news, by examining the facts, providing historical context, and outlining the key players involved. We’ll also highlight powerful countries, ideologies, influential leaders, and ongoing global conflicts that are shaping the current landscape of the international community across the globe today. Like NowThis World on Facebook: https://go.nowth.is/World_Facebook http://www.youtube.com/nowthisworld
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Which Countries Don't Allow Dual Citizenship?
 
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When Can You Be Stripped Of Your Citizenship? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ps_l0aBGuzc » Subscribe to NowThis World: http://go.nowth.is/World_Subscribe Many Americans belong to two countries, but other nations do not allow dual citizenships. So where is having two nationalities prohibited? Learn More: CNN: Record number of Americans dump U.S. passports http://money.cnn.com/2016/02/08/news/americans-citizenship-renunciation/ D'Alessio Law Group: List of countries that allow or disallow Dual Citizenship http://www.dlgimmigration.com/united-states-citizenship/list-of-countries-that-allow-or-disallow-dual-citizenship/ immihelp: Dual Citizenship http://www.immihelp.com/citizenship/dual-citizenship-recognize-countries.html U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services: Naturalization for Spouses of U.S. Citizens https://www.uscis.gov/us-citizenship/citizenship-through-naturalization/naturalization-spouses-us-citizens Music Track Courtesy of APM Music: _ More from NowThis: » Subscribe to NowThis News: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe NowThis World is dedicated to bringing you topical explainers about the world around you. Each week we’ll be exploring current stories in international news, by examining the facts, providing historical context, and outlining the key players involved. We’ll also highlight powerful countries, ideologies, influential leaders, and ongoing global conflicts that are shaping the current landscape of the international community across the globe today. Like NowThis World on Facebook: https://go.nowth.is/World_Facebook http://www.youtube.com/nowthisworld Special thanks to Jules Suzdaltsev for hosting Seeker Daily! Check Jules out on Twitter: https://twitter.com/jules_su
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How Powerful Are The Nordic Countries?
 
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Watch More: This Happened Here: Babes Ride Out https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7gjhd-oKdPs&list=UUJsSEDFFnMFvW9JWU6XUn0Q The Biker Gang Protecting Veterans https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nODVhQcIJTc » Subscribe to NowThis World: http://go.nowth.is/World_Subscribe A deadly rivalry shootout in Waco, Texas has become one of the deadliest violence involving motorcycle gangs in recent U.S. history. So how many other biker gangs are just as dangerous? Learn More: How the Bandidos became one of the world's most feared biker gangs http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/morning-mix/wp/2015/05/18/how-the-bandidos-became-americas-most-feared-biker-gang/ "American bike gangs took root after World War II, when thousands of young, disaffected, often war-traumatized men returned to a country they didn't recognize. Many rejected it." Waco biker shoot-out: Facts about the Bandidos and the Cossacks motorcycle gangs http://www.bbc.co.uk/newsbeat/article/32780433/waco-biker-shoot-out-facts-about-the-bandidos-and-the-cossacks-motorcycle-gangs Outlaw Motorcyle Gangs and Photos http://www.justice.gov/criminal/ocgs/gangs/motorcycle.html "There are more than 300 active OMGs within the United States, ranging in size from single chapters with five or six members to hundreds of chapters with thousands of members worldwide." The founding of the Hells Angels Motorcycle Club http://affa.hells-angels.com/hamc-history/ "During the fifties more Hells Angels Charters came into existence. In the beginning the different charters had nothing to do with each other, but after some years they united and a regular criteria of admission was laid down. From having been exclusively a Californian phenomenon, the club developed internationally in 1961." _________________________ NowThis World is dedicated to bringing you topical explainers about the world around you. Each week we’ll be exploring current stories in international news, by examining the facts, providing historical context, and outlining the key players involved. We’ll also highlight powerful countries, ideologies, influential leaders, and ongoing global conflicts that are shaping the current landscape of the international community across the globe today. More from NowThis: » Subscribe to NowThis News: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe » Like NowThis World on Facebook: https://go.nowth.is/World_Facebook » Connect with Judah: Follow @judah_robinson on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeJudah » Connect with Versha: Follow @versharma on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeVersha http://www.youtube.com/nowthisworld Special thanks to Julia Wilde for hosting TestTube! Check Julia on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Julia_SCI
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Can The Middle East Survive Without Oil?
 
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» Subscribe to NowThis World: http://go.nowth.is/World_Subscribe Dubai is so rich it has its own fleet of man-made islands, and the police force drives Ferraris. So how did Dubai, and the United Arab Emirates get so wealthy? Learn More: 15 Mind-Blowing Facts About Dubai http://www.businessinsider.com/mind-b... "Dubai has been one of the most exciting and volatile economic stories of the 21st century." The UAE and Global Oil Supply http://www.uae-embassy.org/uae/energy... "With nearly 10 percent of the total world supply of proven crude oil reserves, the UAE is an important provider to global energy markets. As a mainstay to the economy, oil exports now account for about 30 percent of total UAE gross domestic product." United Arab Emirates profile - Overview http://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-... "The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is a federation of seven states formed in 1971 by the then Trucial States after independence from Britain. Since then, it has grown from a quiet backwater to one of the Middle East's most important economic centres." Watch More: Abused Migrant Workers In United Arab Emirates: High Cost Of High Culture https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q3rxd... _________________________ NowThis World is dedicated to bringing you topical explainers about the world around you. Each week we’ll be exploring current stories in international news, by examining the facts, providing historical context, and outlining the key players involved. We’ll also highlight powerful countries, ideologies, influential leaders, and ongoing global conflicts that are shaping the current landscape of the international community across the globe today. More from NowThis: » Subscribe to NowThis News: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe » Like NowThis World on Facebook: https://go.nowth.is/World_Facebook » Connect with Judah: Follow @judah_robinson on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeJudah » Connect with Versha: Follow @versharma on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeVersha http://www.youtube.com/nowthisworld
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Everything You Need To Know About Edward Snowden
 
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What Does The Future Of Religion Look Like? http://testu.be/1LjoQRY » Subscribe to NowThis World: http://go.nowth.is/World_Subscribe Atheism is becoming increasingly more popular, and some people turning away from religion are using the Flying Spaghetti Monster to express their beliefs. So how did the Flying Spaghetti Monster become a symbol of religious satire? Learn More: Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster http://www.venganza.org/about/open-le... "With millions, if not thousands, of devout worshipers, the Church of the FSM is widely considered a legitimate religion, even by its opponents - mostly fundamentalist Christians, who have accepted that our God has larger balls than theirs." Pastafarians rejoice as Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster is granted permission to register as a religion in Poland http://www.independent.co.uk/news/wei... "A church that worships an invisible flying spaghetti monster can now apply to be registered as an official religion in Poland, after a 2013 court ruling was overturned on Tuesday." A closer look at America's rapidly growing religious 'nones' http://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/... "Religiously unaffiliated people have been growing as a share of all Americans for some time." Music Track Courtesy of APM Music: "Let's get Ready" _________________________ NowThis World is dedicated to bringing you topical explainers about the world around you. Each week we’ll be exploring current stories in international news, by examining the facts, providing historical context, and outlining the key players involved. We’ll also highlight powerful countries, ideologies, influential leaders, and ongoing global conflicts that are shaping the current landscape of the international community across the globe today. More from NowThis: » Tweet @NowThisNews on Twitter: http://go.nowth.is/News_Twitter » Subscribe to NowThis News: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe » Like NowThis World on Facebook: https://go.nowth.is/World_Facebook » Connect with Judah: Follow @judah_robinson on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeJudah » Connect with Versha: Follow @versharma on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeVersha http://www.youtube.com/nowthisworld Special thanks to Jules Suzdaltsev for hosting TestTube! Check Jules out on Twitter: https://twitter.com/jules_su
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What Is The Dark Web?
 
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Who Is Hillary Clinton? http://testu.be/1JfxnDU » Subscribe to NowThis World: http://go.nowth.is/World_Subscribe On April 29th, the junior Senator from Vermont, Bernie Sanders, announced that he was running for President. So we wanted to know, who is Bernie Sanders? Learn More: The Socialist Senator http://www.nytimes.com/2007/01/21/magazine/21Sanders.t.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0 "When Bernie Sanders visits a high-school class, as he does regularly, students don't hear a speech, a focus-grouped polemic, a campaign pitch or, heaven forbid, practiced one-liners." Analysis: Bernie Sanders Won't Win. But His Ideas Might. http://www.nbcnews.com/meet-the-press/bernie-sanders-wont-win-his-ideas-might-n349991 "Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders has almost no chance of winning the Democratic nomination, but he is likely to delight party activists as he takes unabashedly liberal stances and tries to push Hillary Clinton to adopt them." Bernie Sanders On the issues http://www.ontheissues.org/Bernie_Sanders.htm Watch More: _________________________ NowThis World is dedicated to bringing you topical explainers about the world around you. Each week we’ll be exploring current stories in international news, by examining the facts, providing historical context, and outlining the key players involved. We’ll also highlight powerful countries, ideologies, influential leaders, and ongoing global conflicts that are shaping the current landscape of the international community across the globe today. More from NowThis: » Subscribe to NowThis News: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe » Like NowThis World on Facebook: https://go.nowth.is/World_Facebook » Connect with Judah: Follow @judah_robinson on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeJudah » Connect with Versha: Follow @versharma on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeVersha http://www.youtube.com/nowthisworld Special thanks to Evan Puschak for hosting TestTube! Check Evan out on Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheeNerdwriter/media
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How Powerful Is Canada?
 
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What Does Death Smell Like? http://bit.ly/1PTF8G5 What We Know About Death And Our Plan To Beat It http://bit.ly/1MXbcCR » Subscribe to NowThis World: http://go.nowth.is/World_Subscribe As populations grow older, more countries are changing their policies on end-of-life care. So where is the best place to die? Learn More: The 2015 Quality of Death Index http://www.economistinsights.com/sites/default/files/2015%20Quality%20of%20Death%20Index%20Oct%207%20FINAL.pdf "Everyone hopes for a good death, or rather, "a good life to the very end" , but until recently there was little dedicated effort and investment to provide the resources and education that would make that possible." Pain and Palliative Care: The Emergence of New Specialties http://www.academia.edu/7032478/Pain_and_Palliative_Care_The_Emergence_of_New_Specialties "The clinical and cultural significance of pain associated with advanced cancer means that the development of methods for its relief occupies a special place within the history of modern medicine." China's Population Destiny: The Looming Crisis http://www.brookings.edu/research/articles/2010/09/china-population-wang "Observers of China's rise, when assessing the implications for global peace and prosperity, have largely focused their attention on the country's economy, on its energy and resource needs, on the environmental consequences of its rapid expansion, and on the nation's military buildup and strategic ambitions." Music Track Courtesy of APM Music: _________________________ NowThis World is dedicated to bringing you topical explainers about the world around you. Each week we’ll be exploring current stories in international news, by examining the facts, providing historical context, and outlining the key players involved. We’ll also highlight powerful countries, ideologies, influential leaders, and ongoing global conflicts that are shaping the current landscape of the international community across the globe today. More from NowThis: » Subscribe to NowThis News: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe » Like NowThis World on Facebook: https://go.nowth.is/World_Facebook » Connect with Judah: Follow @judah_robinson on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeJudah » Connect with Versha: Follow @versharma on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeVersha http://www.youtube.com/nowthisworld Special thanks to Jules Suzdaltsev for hosting TestTube!
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Who Owns Antarctica?
 
