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Why ‘stronger borders’ don’t work

Why ‘stronger borders’ don’t work

Every year, thousands of people die trying to cross borders. At times, the stark reality of this becomes front page news like the picture of three-year-old Alan Kurdi, lying face down on a Turkish beach, or when 39 people were… Continue Reading

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Weird Borders: Why Countries Have Pieces Detached

Having access to the sea in type of thing countries will start world wars over, and causes strange border situations like these exclaves, which are parts of countries only accessible by land through other countries. Like this piece of Russia… Continue Reading

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M.I.A. – Borders (Official Music Video)

M.I.A. – Borders (Official Music Video)

♪ ♪ ♪ FREEDOM, ‘I’DOM, ‘ME’DOM ♪ ♪ WHERE’S YOUR ‘WE’DOM? ♪ ♪ THIS WORLD NEEDS A BRAND NEW ‘RE’DOM ♪ ♪ ‘WE’DOM – THE KEY ♪ ♪ ‘WE’DOM THE ‘KEY’DOM TO LIFE! ♪ ♪ LET’S BE DEM ♪ ♪… Continue Reading

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Weird Borders: Middle East

Weird Borders: Middle East

The Middle East is a place where the borders are as messy as the politics. One interesting case is the border between Oman and the United Arab Emirates, where there is a piece of the UAE inside a piece of… Continue Reading

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It’s time to draw borders on the Arctic Ocean

It’s time to draw borders on the Arctic Ocean

I’m on an island near the North Pole and I’m here to find out who owns the Arctic. As the ice melts more and more in this region, you can see just how dramatic the ice has been shrinking. One… Continue Reading

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Roadtrip / USA / Crossing borders #1

Roadtrip / USA / Crossing borders #1

We are Bas en Nigel en we are going to make a road trip of 3 months around the USA After a lot of waiting and planning is it time to start the journey Our first stop is Toronto Canada… Continue Reading

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The Most Complex Borders in Europe: Why Do We Have Nations?

The Most Complex Borders in Europe: Why Do We Have Nations?

I am in Baarle-Hertog, which is in a bit of Belgium, inside the Netherlands. And if I cross this road, without being run over, I am now in Baarle-Nassau, which is in a bit of the Netherlands, inside a bit… Continue Reading