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CHINA, the BUBBLE of GHOST TOWNS? – VisualPolitik EN CHINA, the BUBBLE of GHOST TOWNS? – VisualPolitik EN

In a world that is facing unprecedented increases in population and with larger and larger cities, you could wonder… do cities have limits? Well… The truth, folks, is yes. That’s why in some countries, they’re opting for a much more drastic solution than usual. I’m referring to the so-called “cities from scratch”. But, what exactly…

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SHENZHEN, a MODEL for HONDURAS? – VisualPolitik EN SHENZHEN, a MODEL for HONDURAS? – VisualPolitik EN

Here’s a question for all of you, what brand is your mobile phone? I guess many of you will answer Apple, Samsung or Huawei. How do I know? Well no, I’m not psychic or anything like that. I just know because year after year these three companies have lead sales in the global mobile phone…

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NATO: How has the MOST IMPORTANT military ALLIANCE changed? – VisualPolitik EN NATO: How has the MOST IMPORTANT military ALLIANCE changed? – VisualPolitik EN

NATO, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, the most important military alliance in the world, has just turned 70. This anniversary comes in the midst of one of the most significant political and diplomatic crises it has suffered in its entire history. Today on VISUALPOLITIK, you and I will get to know NATO a little better.…

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Together we can cure capitalism | Bruno Delepierre | TEDxGhent Together we can cure capitalism | Bruno Delepierre | TEDxGhent

Translator: Yulia Kallistratova Reviewer: Ellen Maloney A couple of weeks ago I had a coffee with Jesus. Now, before you think I’m crazy, Jesus is actually an old acquaintance of mine, back from the days when I was studying economics in university. His real name is pronounced [Hay-soos], he is from Spain, but if you…

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Branding Democracy: Rita Clifton at TEDxHousesofParliament Branding Democracy: Rita Clifton at TEDxHousesofParliament

Translator: Min Hyun Oh Reviewer: Capa Girl I love Greece. And I read ancient Greek and Latin at university. And then of course I proceeded to go into a career that had absolutely nothing to do with those. What it has enabled me to do is to be incredibly annoying and pedantic about spelling and…

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Poetry, Democracy & the Hope of Sounds | Diane Raptosh | TEDxBoise Poetry, Democracy & the Hope of Sounds | Diane Raptosh | TEDxBoise

Translator: Janet Paton Reviewer: Tanya Cushman Hello everybody, poetry lovers all of you. I know. It’s so great to be here. So, I’m the granddaughter of Sicilian peasants. My maternal grandfather, Giuseppe Cardinale, would read an English dictionary at night, writing down words he hadn’t seen before in a notebook. My paternal grandmother, Anna Raptosh,…

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Are we really living in a democracy? | Joaquin Marcano | TEDxHECParis Are we really living in a democracy? | Joaquin Marcano | TEDxHECParis

Translator: Shiyuan Zhang Reviewer: Zsófia Herczeg So let’s play a game. All you have to do if you want to participate is raise your hand when prompted. So the game consists of voting if you want what’s inside of box A or box B. So who wants box A? Raise your hand. All the way…

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Love, Inc. — how romance and capitalism could destroy our future | Laurie Essig | TEDxVienna Love, Inc. — how romance and capitalism could destroy our future | Laurie Essig | TEDxVienna

Translator: Gabriella Chihan Stanley Reviewer: Denise RQ On a warm and sunny day in 2011, I stood in a crowd of a million people in central London for the Royal Wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton. Conducting interviews with those around me, I was struck by their great joy and optimism about the future;…

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Food + Justice = Democracy: LaDonna Redmond at TEDxManhattan 2013 Food + Justice = Democracy: LaDonna Redmond at TEDxManhattan 2013

Well, I stand strong on those that come before me; I have to call on my ancestors and let them know that I have not forgotten them. I stand strong because I stand on the shoulders of your ancestors as well. I want them to know that I have not forgotten them. I am an…

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