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The U.S. is testing heavily armed autonomous drones for combat... and they're working. These computer controlled weapon carriers operate solely on their own and have already been used to attack targets abroad. Is this the future of war? Will soldiers soon be replaced by machines? » Subscribe to NowThis World: http://go.nowth.is/World_Subscribe Learn More: How Drones are Redefining "Justice" in Warfare on Hippo Reads: http://read.hipporeads.com/how-drones-redefine-justice-the-hidden-war-on-terror/ "Most opposition voices understand that drone technology itself is here to stay: it is the moral and legal basis for certain applications of the technology that has been called into question." The Future Is Now: Navy's Autonomous Swarmboats Can Overwhelm Adversaries http://www.onr.navy.mil/Media-Center/Press-Releases/2014/autonomous-swarm-boat-unmanned-caracas.aspx Navy Unveils Self-Guided Drone Boats http://nypost.com/2014/10/05/navy-unveils-self-guided-drone-boats/ Office of Naval Research: Autonomous Swarm Video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ITTvgkO2Xw4&feature=youtu.be More Than 2,400 Dead as Obama's Drone Campaign Marks Five Years http://www.thebureauinvestigates.com/2014/01/23/more-than-2400-dead-as-obamas-drone-campaign-marks-five-years/ Reforming U.S. Drone Strike Policies http://www.cfr.org/wars-and-warfare/reforming-us-drone-strike-policies/p29736 Ethical and Methodological Issues in Assessing Drones' Civilian Impacts in Pakistan http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/monkey-cage/wp/2014/10/06/ethical-and-methodological-issues-in-assessing-drones-civilian-impacts-in-pakistan/ Department of Justice: Lawfulness of a Lethal Operation Directed Against a U.S. Citizen Who is a Senior Operational Leader of Al-Qa'ida or an Associated Force http://msnbcmedia.msn.com/i/msnbc/sections/news/020413_DOJ_White_Paper.pdf Watch More: Using Drones to Protect Nature https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=szV-P__unmU _________________________ NowThis World is dedicated to bringing you topical explainers about the world around you. Each week we’ll be exploring current stories in international news, by examining the facts, providing historical context, and outlining the key players involved. We’ll also highlight powerful countries, ideologies, influential leaders, and ongoing global conflicts that are shaping the current landscape of the international community across the globe today. More from NowThis: » Subscribe to NowThis News: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe » Like NowThis World on Facebook: https://go.nowth.is/World_Facebook » Tweet @NowThisNews on Twitter: http://go.nowth.is/News_Twitter » Connect with Judah: Follow @judah_robinson on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeJudah » Connect with Versha: Follow @versharma on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeVersha http://www.youtube.com/nowthisworld
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What Is Insider Trading And Why Is It Illegal?
 
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How Powerful Is Brazil? http://testu.be/1MQfjp5 » Subscribe to NowThis World: http://go.nowth.is/World_Subscribe Federal prosecutors in Brazil are investigating dozens of politicians involved in a massive corruption scandal. So, just how corrupt is Brazil? Learn More: Brazil: Ex-Lula aide Dirceu held in corruption probe http://www.bbc.com/news/world-latin-america-33760559 "Police in Brazil say they have arrested Jose Dirceu, who served as chief of staff under then-President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva from 2003 to 2005." The persistence of corruption in Brazilian politics http://www.dw.com/en/the-persistence-of-corruption-in-brazilian-politics/a-17974970 "A number of Brazilian politicians are corrupt, and yet that doesn't seem to diminish their chances come election time." Impact of Brazil's Clean Companies Act http://www.thinkbrg.com/media/news/464_Fogarty_CCM_BrazilCleanCompaniesAct_july14.pdf "We see an increased level of concern from both multinational entities and Brazilian companies, not only about existing regulations such as the FCPA and the UK Bribery Act, but also with Brazil's Clean Companies Act." Brazil's Petrobras Reports Nearly $17 Billion in Asset and Corruption Charges http://www.wsj.com/articles/brazils-petrobras-reports-nearly-17-billion-impairment-on-assets-corruption-1429744336 "Brazil's state oil company Petróleo Brasileiro SA put a price tag on a corruption scandal that has thrown the country into political and economic turmoil, writing off $17 billion due to losses from graft and overvalued assets." _________________________ NowThis World is dedicated to bringing you topical explainers about the world around you. Each week we’ll be exploring current stories in international news, by examining the facts, providing historical context, and outlining the key players involved. We’ll also highlight powerful countries, ideologies, influential leaders, and ongoing global conflicts that are shaping the current landscape of the international community across the globe today. More from NowThis: » Subscribe to NowThis News: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe » Like NowThis World on Facebook: https://go.nowth.is/World_Facebook » Connect with Judah: Follow @judah_robinson on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeJudah » Connect with Versha: Follow @versharma on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeVersha http://www.youtube.com/nowthisworld Special thanks to Lissette Padilla for hosting TestTube! Check Lissette out on Twitter:https://twitter.com/lizzette
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Japan's Monarchy Explained
 
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Discovery GO - http://smart.link/57ae195b47796 What Countries Still Have Kings or Queens? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tgQ9wk4p7IU&list=UUgRvm1yLFoaQKhmaTqXk9SA » Subscribe to NowThis World: http://go.nowth.is/World_Subscribe In August 2016, Japan's emperor suggested that he may leave the throne. So we wanted to know how does the Japanese monarchy work? Learn More: NPR: Japanese Emperor Signals Wish To Abdicate Throne http://www.npr.org/2016/08/08/489218020/japanese-emperor-signals-wish-to-abdicate-throne New York Times: At 82, Emperor Akihito of Japan Wants to Retire. Will Japan Let Him? http://www.nytimes.com/2016/08/09/world/asia/japan-emperor-akihito-retirement.html Wall Street Journal: The Future of the Chrysanthemum Throne http://www.wsj.com/articles/the-future-of-the-chrysanthemum-throne-1470698324 About.com: Emperor Akihito http://asianhistory.about.com/od/governmentandlaw/a/JapaneseEmp.htm Music Track Courtesy of APM Music: "Human Connection" _ More from NowThis: » Subscribe to NowThis News: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe NowThis World is dedicated to bringing you topical explainers about the world around you. Each week we’ll be exploring current stories in international news, by examining the facts, providing historical context, and outlining the key players involved. We’ll also highlight powerful countries, ideologies, influential leaders, and ongoing global conflicts that are shaping the current landscape of the international community across the globe today. Like NowThis World on Facebook: https://go.nowth.is/World_Facebook http://www.youtube.com/nowthisworld
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How Are US Companies Avoiding Billions in Taxes?
 
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Why Is Russia Sneaking Into Other Countries? http://testu.be/1LaG4Uj » Subscribe to NowThis World: http://go.nowth.is/World_Subscribe With tensions rising between Russia and NATO, some say it might be the start of a second Cold War. So are we on the brink of Cold War 2.0? Learn More: Russia and the Menace of Unreality http://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2014/09/russia-putin-revolutionizing-information-warfare/379880/ “At the NATO summit in Wales last week, General Philip Breedlove, the military alliance’s top commander, made a bold declaration.” Insight - Russia's nuclear strategy raises concerns in NATO http://uk.reuters.com/article/2015/02/04/uk-ukraine-crisis-russia-nuclear-insight-idUKKBN0L825A20150204 “Concern is growing in NATO over Russia's nuclear strategy and indications that Russian military planners may be lowering the threshold for using nuclear weapons in any conflict, alliance diplomats say.” The Cold War http://www.westga.edu/~hgoodson/The%20Cold%20War.htm “Ill feeling between the U.S. (and its allies) and the Soviet Union burst into the open following the war, as the two countries, with their very different ideologies and interests, emerged as the most powerful nations in the world.” _________________________ NowThis World is dedicated to bringing you topical explainers about the world around you. Each week we’ll be exploring current stories in international news, by examining the facts, providing historical context, and outlining the key players involved. We’ll also highlight powerful countries, ideologies, influential leaders, and ongoing global conflicts that are shaping the current landscape of the international community across the globe today. More from NowThis: » Subscribe to NowThis News: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe » Like NowThis World on Facebook: https://go.nowth.is/World_Facebook » Connect with Judah: Follow @judah_robinson on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeJudah » Connect with Versha: Follow @versharma on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeVersha http://www.youtube.com/nowthisworld
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The Secret To Germany’s Powerful Economy
 
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What Countries Are The Most Energy Efficient? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ytkt2YxGou4 » Subscribe to NowThis World: http://go.nowth.is/World_Subscribe Pointed to as an example of success, the German economy has thrived while the rest of Europe struggled. So what's their recipe for success? Learn More: The Guardian: Miele boss explains how his two-family business has lasted four generations https://www.theguardian.com/business/2014/jun/13/miele-boss-family-business-four-generations Wall Street Journal: The Engines of Growth https://www.wsj.com/articles/SB10001424052748703509104576329643153915516 The Economist: German Lessons http://www.economist.com/news/business/21606834-many-countries-want-mittelstand-germanys-it-not-so-easy-copy-german-lessons More from NowThis: » Subscribe to NowThis News: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe NowThis World is dedicated to bringing you topical explainers about the world around you. Each week we’ll be exploring current stories in international news, by examining the facts, providing historical context, and outlining the key players involved. We’ll also highlight powerful countries, ideologies, influential leaders, and ongoing global conflicts that are shaping the current landscape of the international community across the globe today. Like NowThis World on Facebook: https://go.nowth.is/World_Facebook Connect with Judah: Follow @judah_robinson on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeJudah Connect with Versha: Follow @versharma on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeVersha http://www.youtube.com/nowthisworld Written by: Jennie Butler Edited by: Alex Esteves Produced by: Cailyn Bradley, Semany Gashaw & Lauren Ellis
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North Korea’s Kim Dynasty Explained
 
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The North Korean Government Explained https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uGCodBnM2hI » Subscribe to NowThis World: http://go.nowth.is/World_Subscribe North Korea's Kim dynasty is known for its discreet, but repressive, governance. So what exactly do we know about this ruling family? Learn More: The Guardian: North Korea's Kim Dynasty: the Making of a Personality Cult https://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/feb/16/north-korea-kim-jong-il-birthday PBS: In the Land of the Dear Leader http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/shows/kim/them/schell.html ABC: The Kims of North Korea: How Myth and Propaganda Sustain a Family Dynasty http://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-11-02/family-dynasties-why-are-the-kims-still-in-power/7984320 Music Track Courtesy of APM Music: "Accused" More from NowThis: » Subscribe to NowThis News: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe NowThis World is dedicated to bringing you topical explainers about the world around you. Each week we’ll be exploring current stories in international news, by examining the facts, providing historical context, and outlining the key players involved. We’ll also highlight powerful countries, ideologies, influential leaders, and ongoing global conflicts that are shaping the current landscape of the international community across the globe today. Like NowThis World on Facebook: https://go.nowth.is/World_Facebook Connect with Versha: Follow @versharma on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeVersha http://www.youtube.com/nowthisworld Written by: Jennie Butler Edited by: Alex Esteves Produced by: Cailyn Bradley, Semany Gashaw & Lauren Ellis
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Why China Supports North Korea
 
