Why America’s murder rate has spiked | The Economist

In 2020 the murder rate in the US rose by nearly 30%—the country’s largest-ever recorded annual increase. It has not fallen significantly since. What is it about America that led to this jump, and what can be done to reduce the violence? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rzx-eEXKqTk 00:00 - America’s murder rate soared in 202001:15 - How violence interrupters… Continue lendo Why America’s murder rate has spiked | The Economist


Brazil elections: the enduring threat of Bolsonaro | The Economist

President Jair Bolsonaro, the Trump of the Tropics, has undermined democracy, drummed up division and inspired cult-like devotion from his followers. Whether he is re-elected or not, the right-wing populist movement he has unleashed is unlikely to go away. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gckvTCmWWWY The appeal of Bolsonaro Bolsonaro’s power in Congress Bolsonaro and the gun lobby Bolsonaro’s impact… Continue lendo Brazil elections: the enduring threat of Bolsonaro | The Economist

Why Hate Is Fuelling Politics | The Economist

Hate is fuelling politics in America and Britain, as arguments over racial justice, transgender rights and other issues become more polarised. These tribal "culture wars” spell bad news for democracy. Film supported by @Mishcon de Reya LLP https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=71djyj4R_GU Are we becoming more divided? Critical race theory What are culture wars? Transgender rights The effects of… Continue lendo Why Hate Is Fuelling Politics | The Economist

Can Brazil Survive Bolsonaro? | The Economist

Since coming to power President Jair Bolsonaro has shaken democracy, accelerated deforestation in the Amazon and played down the danger of the coronavirus pandemic, with calamitous results. Could Brazil survive another four years of his leadership? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f-QVa7Wb6QI Idolaters by instinct, we convert the objects of our dreams and our interests into the Unconditional History is… Continue lendo Can Brazil Survive Bolsonaro? | The Economist