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Vox Borders: Life at the edge of nations

Vox Borders: Life at the edge of nations

My name is Johnny Harris and I make videos here at Vox. For the past six months, I’ve been traveling around to faraway places, to tell the story of borders. I traveled to six different borderlands around the globe, to… Continue Reading

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Why new diseases keep appearing in China

Why new diseases keep appearing in China

It was New Years Eve, 2019 when health officials in China admitted they had a problem. Health authorities have activated their most serious response level. After an outbreak of a new type of viral pneumonia in central China. A rapidly… Continue Reading

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How Iran’s Soleimani became a US target

How Iran’s Soleimani became a US target

On January 3rd, the United States launched a drone strike near the Baghdad International airport in Iraq. It killed several Iraqi and Iranian military officials, including Iran’s top commander named Qassem Soleimani. Moments later, Iran’s Supreme leader declared Soleimani a… Continue Reading

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Frenemies: a story of Iran, Israel and the United States

Frenemies: a story of Iran, Israel and the United States

In order to understand the Iranian nuclear negotiations you need to understand the trilateral relationship between the United States Israel and Iran. At first blush it seems very simple: The United States Israel allies they’re both opposed to Iran. But… Continue Reading

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The wall of eyes trained on the US – Mexico border

I want to put my hand in the border. I’m standing in the United States, it’s 103 degrees, and I’m looking across a river into Mexico. If someone wanted to they could just swim across in like, two minutes. Border… Continue Reading

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How big government helps big dairy sell milk

How big government helps big dairy sell milk

If you’ve opened a magazine in the past 20 years, this is probably a familiar image. It’s easy to flip past these ads and think, “Hey, great. Stars promoting a healthy alternative to sugary sodas and sports drinks,” awesome There’s… 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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USA vs Iran | Explained by Dhruv Rathee

USA vs Iran | Explained by Dhruv Rathee

Hello friends Come, let us talk about the conflict ongoing between America and Iran What happened? Why did it happen? How does it affect India? And is this the beginning of the World War 3? This last question was mere… Continue Reading

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China is erasing its border with Hong Kong

China is erasing its border with Hong Kong

This is me in the middle of crossing one of the weirdest borders I’ve ever crossed. It’s this one. It divides China from China. And it took me two hours to get through. This border is weird not only because… Continue Reading

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Why government agencies should move from DC to the Midwest

We have this mismatch. We have a number of Midwestern cities that are smaller than they used to be. “The city of Detroit has lost nearly two thirds of its population since its post-war peak.” “Cincinnati has lost 40 percent… Continue Reading