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Who Are Nepal's Sherpas & Why Are They Fighting The Government? http://bit.ly/1rqNBaH » Subscribe to NowThis World: http://go.nowth.is/World_Subscribe Nepal is smack dab in the middle of two of the strongest nations in the world: China and India. So can Nepal hold its own being in the shadow of their power? Tune into the premiere of Sherpa, airing tomorrow, Saturday April 23rd at 9/8 central as part of Elevation Weekend on Discovery! http://bit.ly/1fIGkvr Learn More: Earthquake In Nepal Sheds Light On Its Volatile Political History http://www.npr.org/2015/04/28/402856130/earthquake-in-nepal-sheds-light-on-its-volatile-political-history "Until Saturday's earthquake and the devastation that followed, Nepal was mostly known for its dramatic landscape and as the stepping stone for hikers on their way to scale Mount Everest. In fact, the landlocked Himalayan country has a volatile political history, including a long civil war that ended only recently." Nepal constitution talks fail to end protests http://www.reuters.com/article/nepal-constitution-idUSKCN0UX1FO "A resulting slowdown in cross-border truck traffic has plunged the landlocked nation into a fuel crisis that has hampered aid to survivors of last year's deadly earthquakes and spawned a lucrative black market." Nepal, Between the Dragon and the Elephant http://www.nytimes.com/2015/11/07/opinion/nepal-china-india-dragon-elephant-blockade.html?_r=0 "Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India, who wooed Nepalis on his two visits last year, during which he promoted his "neighborhood first" diplomacy, is now an object of scorn. Some people have burned effigies of him, and a #BackoffIndia hashtag was recently trending on Twitter. While Nepal's allies, including China, welcomed the new Constitution, India merely "noted" it." Music Track Courtesy of APM Music: "November Wood" ________________________ NowThis World is dedicated to bringing you topical explainers about the world around you. Each week we’ll be exploring current stories in international news, by examining the facts, providing historical context, and outlining the key players involved. We’ll also highlight powerful countries, ideologies, influential leaders, and ongoing global conflicts that are shaping the current landscape of the international community across the globe today. More from NowThis: » Tweet @NowThisNews on Twitter: http://go.nowth.is/News_Twitter » Subscribe to NowThis News: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe » Like NowThis World on Facebook: https://go.nowth.is/World_Facebook » Connect with Judah: Follow @judah_robinson on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeJudah » Connect with Versha: Follow @versharma on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeVersha http://www.youtube.com/nowthisworld Special thanks to Jules Suzdaltsev for hosting TestTube! Check Jules out on Twitter: https://twitter.com/jules_su
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How Did Latin Become A Dead Language?
 
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How Science Is Keeping Latin Alive https://youtu.be/qT4XWxlnYdU » Subscribe to NowThis World: http://go.nowth.is/World_Subscribe While Latin's influence is apparent in many modern languages, it is no longer commonly spoken. So exactly why did the language die out? Learn More: Britannica: Romance Languages https://www.britannica.com/topic/Romance-languages Boston Globe: Besides the Pope, Who Speaks Latin Today? https://www.bostonglobe.com/ideas/2013/02/24/besides-pope-who-speaks-latin-today/CGxdGtQB4TlXV49HaKJzBN/story.html About Education: Vulgar Latin - Learn Why Late Latin Was Called Vulgar http://ancienthistory.about.com/od/latinlanguage/qt/vulgarlatin.htm Music Track Courtesy of APM Music: "Voyage" More from NowThis: » Subscribe to NowThis News: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe NowThis World is dedicated to bringing you topical explainers about the world around you. Each week we’ll be exploring current stories in international news, by examining the facts, providing historical context, and outlining the key players involved. We’ll also highlight powerful countries, ideologies, influential leaders, and ongoing global conflicts that are shaping the current landscape of the international community across the globe today. Like NowThis World on Facebook: https://go.nowth.is/World_Facebook Connect with Judah: Follow @judah_robinson on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeJudah Connect with Versha: Follow @versharma on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeVersha http://www.youtube.com/nowthisworld Written by: Jules Suzdaltsev Edited by: Alex Estevez Produced by: Cailyn Bradley, Semany Gashaw & Lauren Ellis
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How Powerful Is The Vatican?
 
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Surprising Sex Laws That Still Exist http://testu.be/1rBPCe9 » Subscribe to NowThis World: http://go.nowth.is/World_Subscribe Around the world, adultery raises mixed feelings ranging from criminal offense to an acceptable practice. So where is adultery illegal? Learn More: Somalian rape victim, 13, stoned to death http://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/03/somalia-rape-amnesty "An Islamist rebel administration in Somalia has had a 13-year-old girl stoned to death for adultery after the child's father reported that she was raped by three men." When Adultery Is a Crime http://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2015/03/south-korea-adultery-law-repeal/386603/ "Last week, a South Korean court struck down a national institution: a six-decade-old law that made adultery a criminal act carrying a prison sentence of up to two years." French more accepting of infidelity than people in other countries http://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2014/01/14/french-more-accepting-of-infidelity-than-people-in-other-countries/ "French President Francois Hollande may have hoped his first press conference of 2014 would offer an opportunity to discuss his agenda and boost his sagging political fortunes, but when he faced reporters today he confronted questions about his personal life - specifically his alleged affair with actress Julie Gayet." Music Track Courtesy of APM Music: "Vorsprung" _________________________ NowThis World is dedicated to bringing you topical explainers about the world around you. Each week we’ll be exploring current stories in international news, by examining the facts, providing historical context, and outlining the key players involved. We’ll also highlight powerful countries, ideologies, influential leaders, and ongoing global conflicts that are shaping the current landscape of the international community across the globe today. More from NowThis: » Subscribe to NowThis News: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe » Like NowThis World on Facebook: https://go.nowth.is/World_Facebook » Connect with Judah: Follow @judah_robinson on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeJudah » Connect with Versha: Follow @versharma on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeVersha http://www.youtube.com/nowthisworld
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What Do We Know About Britain's Spy Agencies?
 
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» Subscribe to NowThis World: http://go.nowth.is/World_Subscribe Although there has been a lot of debate about GMOs, the FDA claims the new GM apples and potatoes are "safe." So what are the pros and cons of GMOs? Learn More: Ecological impacts of genetically modified crops http://www.cof.orst.edu/cof/teach/agbio2009/Other%20Readings/Swiss%20Rev%20Ecol%20Efffects%20GM%20Crops%202006.pdf "The Swiss Expert Committee for Biosafety SECB advises on issues related to the protection of people and the environment in the areas of biotechnology and gene technology." GMOs linked to gluten disorders plaguing 18 million Americans - report http://rt.com/usa/gmo-gluten-sensitivity-trigger-343/ "Genetically modified foods such as soy and corn may be responsible for a number of gluten-related maladies including intestinal disorders now plaguing 18 million Americans, according to a new report released on Tuesday." Proof he's the Science Guy: Bill Nye is changing his mind about GMOs http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/energy-environment/wp/2015/03/03/proof-hes-the-science-guy-bill-nye-is-changing-his-mind-about-gmos/ "He's not making his popular children's science show anymore, but Bill Nye the Science Guy is still making a public impact by going after pseudoscience and science denial." Watch More: To GMO Or Not To GMO? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_STr04wo_0w _________________________ NowThis World is dedicated to bringing you topical explainers about the world around you. Each week we’ll be exploring current stories in international news, by examining the facts, providing historical context, and outlining the key players involved. We’ll also highlight powerful countries, ideologies, influential leaders, and ongoing global conflicts that are shaping the current landscape of the international community across the globe today. More from NowThis: » Subscribe to NowThis News: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe » Like NowThis World on Facebook: https://go.nowth.is/World_Facebook » Connect with Judah: Follow @judah_robinson on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeJudah » Connect with Versha: Follow @versharma on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeVersha http://www.youtube.com/nowthisworld
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What Happens To North Korean Defectors?
 
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Who Is Kim Jong-un? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A_TFo0G5LYo » Subscribe to NowThis World: http://go.nowth.is/World_Subscribe North Korea restricts citizens from leaving its borders. So what happens to those who manage to defect from the authoritarian government? Learn More: Al Jazeera: Top North Korean Diplomat in UK Defects to South Korea http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2016/08/top-north-korean-diplomat-uk-defects-south-korea-160817135119238.html ABC: North Korean Defections Drop Under Kim Jong-Un http://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-04-27/north-korean-defections-drop-under-leader-kim-jong-un/7276698 NPR: South Korea's Newest TV Stars are North Korean Defectors http://www.npr.org/sections/parallels/2016/01/31/464798910/south-koreas-newest-tv-stars-are-north-korean-defectors Music Track Courtesy of APM Music More from NowThis: » Subscribe to NowThis News: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe NowThis World is dedicated to bringing you topical explainers about the world around you. Each week we’ll be exploring current stories in international news, by examining the facts, providing historical context, and outlining the key players involved. We’ll also highlight powerful countries, ideologies, influential leaders, and ongoing global conflicts that are shaping the current landscape of the international community across the globe today. Like NowThis World on Facebook: https://go.nowth.is/World_Facebook Connect with Judah: Follow @judah_robinson on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeJudah Connect with Versha: Follow @versharma on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeVersha http://www.youtube.com/nowthisworld Written by: Jennie Butler Edited by: Alex Estevez Produced by: Cailyn Bradley, Semany Gashaw & Lauren Ellis
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The History of Nauru: How The World's Wealthiest Country Lost Everything | NowThis World
 
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Here's how Nauru, a secluded island roughly 1,800 miles off the northeastern coast of Australia, went from being the wealthiest country in the world to losing everything. » Subscribe to NowThis World: http://go.nowth.is/World_Subscribe Connect with NowThis » Subscribe to NowThis News: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe » Like us on Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/News_Facebook » Tweet us on Twitter: http://go.nowth.is/News_Twitter » Follow us on Instagram: http://go.nowth.is/News_Instagram » Find us on Snapchat Discover: http://go.nowth.is/News_Snapchat Connect with Versha: » Follow @versharma on Twitter: http://go.nowth.is/TweetVersha » Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeVersha Connect with Judah: » Follow @judah_robinson on Twitter: http://go.nowth.is/TweetJudah » Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeJudah NowThis World is dedicated to bringing you topical explainers about the world around you. Each week we’ll be exploring current stories in international news, by examining the facts, providing historical context, and outlining the key players involved. We’ll also highlight powerful countries, ideologies, influential leaders, and ongoing global conflicts that are shaping the current landscape of the international community across the globe today. http://www.youtube.com/nowthisworld
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What Are Super PACs?
 
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Ebola is on the rise again in Western Africa with nearly 1,100 people infected. Should we be worried about this virus spreading? And can it possibly be the next global pandemic? Learn More: Ebola only a plane ride away from USA http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2014/07/28/ebola-potential-to-spread/13267909/ Since it was detected in March, the number of cases attributed to Ebola in the West African nations of Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea stands at 1,201, including 672 deaths. Centers For Disease Control and Prevention http://www.cdc.gov/h1n1flu/cdcresponse.htm This document summarizes key events of the 2009 H1N1 pandemic and CDC's response activities for historical purposes. Ebola Kills Liberian Doctor, 2 Americans Infected http://time.com/3043753/ebola-kills-liberian-doctor-2-americans-infected/ One of Liberia's most high-profile doctors has died of Ebola, officials said Sunday, and an American physician was being treated for the deadly virus, highlighting the risks facing health workers trying to combat an outbreak that has killed more than 670 people in West Africa - the largest ever recorded. Watch More: Why the Anti-HIV Pill Isn't a Good Idea for Everyone https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BmGBvulpleM&list=UUgRvm1yLFoaQKhmaTqXk9SA Why Does The US Still Have Troops In Iraq? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZUyZBfPZU9o&list=UUgRvm1yLFoaQKhmaTqXk9SA
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How Powerful Is The Philippines?
 
