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International Economics: Top Stories Of The Week

The World Economic Forum’s top stories of this week include the 5 biggest risks facing humanity, the rise of tech giants, Ireland giving artists a base income and how to fix and upgrade this laptop.

Timeline: 00:00 – Intro 00:14 – Why rising tech giants matter 03:34 – The 5 biggest risks facing humanity 05:13 – Fix & upgrade your own laptop 06:38 – Ireland’s base income for artists

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Front Cover Views: The Economist – July 24, 2021

Covid-19: How To Spark Economic Recovery

Governments will have to deal with the economic fallout from the pandemic for decades to come. If they get their response wrong, countries risk economic stagnation and political division.

Read more here: https://econ.st/3ojORKY

Economics: ‘Universal Basic Income Experiment In South Korea’ (WSJ Video)

To stimulate its pandemic-hit economy, a province in South Korea has been experimenting with universal basic income programs by regularly giving out cash, no questions asked. Now, some politicians want to go national with the concept.

Illustration: Crystal Tai/WSJ