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The Evolution Of South Africa's Skyscraper Slum http://testu.be/1LDJ60n » Subscribe to NowThis World: http://go.nowth.is/World_Subscribe According to the UN, almost a billion people live in slums, with numbers set to rise in the future. So where are the world’s largest slums? Learn More: Slums: Some Definitions http://ww2.unhabitat.org/mediacentre/documents/sowcr2006/SOWCR%205.pdf “UN-HABITAT defines a slum household as a group of individuals living under the same roof in an urban area who lack one or more of the following:” Housing & slum upgrading http://unhabitat.org/urban-themes/housing-slum-upgrading/ “Rapid urbanization places remarkable strain on housing and serviced land.” 5 Biggest Slums in the World http://www.ibtimes.com/5-biggest-slums-world-381338 “As people continue to migrate away from rural areas and into cities, cities that are growing to devour the land around it, the numbers of people living in slums, shanty towns and informal settlements are skyrocketing.” _________________________ NowThis World is dedicated to bringing you topical explainers about the world around you. Each week we’ll be exploring current stories in international news, by examining the facts, providing historical context, and outlining the key players involved. We’ll also highlight powerful countries, ideologies, influential leaders, and ongoing global conflicts that are shaping the current landscape of the international community across the globe today. More from NowThis: » Subscribe to NowThis News: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe » Like NowThis World on Facebook: https://go.nowth.is/World_Facebook » Connect with Judah: Follow @judah_robinson on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeJudah » Connect with Versha: Follow @versharma on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeVersha http://www.youtube.com/nowthisworld Special thanks to Lissette Padilla for hosting TestTube! Check Lissette out on Twitter:https://twitter.com/lizzette
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What Is A Filibuster?
 
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Over 9 million Syrians have fled their homes to seek refuge from their war-torn country. More and more of them are turning to neighboring countries, many of which don't have the resources to support them. So where exactly are all of these refugees going? And which countries can realistically take them in? » Subscribe to NowThis World: http://go.nowth.is/World_Subscribe For a look at what daily life is like for Syrian refugees, click here: http://testu.be/SyriasRefugees Learn More: Syrian Refugees: A Snapshot of the Crisis -- In The Middle East and Europe http://syrianrefugees.eu/ "This website offers a snapshot of the repercussions of this refugee crisis for both Syria's neighbours and the European Union. It is a project of the Migration Policy Centre at the European University Institute, based on a series of studies conducted by local researchers on behalf of the MPC at the end of 2012 and an update carried out in 2014." The UN Refugee Agency: Syria http://data.unhcr.org/syrianrefugees/regional.php An inter-agency information sharing portal on Syrian regional refugee response. 2014 Syria Regional Response Plan http://www.unhcr.org/syriarrp6/docs/syria-rrp6-strategic-overview.pdf#A "The Syria Regional Response Plan (RRP) for 2014 is one of the largest appeals ever presented for a refugee emergency. Over 100 partners - UN agencies as well as national and international NGOs - are working together to address the needs of Syrian refugees and assist the countries in the region who have so generously taken them in. The Plan calls for further efforts to benefit host communities, who offer front-line protection and essential support to refugees." Presidential Memorandum -- FY 2015 Refugee Admissions http://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2014/09/30/presidential-memorandum-fy-2015-refugee-admissions The Presidential Determination on Refugee Admissions for Fiscal Year 2015. Watch More: Why Turkey Doesn't Want to Fight ISIS https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ak_sGFuyeqM Is Obama's War on ISIS Legal? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U-JJJwDqIv8 _________________________ NowThis World is dedicated to bringing you topical explainers about the world around you. Each week we’ll be exploring current stories in international news, by examining the facts, providing historical context, and outlining the key players involved. We’ll also highlight powerful countries, ideologies, influential leaders, and ongoing global conflicts that are shaping the current landscape of the international community across the globe today. More from NowThis: » Subscribe to NowThis News: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe » Like NowThis World on Facebook: https://go.nowth.is/World_Facebook » Tweet @NowThisNews on Twitter: http://go.nowth.is/News_Twitter » Connect with Judah: Follow @judah_robinson on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeJudah » Connect with Versha: Follow @versharma on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeVersha http://www.youtube.com/nowthisworld
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How World Leaders Laundered Billions Of Dollars
 
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» Subscribe to NowThis World: http://go.nowth.is/World_Subscribe China owns around 1.3 trillion dollars of the United States' debt, but recently Chinese nationals have been heavily investing in different sectors of US economy. So, how much of the US does China own? Learn More: Chinese Investment in The US http://www.aei.org/multimedia/chinese_investments_in_the_us/ Why the Chinese Are Snapping Up Real Estate in the U.S. http://fivethirtyeight.com/datalab/why-the-chinese-are-snapping-up-real-estate-in-the-u-s/ "The Chinese shopping spree of American real estate is ramping up, with buyers focused on more expensive homes in dense urban areas in California, New York and Washington state, according to a survey of realtors released this week." To Rebuild America, Call On China? http://www.forbes.com/sites/kenrapoza/2012/02/14/to-rebuild-america-call-on-china/ "China's Vice President Xi Jinping has at least one good sales pitch to offer Americans during his five day stay; to rebuild old infrastructure, count on us." Bridge Comes to San Francisco With a Made-in-China Label http://www.nytimes.com/2011/06/26/business/global/26bridge.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0 "Talk about outsourcing. At a sprawling manufacturing complex here, hundreds of Chinese laborers are now completing work on the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge." China Global Investment Tracker http://www.heritage.org/research/projects/china-global-investment-tracker-interactive-map "China's investment in the U.S. and around the world contracted in the first half of 2014." Watch More: How Powerful Is China? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4qaoz_eXM4k Can The US Still Call Itself A Wealthy Nation? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=90mKppE5OEM _________________________ NowThis World is dedicated to bringing you topical explainers about the world around you. Each week we’ll be exploring current stories in international news, by examining the facts, providing historical context, and outlining the key players involved. We’ll also highlight powerful countries, ideologies, influential leaders, and ongoing global conflicts that are shaping the current landscape of the international community across the globe today. More from NowThis: » Subscribe to NowThis News: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe » Like NowThis World on Facebook: https://go.nowth.is/World_Facebook » Connect with Judah: Follow @judah_robinson on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeJudah » Connect with Versha: Follow @versharma on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeVersha http://www.youtube.com/nowthisworld Special thanks to Lissette Padilla for hosting TestTube! Check Lissette out on Twitter:https://twitter.com/lizzette
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What Is A Coup d'État And How Common Are They?
 
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What's Life Really Like In An Economic Panic? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=58s_bp93trE » Subscribe to NowThis World: http://go.nowth.is/World_Subscribe In June, Greece defaulted on its loan payment, sending doubts on the future of the Euro. So, we wanted to know, was the Eurozone a bad idea? Learn More: Why the Euro Is Doomed in 4 Steps http://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2013/03/why-the-euro-is-doomed-in-4-steps/274470/ "We're going to need a bigger acronym." The Euro http://ec.europa.eu/economy_finance/euro/index_en.htm "The euro is the single currency shared by 19 of the European Union's Member States, which together make up the euro area." European Central Bank (ECB) http://europa.eu/about-eu/institutions-bodies/ecb/index_en.htm "Role: To manage the euro, keep prices stable and conduct EU economic & monetary policy" The Debt Crisis and the European Central Bank's Role of Lender of Last Resort http://www.peri.umass.edu/fileadmin/pdf/working_papers/working_papers_301-350/WP306.pdf "The debate on the role of the central bank in the European debt crisis reveals the increasing difficulty of the authorities to apply sensible solutions." _________________________ NowThis World is dedicated to bringing you topical explainers about the world around you. Each week we’ll be exploring current stories in international news, by examining the facts, providing historical context, and outlining the key players involved. We’ll also highlight powerful countries, ideologies, influential leaders, and ongoing global conflicts that are shaping the current landscape of the international community across the globe today. More from NowThis: » Subscribe to NowThis News: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe » Like NowThis World on Facebook: https://go.nowth.is/World_Facebook » Connect with Judah: Follow @judah_robinson on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeJudah » Connect with Versha: Follow @versharma on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeVersha http://www.youtube.com/nowthisworld Special thanks to Lissette Padilla for hosting TestTube! Check Lissette out on Twitter:https://twitter.com/lizzette
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How Does The UN Work?
 
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» Subscribe to NowThis World: http://go.nowth.is/World_Subscribe Special Thanks to Evan Puschak for hosting TestTube! Last month, the Pakistani Taliban attacked a school in Peshawar and killed 132 children. This is one of the largest attacks the nation has ever seen. Who are the Pakistani Taliban and what exactly are their motives? Learn More: Peshawar School Attack: Who Are the Pakistani Taliban and What Do They Want? http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/asia/peshawar-school-attack-who-are-the-pakistani-taliban-and-what-do-they-want-9928261.html How the Pakistani Taliban Became a Deadly Force http://www.nytimes.com/2014/12/17/world/asia/how-the-pakistani-taliban-became-a-deadly-force.html?_r=0 National Counterterrorism Terrorist Profile: Mullah Omar http://www.nctc.gov/site/profiles/mullah_omar.html Can Peshawar Rage Finally Rouse Pakistan to Act Against the Taliban? http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2014/dec/20/peshawar-rouse-pakistan-act-taliban Peshawar Massacre: Afghan Taliban Condemn 'Un-Islamic' Pakistan School Carnage http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/peshawar-massacre-afghan-taliban-condemn-un-islamic-pakistan-school-carnage-1479853 After Years of Delays, Pakistan Cracks Down on Violent Islamists http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/after-years-of-delays-pakistan-cracks-down-on-violent-islamists/2014/12/28/cbce12fa-8d58-11e4-ace9-47de1af4c3eb_story.html Watch More: What is Sharia Law? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sjJVO8GASmw&list=UUgRvm1yLFoaQKhmaTqXk9SA _________________________ NowThis World is dedicated to bringing you topical explainers about the world around you. Each week we’ll be exploring current stories in international news, by examining the facts, providing historical context, and outlining the key players involved. We’ll also highlight powerful countries, ideologies, influential leaders, and ongoing global conflicts that are shaping the current landscape of the international community across the globe today. More from NowThis: » Subscribe to NowThis News: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe » Like NowThis World on Facebook: https://go.nowth.is/World_Facebook » Connect with Judah: Follow @judah_robinson on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeJudah » Connect with Versha: Follow @versharma on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeVersha http://www.youtube.com/nowthisworld
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When Does The US Legally Recognize A Religion?
 
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Why The U.S. Needs China http://testu.be/1Squ8N5 » Subscribe to NowThis World: http://go.nowth.is/World_Subscribe China’s economy is fearing collapse and it looks like only one man can save it: Ronald Reagan. Wait, what? How can Reaganomics save China’s economy? Learn More: Xi Jinping’s Remedy for China’s Economic Gloom Has Echoes of Reaganomics http://www.nytimes.com/2016/03/04/wor... “With the world looking to China for assurance that it can manage its slowing economy and tumultuous stock market, President Xi Jinping has begun pushing a remedy that sounds less like Marx and Mao than Reagan and Thatcher.” Stagflation http://www.investopedia.com/terms/s/s... “A condition of slow economic growth and relatively high unemployment – economic stagnation – accompanied by rising prices, or inflation, or inflation and a decline in Gross Domestic Product (GDP).” Do Americans still not get Reaganomics? http://www.salon.com/2013/04/02/do_am... “The results of a new Gallup poll released Monday reveal an unfortunate yet wholly unsurprising fact: The most commonly offered positive statement about the Republican Party continues to be its capacity for ‘better fiscal management.’” Tax Cuts Don't Lead to Economic Growth, a New 65-Year Study Finds http://www.theatlantic.com/business/a... “Here's a brief economic history of the last quarter-century in taxes and growth.” Music Track Courtesy of APM Music: "Leitmotiv" _________________________ NowThis World is dedicated to bringing you topical explainers about the world around you. Each week we’ll be exploring current stories in international news, by examining the facts, providing historical context, and outlining the key players involved. We’ll also highlight powerful countries, ideologies, influential leaders, and ongoing global conflicts that are shaping the current landscape of the international community across the globe today. More from NowThis: » Tweet @NowThisNews on Twitter: http://go.nowth.is/News_Twitter » Subscribe to NowThis News: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe » Like NowThis World on Facebook: https://go.nowth.is/World_Facebook » Connect with Judah: Follow @judah_robinson on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeJudah » Connect with Versha: Follow @versharma on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeVersha http://www.youtube.com/nowthisworld
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What Countries Have Nuclear Weapons?
 
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Why Does America Love Guns? http://testu.be/1ONTyDO » Subscribe to NowThis World: http://go.nowth.is/World_Subscribe Established in the late 1960s, the 911 emergency number still has unsolved issues. So, how does the 911 call system actually work? Learn More: 9-1-1 Origin & History https://www.nena.org/?page=911overviewfacts "The three-digit telephone number "9-1-1" has been designated as the "Universal Emergency Number," for citizens throughout the United States to request emergency assistance." Telecommunications Act of 1996 https://transition.fcc.gov/telecom.html "The Telecommunications Act of 1996 is the first major overhaul of telecommunications law in almost 62 years." 47 CFR 20.18 - 911 Service https://www.law.cornell.edu/cfr/text/47/20.18 "Scope of section. The following requirements are only applicable to CMRS providers, excluding mobile satellite service (MSS) operators, to the extent that they:" _________________________ NowThis World is dedicated to bringing you topical explainers about the world around you. Each week we’ll be exploring current stories in international news, by examining the facts, providing historical context, and outlining the key players involved. We’ll also highlight powerful countries, ideologies, influential leaders, and ongoing global conflicts that are shaping the current landscape of the international community across the globe today. More from NowThis: » Subscribe to NowThis News: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe » Like NowThis World on Facebook: https://go.nowth.is/World_Facebook » Connect with Judah: Follow @judah_robinson on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeJudah » Connect with Versha: Follow @versharma on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeVersha http://www.youtube.com/nowthisworld
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What Is Life Really Like In Estonia?
 
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How Powerful Are The Baltic States? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8FvWN9J2CZM » Subscribe to NowThis World: http://go.nowth.is/World_Subscribe While Estonia is home to a small population and a thriving economy, it still has a huge income gap. So what is life really like in Estonia? Learn More: CNN: Estonia: The Little Country with Big Ideas http://www.cnn.com/2013/12/05/business/estonias-rapidly-growing-digital-economy/ BBC: Estonia Profile- Overview http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-17220811 The Guardian: Is Estonia Really the Least Religious Country in the World? https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/belief/2011/sep/16/estonia-least-religious-country-world Music Track Courtesy of APM Music: "Unravelled" Big thanks to our sponsor for supporting Seeker Daily! Check out Monster's reimagined boombox at www.themonsterblaster.com/seeker More from NowThis: » Subscribe to NowThis News: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe NowThis World is dedicated to bringing you topical explainers about the world around you. Each week we’ll be exploring current stories in international news, by examining the facts, providing historical context, and outlining the key players involved. We’ll also highlight powerful countries, ideologies, influential leaders, and ongoing global conflicts that are shaping the current landscape of the international community across the globe today. Like NowThis World on Facebook: https://go.nowth.is/World_Facebook Connect with Judah: Follow @judah_robinson on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeJudah Connect with Versha: Follow @versharma on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeVersha http://www.youtube.com/nowthisworld Written by: Jennie Butler Edited by: Alex Estevez Produced by: Cailyn Bradley, Semany Gashaw & Lauren Ellis
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Why Superdelegates Favor Clinton to Sanders
 
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» Subscribe to NowThis World: http://go.nowth.is/World_Subscribe Currently, the U.S. military bans transgender personnel from service, but that could be changing. In a landmark ruling, the U.S. Army approved hormone therapy for transgender soldier, Chelsea Manning. So where does the military stand on the issue now? Learn More: Chelsea Manning allowed to have hormone therapy http://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2015/feb/13/chelsea-manning-allowed-to-have-hormone-therapy "Chelsea Manning, the US army intelligence analyst who was the source of the massive WikiLeaks disclosure of state secrets, has been granted hormone therapy in her transition to a woman, a report suggested on Thursday." The Courage of Transgender Soldiers http://www.nytimes.com/2014/02/22/opinion/sunday/baird-the-courage-of-trans-soldiers.html "It was 2 a.m., just a few days before Christmas, in a remote part of Afghanistan. Eight hours into a 16-hour shift, Ryan, a 23-year-old American naval sailor, was standing tense and alert, watching the footage of soldiers undertaking a nearby mission on a screen in front of him." Transgender Military Service in the United States http://williamsinstitute.law.ucla.edu/wp-content/uploads/Transgender-Military-Service-May-2014.pdf "This research brief offers analyses from several data sources to estimate the number of transgender individuals who have served in the US armed forces, including the number who are likely on active duty or serving in the Guard or Reserve forces, and the number who are veterans or retired from Guard or Reserve service." Watch More: Is It Legal to Discriminate Against LGBT https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pkqgrdeEImI _________________________ NowThis World is dedicated to bringing you topical explainers about the world around you. Each week we’ll be exploring current stories in international news, by examining the facts, providing historical context, and outlining the key players involved. We’ll also highlight powerful countries, ideologies, influential leaders, and ongoing global conflicts that are shaping the current landscape of the international community across the globe today. More from NowThis: » Subscribe to NowThis News: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe » Like NowThis World on Facebook: https://go.nowth.is/World_Facebook » Connect with Judah: Follow @judah_robinson on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeJudah » Connect with Versha: Follow @versharma on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeVersha http://www.youtube.com/nowthisworld
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What Is Lobbying and Can It Be Good?
 
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Why Is Germany The Only Country Stepping Up In The Refugee Crisis? http://testu.be/1Q41C3V » Subscribe to NowThis World: http://go.nowth.is/World_Subscribe Thousands of migrants have died while trying to seek refuge in Europe. Some are blaming the EU for its slow response to the migrant crisis. So, is the EU at fault? Learn More: Data raises questions over EU's attitude towards asylum seekers (m.euronews.com) http://m.euronews.com/en/304485/ "New data has shed fresh doubt over the EU's attitude to asylum seekers after a weekend in which more than 700 migrants drowned trying to reach the continent." 10 truths about Europe's migrant crisis (theguardian.com) http://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2015/aug/10/10-truths-about-europes-refugee-crisis "When you're facing the world's biggest refugee crisis since the second world war, it helps to have a sober debate about how to respond." Operation Triton: Europe's Mediterranean border patrol (bbc.com) http://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-30039044 "New maritime patrols aimed at stemming the flow of African migrants making the dangerous Mediterranean crossing to Europe are taking over from the Italian navy." Dublin Procedure: Germany says EU rule 'not working' (channel4.com) http://www.channel4.com/news/eu-migration-policy-not-working-germany "The Dublin Procedures established the principle that the first EU country a migrant or refugee entered was the one responsible for processing their asylum claim." Music Track Courtesy of APM Music: _________________________ NowThis World is dedicated to bringing you topical explainers about the world around you. Each week we’ll be exploring current stories in international news, by examining the facts, providing historical context, and outlining the key players involved. We’ll also highlight powerful countries, ideologies, influential leaders, and ongoing global conflicts that are shaping the current landscape of the international community across the globe today. More from NowThis: » Subscribe to NowThis News: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe » Like NowThis World on Facebook: https://go.nowth.is/World_Facebook » Connect with Judah: Follow @judah_robinson on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeJudah » Connect with Versha: Follow @versharma on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeVersha http://www.youtube.com/nowthisworld Special thanks to Laura Ling for hosting TestTube! Check Laura out on Twitter: https://twitter.com/lauraling
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Chernobyl: The World's Worst Nuclear Disaster
 
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Share on Facebook: http://testu.be/1yKvWIG ISIS’s recruitment tactics are proving to be disturbingly effective, and now the terrorist group is luring in a new breed of fighters: women. Women from various Western countries are flocking to The Middle East to join The Islamic State as jihadi brides. But why? Why are these women so eager to support the extremists? Learn More: The British Women Married to Jihad http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/sep/06/british-women-married-to-jihad-isis-syria ISIS Rapes and Enslaves Women. So Why Are So Many Joining the Cause? http://www.vox.com/2014/10/20/6987673/isis-women From Food Recipes to AK-47s: Inside Online World of the Women of ISIS http://www.cnn.com/2014/09/10/world/meast/iraq-syria-isis-women/ Analysis: Why are Western Women Joining Islamic State? http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-29507410 Watch More: Who Are The Kurdish Women Fighting ISIS? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XPwZGHivQSQ&list=UUgRvm1yLFoaQKhmaTqXk9SA _________________________ NowThis World is dedicated to bringing you topical explainers about the world around you. Each week we’ll be exploring current stories in international news, by examining the facts, providing historical context, and outlining the key players involved. We’ll also highlight powerful countries, ideologies, influential leaders, and ongoing global conflicts that are shaping the current landscape of the international community across the globe today. More from NowThis: » Subscribe to NowThis News: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe » Like NowThis World on Facebook: https://go.nowth.is/World_Facebook » Tweet @NowThisNews on Twitter: http://go.nowth.is/News_Twitter » Connect with Judah: Follow @judah_robinson on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeJudah » Connect with Versha: Follow @versharma on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeVersha http://www.youtube.com/nowthisworld
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How Powerful Is Switzerland?
 
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Can Modi Save This Dying Art? http://testu.be/1LITJCf How Powerful is India? http://testu.be/1vJ32sT » Subscribe to NowThis World: http://go.nowth.is/World_Subscribe The recently elected prime minister of India, Narendra Modi is a controversial figure in Indian politics. So who is Modi and what did he do? Learn More: Why Narendra Modi Was Banned From the U.S. http://www.wsj.com/articles/SB10001424052702303380004579520041301275638 "Well-intentioned U.S. policies sometimes work out in absurd ways, but this is hard to top: In a few weeks, India, the world's largest democracy, will probably elect as its next prime minister a politician who for nearly a decade has been prohibited from setting foot on U.S. soil." Narendra Modi's track record in Gujarat is not the runaway success he claims http://qz.com/171409/gujarat-by-the-numbers/ "Narendra Modi's candidacy for Indian prime minister largely rests on claims of turning around his state of Gujarat." Timeline of the Riots in Modi's Gujarat http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2014/04/06/world/asia/modi-gujarat-riots-timeline.html#/#time287_8539 "For more than a decade, Indians have asked whether Narendra Modi, India's new prime minister, could have slowed or stopped the bloody 2002 riots in Gujarat." _________________________ NowThis World is dedicated to bringing you topical explainers about the world around you. Each week we’ll be exploring current stories in international news, by examining the facts, providing historical context, and outlining the key players involved. We’ll also highlight powerful countries, ideologies, influential leaders, and ongoing global conflicts that are shaping the current landscape of the international community across the globe today. More from NowThis: » Subscribe to NowThis News: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe » Like NowThis World on Facebook: https://go.nowth.is/World_Facebook » Connect with Judah: Follow @judah_robinson on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeJudah » Connect with Versha: Follow @versharma on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeVersha http://www.youtube.com/nowthisworld Special thanks to Evan Puschak for hosting TestTube! Check Evan out on Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheeNerdwriter/media
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What Is The Patriot Act?
 
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Within this past year alone, there have been hundreds of instances of Russian bomber planes, submarines, fighter jets, and warships crossing into foreign territory without permission. So what exactly does Russia hope to gain here? And are the nations they're snooping on at risk? » Subscribe to NowThis World: http://go.nowth.is/World_Subscribe Learn More: Sweden Hunts for Mystery Submarine http://www.cnn.com/2014/10/20/world/europe/sweden-russia-submarine-mystery/index.html Japan Jets Scrambling to Counter Rising Russian Incursions http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/10/15/us-japan-russia-idUSKCN0I42NR20141015 Watch More: How Powerful is Russia? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9vX-_hjx_go _________________________ NowThis World is dedicated to bringing you topical explainers about the world around you. Each week we’ll be exploring current stories in international news, by examining the facts, providing historical context, and outlining the key players involved. We’ll also highlight powerful countries, ideologies, influential leaders, and ongoing global conflicts that are shaping the current landscape of the international community across the globe today. More from NowThis: » Subscribe to NowThis News: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe » Like NowThis World on Facebook: https://go.nowth.is/World_Facebook » Tweet @NowThisNews on Twitter: http://go.nowth.is/News_Twitter » Connect with Judah: Follow @judah_robinson on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeJudah » Connect with Versha: Follow @versharma on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeVersha http://www.youtube.com/nowthisworld
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What Is The Ancient Religion Zoroastrianism?
 
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What Is The World's Most Peaceful Religion? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T0W-a8Ux0Do » Subscribe to NowThis World: http://go.nowth.is/World_Subscribe With Zoroastrianism on the decline, there is a chance the ancient religion may eventually disappear. So what is this age-old faith? Learn More: Washington Post: Saudi Arabia's Top Cleric Says Iran's Leaders 'Not Muslims' https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/middle_east/saudi-arabias-top-cleric-says-iranians-are-not-muslims/2016/09/06/6c1cc66c-7424-11e6-9781-49e591781754_story.html BBC: Zoroastrianism at a Glance http://www.bbc.co.uk/religion/religions/zoroastrian/ataglance/glance.shtml NPR: Zoroastrianism an Ancient, Shrinking Religion http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=121859841 Music Track Courtesy of APM Music: "Human Connection" More from NowThis: » Subscribe to NowThis News: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe NowThis World is dedicated to bringing you topical explainers about the world around you. Each week we’ll be exploring current stories in international news, by examining the facts, providing historical context, and outlining the key players involved. We’ll also highlight powerful countries, ideologies, influential leaders, and ongoing global conflicts that are shaping the current landscape of the international community across the globe today. Like NowThis World on Facebook: https://go.nowth.is/World_Facebook Connect with Judah: Follow @judah_robinson on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeJudah Connect with Versha: Follow @versharma on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeVersha http://www.youtube.com/nowthisworld Written by: Jennie Butler or Jules Suzdaltsev Edited by: Alex Estevez Produced by: Cailyn Bradley, Semany Gashaw & Lauren Ellis Special thanks to Laura Ling for hosting Seeker Daily! Check Laura out on Twitter: https://twitter.com/lauraling
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Who Owns the International Space Station?
 
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When the most isolated country in the world threatens a nuclear attack, there’s good reason for concern. North Korea may be off-the-grid globally, but their military manpower under Kim Jong-un is surprisingly strong. Just how powerful is North Korea? Is an attack on the U.S. likely? » Subscribe to NowThis World: http://go.nowth.is/World_Subscribe Learn More: Global Fire Power: North Korea Military Strength http://www.globalfirepower.com/country-military-strength-detail.asp?country_id=North-Korea 2014 Index of Economic Freedom: North Korea http://www.heritage.org/index/country/northkorea How Does North Korea Make its Money? http://edition.cnn.com/2013/04/09/business/north-korea-economy-explainer/ "There's a reason that the historical nickname of the "Hermit Kingdom" for the old unified Korea is now applied to the closed North Korea - officially known as the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK)." Let North Korea Collapse http://www.nytimes.com/2014/06/17/opinion/let-north-korea-collapse.html "North Korea is a threat that keeps on threatening. Satellite imagery recently revealed increased activity at the Punggye-ri nuclear site. The government in Pyongyang appears to have completed preliminary steps for a fourth nuclear test. Its ballistic missile program continues to advance. And the man with his finger on the button is the 31-year-old Kim Jong-un, who seems even more erratic than his notorious predecessors." Can the United States Cause the Collapse of North Korea? Should We Try? http://www.cfr.org/north-korea/can-united-states-cause-collapse-north-korea-should-we-try/p18172 "In attempting to answer these two questions, one must first briefly define collapse. As used by observers of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), the term collapse describes a rapid, traumatic process culminating in the dissolution of the North Korean state." North Korea Threatens To Attack US With Nuclear Power Over Continuing Military Drills With South Korea http://www.ibtimes.com/north-korea-threatens-attack-us-nuclear-power-over-continuing-military-drills-south-korea-1653882 "North Korea reiterated Friday its threat to attack the U.S. with nuclear force, should the country believe joint military exercises by the U.S. and South Korea put Pyongyang's security at risk. North Korea's latest warning came about a week after its previous one July 29, when it said it would attack the White House and the Pentagon for increasing tensions on the Korean peninsula." Watch More: How Powerful is Russia? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9vX-_hjx_go&list=UUgRvm1yLFoaQKhmaTqXk9SA How Powerful is China? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4qaoz_eXM4k&list=UUgRvm1yLFoaQKhmaTqXk9SA _________________________ NowThis World is dedicated to bringing you topical explainers about the world around you. Each week we’ll be exploring current stories in international news, by examining the facts, providing historical context, and outlining the key players involved. We’ll also highlight powerful countries, ideologies, influential leaders, and ongoing global conflicts that are shaping the current landscape of the international community across the globe today. More from NowThis: » Subscribe to NowThis News: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe » Like NowThis World on Facebook: https://go.nowth.is/World_Facebook » Tweet @NowThisNews on Twitter: http://go.nowth.is/News_Twitter » Connect with Judah: Follow @judah_robinson on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeJudah » Connect with Versha: Follow @versharma on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeVersha http://www.youtube.com/nowthisworld
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How Powerful Is South Korea?
 
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Sexual Assault and Photography https://youtu.be/rxBx77S9w-I » Subscribe to NowThis World: http://go.nowth.is/World_Subscribe The U.S. military has received criticism for its handling of sexual assault cases. So, how widespread is sexual abuse among service members? Learn More: Sexual Assault And Sexual Harassment In The U.S. Military https://www.rand.org/content/dam/rand/pubs/research_reports/RR800/RR870z2/RAND_RR870z2.pdf “The results of the 2012 survey suggested that more than 26,000 service members in the active component had experienced unwanted sexual contacts in the prior year, an estimate that received widespread public attention and concern.” Why the Military Has a Sexual Assault Problem http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/foreign-affairs-defense/why-the-military-has-a-rape-problem/ “The military’s campaign to prevent sexual assault largely centers on telling servicemen not to have sex with women when they’re drunk.” Department of Defense Annual Report on Sexual Assault in the Military http://www.sapr.mil/public/docs/reports/FY12_DoD_SAPRO_Annual_Report_on_Sexual_Assault-volume_one.pdf “Sexual assault is a crime that has no place in the Department of Defense (DoD).” ________________________ NowThis World is dedicated to bringing you topical explainers about the world around you. Each week we’ll be exploring current stories in international news, by examining the facts, providing historical context, and outlining the key players involved. We’ll also highlight powerful countries, ideologies, influential leaders, and ongoing global conflicts that are shaping the current landscape of the international community across the globe today. More from NowThis: » Subscribe to NowThis News: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe » Like NowThis World on Facebook: https://go.nowth.is/World_Facebook » Connect with Judah: Follow @judah_robinson on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeJudah » Connect with Versha: Follow @versharma on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeVersha http://www.youtube.com/nowthisworld Special thanks to Laura Ling for hosting TestTube! Check Laura out on Twitter: https://twitter.com/lauraling
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What Is A Technocracy?
 
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How Powerful Is California? http://bit.ly/1NB8I03 » Subscribe to NowThis World: http://go.nowth.is/World_Subscribe New York City is a cultural and financial powerhouse, but how does the state compare overall? How powerful is New York? Learn More: More Americans Moving to Cities, Reversing the Suburban Exodus http://www.thewire.com/national/2014/03/more-americans-moving-to-cities-reversing-the-suburban-exodus/359714/ "More Americans are moving to cities in the wake of the slight uptick in the economy in recent years, reversing the decades-long trend of settling in the suburbs." 15 states with the highest share of immigrants in their population http://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2014/05/14/15-states-with-the-highest-share-of-immigrants-in-their-population/ "A sharp rise in the number of immigrants living in the U.S. in recent decades serves as a backdrop for the debate in Congress over the nation's immigration policies." New York City finds one in five adults has mental health problems http://www.reuters.com/article/us-new-york-mentalhealth-idUSKCN0T12OO20151112 "At least one in five adult New Yorkers suffer from depression, substance abuse, suicidal thoughts or other psychological disorders every year, according to a report released on Thursday ahead of Mayor Bill de Blasio's new mental-health initiative." The NYPD Officers Who See Racial Bias in the NYPD http://www.theatlantic.com/national/archive/2015/01/the-nypd-officers-who-see-racial-bias-in-the-nypd/384106/ "A dozen years ago, City Journal, the quarterly magazine of The Manhattan Institute, published 'The Black Cops You Never Hear About' by Heather Mac Donald, one of the sharpest, most eloquent, and zealous defenders of New York City's police department." Music Track Courtesy of APM Music: "Front Runner" _________________________ NowThis World is dedicated to bringing you topical explainers about the world around you. Each week we’ll be exploring current stories in international news, by examining the facts, providing historical context, and outlining the key players involved. We’ll also highlight powerful countries, ideologies, influential leaders, and ongoing global conflicts that are shaping the current landscape of the international community across the globe today. More from NowThis: » Tweet @NowThisNews on Twitter: http://go.nowth.is/News_Twitter » Subscribe to NowThis News: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe » Like NowThis World on Facebook: https://go.nowth.is/World_Facebook » Connect with Judah: Follow @judah_robinson on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeJudah » Connect with Versha: Follow @versharma on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeVersha http://www.youtube.com/nowthisworld
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Why Does The UK Want To Leave The EU?
 
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» Subscribe to NowThis World: http://go.nowth.is/World_Subscribe Nepal's Gurkha Army is known around the world as a resilient force with a fierce reputation for great fighters. So, who are the Gurkhas? Learn More: Who are the Gurkhas? http://www.ayo-gorkhali.org/en/gurkhas/who-are-the-gurkhas "It is said that Gurkhas take their name from the Himalayan principality of Gorkha in west-central Nepal. " Gurkhas: the beginning of the end? http://www.theguardian.com/world/2011/nov/10/gurkhas-mod-cuts-end-role "As scores of British Gurkha soldiers are made redundant by the British army and recruitment numbers fall, there is deep concern among Nepal's mountain tribes that their proud 200-year tradition could be under threat." In photos: 200 years of the fierce, fearless Gurkha warriors http://qz.com/390476/in-photos-200-years-of-the-fierce-fearless-gurkha-warriors/ "Such is the reputation of Gurkhas-the fearless, fierce soldiers from Nepal-that even the gritty Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw, one of India's greatest military commander, was an avowed admirer: 'If a soldier says he is not afraid of death, he is either lying or he is a Gurkha.'" Nepal's Elite Gurkha Fighters Struggle to Save Homeland http://www.wsj.com/articles/nepals-elite-fighters-struggle-to-save-homeland-1430687566 "When the earthquake that ravaged Nepal hit this mountain village, Dhaniram Ghale lost his home and dozens of his neighbors, who were crushed to death." Watch More: Nepal's Desperate Struggle For Democracy https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sdw9-825Sh8&list=UUgRvm1yLFoaQKhmaTqXk9SA _________________________ NowThis World is dedicated to bringing you topical explainers about the world around you. Each week we’ll be exploring current stories in international news, by examining the facts, providing historical context, and outlining the key players involved. We’ll also highlight powerful countries, ideologies, influential leaders, and ongoing global conflicts that are shaping the current landscape of the international community across the globe today. More from NowThis: » Subscribe to NowThis News: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe » Like NowThis World on Facebook: https://go.nowth.is/World_Facebook » Connect with Judah: Follow @judah_robinson on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeJudah » Connect with Versha: Follow @versharma on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeVersha http://www.youtube.com/nowthisworld
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How Do You Impeach A President?
 
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» Subscribe to NowThis World: http://go.nowth.is/World_Subscribe The race for the 2016 presidency is filling up fast, especially on the Republican side. Now, it's ex-senator Rick Santorum's turn. So who is Rick Santorum? Learn More: Rick Santorum http://www.ontheissues.org/Rick_Santorum.htm Everybody hates Rick Santorum: How the former GOP heavyweight became a political irrelevancy http://www.salon.com/2015/04/09/everbody_hates_rick_santorum_how_the_former_gop_heavyweight_became_a_political_irrelevancy/ "As Americans brace themselves for Rand Paul's just-announced presidential campaign, it is appropriate to take a quick look at the increasing political irrelevancy of another likely candidate, one who less than four years ago nearly wrested the Republican nomination from Mitt Romney." Santorum Rose Quickly From Reformer to Insider http://www.nytimes.com/2012/01/20/us/politics/santorum-rose-quickly-from-reformer-to-insider.html "Rick Santorum arrived on Capitol Hill as a new member of Congress in January 1991, 32 years old and bristling with the impatience of a man looking to kick up a fuss." Watch More: Who Is Jeb Bush? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5-6B6inNDlU&list=PLS0CO0PT_kEK5BzJ5MHqEbbfp-pqtRlKe Who is Marco Rubio? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u-0cMEFjigs&list=PLS0CO0PT_kEK5BzJ5MHqEbbfp-pqtRlKe&index=1 _________________________ NowThis World is dedicated to bringing you topical explainers about the world around you. Each week we’ll be exploring current stories in international news, by examining the facts, providing historical context, and outlining the key players involved. We’ll also highlight powerful countries, ideologies, influential leaders, and ongoing global conflicts that are shaping the current landscape of the international community across the globe today. More from NowThis: » Subscribe to NowThis News: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe » Like NowThis World on Facebook: https://go.nowth.is/World_Facebook » Connect with Judah: Follow @judah_robinson on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeJudah » Connect with Versha: Follow @versharma on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeVersha http://www.youtube.com/nowthisworld Special thanks to Lissette Padilla for hosting TestTube! Check Lissette out on Twitter:https://twitter.com/lizzette
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When Can You Be Stripped Of Your Citizenship?
 
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» Subscribe to NowThis World: http://go.nowth.is/World_Subscribe Paris' Pont des Arts has become a symbol of fidelity through love locks. But now, Paris must break them to preserve its historical bridge. Learn More: Paris Love Lock Bridge History: Why Romantic Gesture Irks Preservationists http://www.ibtimes.com/paris-love-lock-bridge-history-why-romantic-gesture-irks-preservationists-1947150 "The Pont des Arts bridge in Paris, famous across the globe as a symbol of passion and fidelity, will have its roughly one million "love locks" cut off over the next few days after years of structural damage." Paris ends relationship with 'love locks' http://www.cnn.com/2015/05/30/travel/paris-love-locks-bridges-feat/ "The city of Paris started removing padlocks from the Pont des Arts on Monday, effectively ending the tourist tradition of attaching "love locks" to the bridge." Paris Bridge's Love Locks Are Taken Down http://www.nytimes.com/2015/06/02/world/europe/paris-bridges-locks-of-love-taken-down.html "The padlocks that weigh heavily on the sides of the Pont des Arts tell stories dear to the lovers who affixed them to the celebrated bridge's iron grillwork." _________________________ NowThis World is dedicated to bringing you topical explainers about the world around you. Each week we’ll be exploring current stories in international news, by examining the facts, providing historical context, and outlining the key players involved. We’ll also highlight powerful countries, ideologies, influential leaders, and ongoing global conflicts that are shaping the current landscape of the international community across the globe today. More from NowThis: » Subscribe to NowThis News: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe » Like NowThis World on Facebook: https://go.nowth.is/World_Facebook » Connect with Judah: Follow @judah_robinson on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeJudah » Connect with Versha: Follow @versharma on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeVersha http://www.youtube.com/nowthisworld
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Who Owns The Moon?
 
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» Subscribe to NowThis World: http://go.nowth.is/World_Subscribe The World Health Organization has been cautioning about the growing obesity epidemic since the 1990s. So, which countries have the most overweight people and why? Learn More: Calculate Your Body Mass Index http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/educational/lose_wt/BMI/bmicalc.htm\ Food Security and Climate Change in the Pacific http://beta.adb.org/sites/default/files/climate-change-food-security.pdf "In addition, the World Health Organization recently reported that the Pacific population's calorie consumption has been increasing, yet nutritional status has decreased, reflecting the change in diets from traditional fare to mainly imported, low-quality foods. Th is has unequivocally led to the deteriorating health status of Pacific islanders, whose rates of obesity, diabetes, and micronutrient deficiencies are among the highest in the world." Global, regional, and national prevalence of overweight and obesity in children and adults during 1980-2013 http://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(14)60460-8/fulltext "In 2010, overweight and obesity were estimated to cause 3.4 million deaths, 3.9% of years of life lost, and 3.8% of disability-adjusted life-years (DALYs) worldwide." Watch More: Why BMI Is BS https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9zaRdFVHiTo _________________________ NowThis World is dedicated to bringing you topical explainers about the world around you. Each week we’ll be exploring current stories in international news, by examining the facts, providing historical context, and outlining the key players involved. We’ll also highlight powerful countries, ideologies, influential leaders, and ongoing global conflicts that are shaping the current landscape of the international community across the globe today. More from NowThis: » Subscribe to NowThis News: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe » Like NowThis World on Facebook: https://go.nowth.is/World_Facebook » Connect with Judah: Follow @judah_robinson on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeJudah » Connect with Versha: Follow @versharma on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeVersha http://www.youtube.com/nowthisworld Special thanks to Julia Wilde for hosting TestTube! Check Julia on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Julia_SCI
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Why Won’t North Korea Return Dead American Soldiers?
 
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Why Are There So Many Mass Shootings In The U.S.? http://testu.be/1VIflVg » Subscribe to NowThis World: http://go.nowth.is/World_Subscribe The National Rifle Association has over four million members, including many powerful politicians. So how much influence does the NRA have? Learn More: Gallup Says Most Americans Support NRA, Despite Scrutiny After Recent Shooting http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2015/10/22/450888052/gallup-says-most-americans-support-nra-despite-scrutiny-after-recent-shooting "According to a Gallup survey released Thursday, 58 percent of Americans view the National Rifle Association favorably, despite a mass shooting in Oregon this month that prompted criticism of the gun lobby and strong words from the president." How The NRA Became The Most Powerful Special Interest In Washington http://www.businessinsider.com/nra-lobbying-money-national-rifle-association-washington-2012-12 "The National Rifle Association is considered one of the most powerful lobbies in Washington. " The NRA-ification of the Republican Party https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-fix/wp/2015/08/14/the-nra-ification-of-the-republican-party/ "The National Rifle Association, the all-powerful guardian of Americans' gun rights and driving force of America's pro-gun policies, is arguably more influential than ever." The average gun owner now owns 8 guns - double what it used to be http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonkblog/wp/2015/10/21/the-average-gun-owner-now-owns-8-guns-double-what-it-used-to-be/ "There are nearly twice as many guns in the average gun-owning household today as there were 20 years ago, according to new Wonkblog estimates based data from surveys and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives." Music Track Courtesy of APM Music: "Taken" _________________________ NowThis World is dedicated to bringing you topical explainers about the world around you. Each week we’ll be exploring current stories in international news, by examining the facts, providing historical context, and outlining the key players involved. We’ll also highlight powerful countries, ideologies, influential leaders, and ongoing global conflicts that are shaping the current landscape of the international community across the globe today. More from NowThis: » Subscribe to NowThis News: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe » Like NowThis World on Facebook: https://go.nowth.is/World_Facebook » Connect with Judah: Follow @judah_robinson on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeJudah » Connect with Versha: Follow @versharma on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeVersha http://www.youtube.com/nowthisworld
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Why Can't Young People Find Jobs?
 
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Are U.S. Police Too Militarized? http://testu.be/1NWrmk5 » Subscribe to NowThis World: http://go.nowth.is/World_Subscribe During the protests in Ferguson, armed vigilantes showed up unannounced. They claimed they were there to protect the Constitution. So, what are vigilantes? Learn More: Who are the Oath Keepers, and why has the armed group returned to Ferguson? http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/morning-mix/wp/2015/08/11/who-are-the-oath-keepers-and-why-has-the-armed-group-returned-to-ferguson/ "On their Web site, the Oath Keepers are described as a group focused on fulfilling "the oath all military and police take to 'defend the Constitution against all enemies, foreign and domestic.'"" Brazil's Vigilante Lynchings http://www.nytimes.com/2015/08/14/opinion/vanessa-barbara-brazil-vigilante-lynchings.html "Last month, a man was beaten to death by a mob after being accused of trying to rob a bar in São Luís do Maranhão, in northern Brazil. " Dawn Of The Digilante http://techcrunch.com/2013/04/21/dawn-of-the-digilante/ "By that measure, we're near the beginning of the digilante phenomenon - much as we were near the beginning of the digital music movement in the early 2000s. But we await both breakthrough and opposition." _________________________ NowThis World is dedicated to bringing you topical explainers about the world around you. Each week we’ll be exploring current stories in international news, by examining the facts, providing historical context, and outlining the key players involved. We’ll also highlight powerful countries, ideologies, influential leaders, and ongoing global conflicts that are shaping the current landscape of the international community across the globe today. More from NowThis: » Subscribe to NowThis News: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe » Like NowThis World on Facebook: https://go.nowth.is/World_Facebook » Connect with Judah: Follow @judah_robinson on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeJudah » Connect with Versha: Follow @versharma on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeVersha http://www.youtube.com/nowthisworld Special thanks to Lissette Padilla for hosting TestTube! Check Lissette out on Twitter:https://twitter.com/lizzette
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Why China Is Running Out Of Water
 
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The Fight To Control The South China Sea http://www.seeker.com/the-fight-to-control-the-south-china-sea-1792606255.html » Subscribe to NowThis World: http://go.nowth.is/World_Subscribe 80% of China's underground water is not suitable for drinking and many rivers are too polluted to touch. Will China run out of clean water? Learn More: The Economist: Desperate Measures http://www.economist.com/news/leaders/21587789-desperate-measures The Atlantic: China Has Launched the Largest Water-Pipeline Project in History http://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2014/03/china-has-launched-the-largest-water-pipeline-project-in-history/284300/ The Guardian: 100 Chinese cities face water crisis, says minister https://www.theguardian.com/world/2005/jun/08/china.jonathanwatts National Geographic: Yellow River http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2008/05/china/yellow-river/larmer-text/2 Music Track Courtesy of APM Music: "Ephimeral" _ More from NowThis: » Subscribe to NowThis News: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe NowThis World is dedicated to bringing you topical explainers about the world around you. Each week we’ll be exploring current stories in international news, by examining the facts, providing historical context, and outlining the key players involved. We’ll also highlight powerful countries, ideologies, influential leaders, and ongoing global conflicts that are shaping the current landscape of the international community across the globe today. Like NowThis World on Facebook: https://go.nowth.is/World_Facebook http://www.youtube.com/nowthisworld Special thanks to Jules Suzdaltsev for hosting Seeker Daily! Check Jules out on Twitter: https://twitter.com/jules_su
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The Rise Of The Mongol Empire
 
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The Rise Of The Ottoman Empire https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YMpfdpHPNDE The Fall Of The Ottoman Empire https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MawOLbHtnMY » Subscribe to NowThis World: http://go.nowth.is/World_Subscribe The now collapsed Mongol Empire once conquered a region twice the size of the Roman Empire. So how did the Mongols gain so much power? Learn More: Britannica: Mongolian Plateau https://www.britannica.com/place/Mongolian-Plateau History.com: Genghis Khan http://www.history.com/topics/genghis-khan The Guardian: Why Genghis Khan was Good for the Planet https://www.theguardian.com/theguardian/2011/jan/26/genghis-khan-eco-warrior Music Track Courtesy of APM Music: "Voyage" More from NowThis: » Subscribe to NowThis News: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe NowThis World is dedicated to bringing you topical explainers about the world around you. Each week we’ll be exploring current stories in international news, by examining the facts, providing historical context, and outlining the key players involved. We’ll also highlight powerful countries, ideologies, influential leaders, and ongoing global conflicts that are shaping the current landscape of the international community across the globe today. Like NowThis World on Facebook: https://go.nowth.is/World_Facebook Connect with Judah: Follow @judah_robinson on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeJudah Connect with Versha: Follow @versharma on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeVersha Special thanks to Sapna Parikh for hosting Seeker Daily! Check Sapna on Twitter: https://twitter.com/sapna_parikh http://www.youtube.com/nowthisworld Written by: Jules Suzdaltsev Edited by: Alex Estevez Produced by: Cailyn Bradley, Semany Gashaw & Lauren Ellis
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How the End of Net Neutrality Will Affect You
 
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Why Japan's Youth Are Becoming Hermits - http://testu.be/1L3osKn » Subscribe to NowThis World: http://go.nowth.is/World_Subscribe Japan’s cultural pressures have forced almost a million young men into their bedrooms. So, how is Japan’s economy destroying their youth? Learn More: Hikikomori: Why are so many Japanese men refusing to leave their rooms? http://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-23182523 “As many as a million young people in Japan are thought to remain holed up in their homes - sometimes for decades at a time.” The Herbivore's Dilemma http://www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/foreigners/2009/06/the_herbivores_dilemma.html “Ryoma Igarashi likes going for long drives through the mountains, taking photographs of Buddhist temples and exploring old neighborhoods.” Japan’s Economic Dilemma: Comfortable Decline or Painful Revival? http://www.wsj.com/articles/japans-economic-dilemma-comfortable-decline-or-painful-revival-1417640405 ““Recession,” “stagnation,” “slump,” were the ominous labels I constantly read describing Japan before I moved here in late 2009.” _________________________ NowThis World is dedicated to bringing you topical explainers about the world around you. Each week we’ll be exploring current stories in international news, by examining the facts, providing historical context, and outlining the key players involved. We’ll also highlight powerful countries, ideologies, influential leaders, and ongoing global conflicts that are shaping the current landscape of the international community across the globe today. More from NowThis: » Subscribe to NowThis News: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe » Like NowThis World on Facebook: https://go.nowth.is/World_Facebook » Connect with Judah: Follow @judah_robinson on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeJudah » Connect with Versha: Follow @versharma on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeVersha http://www.youtube.com/nowthisworld Special thanks to Julia Wilde for hosting TestTube! Check Julia on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Julia_SCI
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What Is Life Really Like In North Korea? | NowThis World
 
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A tyrannical dictator, no upward mobility, poor living conditions, and even starvation paint a bleak picture for what life is really like in North Korea. » Subscribe to NowThis World: http://go.nowth.is/World_Subscribe Connect with NowThis » Subscribe to NowThis News: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe » Like us on Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/News_Facebook » Tweet us on Twitter: http://go.nowth.is/News_Twitter » Follow us on Instagram: http://go.nowth.is/News_Instagram » Find us on Snapchat Discover: http://go.nowth.is/News_Snapchat Connect with Versha: » Follow @versharma on Twitter: http://go.nowth.is/TweetVersha » Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeVersha Connect with Judah: » Follow @judah_robinson on Twitter: http://go.nowth.is/TweetJudah » Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeJudah NowThis World is dedicated to bringing you topical explainers about the world around you. Each week we’ll be exploring current stories in international news, by examining the facts, providing historical context, and outlining the key players involved. We’ll also highlight powerful countries, ideologies, influential leaders, and ongoing global conflicts that are shaping the current landscape of the international community across the globe today. http://www.youtube.com/nowthisworld
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How Powerful Are Modern Nuclear Weapons?
 
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» Subscribe to NowThis World: http://go.nowth.is/World_Subscribe Iran is considered to be one of the strongest nations in the Middle East with an advanced nuclear program, despite UN sanctions. Is the nation powerful enough to defy the international pressure? Learn More: Global Fire Power: Iran Military Strength http://www.globalfirepower.com/country-military-strength-detail.asp?country_id=Iran “Iran has maintained a large standing military for decades and, more recently, has taken to local development and production.” The Most Powerful Militaries in The Middle East [RANKED] http://www.businessinsider.com/most-powerful-militaries-in-the-middle-east-2014-8#no-5-iran-12 Q&A: Iran Sanctions http://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-15983302 “The United Nations Security Council has adopted six resolutions since 2006 requiring Iran to stop enriching uranium - which can be used for civilian purposes, but also to build nuclear bombs - and co-operate with the IAEA.” Iran and Israel: Comparing Military Machines http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/features/2012/03/2012326131343853636.html “Assessing statistics for the two regional rivals at the heart of the Middle East dispute over nuclear arms.” Watch More: Why Does Iran Hate The U.S.? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aWnAsyEqk1U&list=UUgRvm1yLFoaQKhmaTqXk9SA _________________________ NowThis World is dedicated to bringing you topical explainers about the world around you. Each week we’ll be exploring current stories in international news, by examining the facts, providing historical context, and outlining the key players involved. We’ll also highlight powerful countries, ideologies, influential leaders, and ongoing global conflicts that are shaping the current landscape of the international community across the globe today. More from NowThis: » Subscribe to NowThis News: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe » Like NowThis World on Facebook: https://go.nowth.is/World_Facebook » Tweet @NowThisNews on Twitter: http://go.nowth.is/News_Twitter » Connect with Judah: Follow @judah_robinson on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeJudah » Connect with Versha: Follow @versharma on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeVersha http://www.youtube.com/nowthisworld
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How Important Is The African Union?
 
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What Does It Mean To Be A Feminist In Islam? http://testu.be/1VSclBl What The West Gets Wrong About Muslim Women http://testu.be/1KtiRha » Subscribe to NowThis World: http://go.nowth.is/World_Subscribe In 2004, France passed a law banning religious symbols in public spaces. Here's a look into how France's Muslim women view the law. Learn More: Veiled meaning: The French Law Banning Religious Symbols In Public Schools http://www.brookings.edu/fp/cusf/analysis/vaisse20040229.pdf "On March 3, 2004, the French Senate gave the final approval for a bill prohibiting the wearing of conspicuous religious symbols in public schools." French Muslims Say Veil Bans Give Cover to Bias http://www.nytimes.com/2015/05/27/world/europe/muslim-frenchwomen-struggle-with-discrimination-as-bans-on-veils-expand.html "Malek Layouni was not thinking about her Muslim faith, or her head scarf, as she took her excited 9-year-old son to an amusement site near Paris. But, as it turned out, it was all that mattered." French Muslims caught between Islamophobia and extremism https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/europe/french-muslims-caught-between-rising-islamophobia-and-growing-extremism/2015/03/22/7359329c-c739-11e4-bea5-b893e7ac3fb3_story.html "This city's first Muslim doctor doesn't look Muslim." Why There's Tension Between France and Its Muslim Population http://time.com/3659241/paris-terror-attack-muslim-islam/ "The country's radical secularism clashes with many Muslims' desire to publicly display their faith." _________________________ NowThis World is dedicated to bringing you topical explainers about the world around you. Each week we’ll be exploring current stories in international news, by examining the facts, providing historical context, and outlining the key players involved. We’ll also highlight powerful countries, ideologies, influential leaders, and ongoing global conflicts that are shaping the current landscape of the international community across the globe today. More from NowThis: » Tweet @NowThisNews on Twitter: http://go.nowth.is/News_Twitter » Subscribe to NowThis News: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe » Like NowThis World on Facebook: https://go.nowth.is/World_Facebook » Connect with Judah: Follow @judah_robinson on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeJudah » Connect with Versha: Follow @versharma on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeVersha http://www.youtube.com/nowthisworld
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