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  • NowThis World
    NowThis World
    NowThis World is dedicated to bringing you topical explainers about the world around you. Check back in for new videos every Sunday, Tuesday, and Thursday at 9am ET.
  • What's Going On In Zimbabwe?
    What's Going On In Zimbabwe?
    For the past 37 years Zimbabwe has been run under the dictatorship of President Robert Mugabe but now that's all changed. Here's what's happening in Zimbabwe – Hosted by Judah Robinson....
  • How To Escape North Korea
    How To Escape North Korea
    Many North Koreans who are fed up with living under the dictatorship of Kim Jong Un make an attempt to leave the country, however escaping North Korea is by no means an easy task – here's...
  • What Are The World's Biggest Superpowers?
    What Are The World's Biggest Superpowers?
    Being a superpower means holding significant global influence. Here is a look at the world's biggest superpowers: the United States, the Soviet Union, and the British empire. » Subscribe to...
  • How Powerful is Sweden?
    How Powerful is Sweden?
    Sweden is often pointed to as the ideal combination of capitalism and socialism. We took a look at Sweden's society, politics, and military to find out just how powerful Sweden really is. »...
  • How Powerful is Ukraine?
    How Powerful is Ukraine?
    While Ukraine may rank as the largest country in Europe by size, an ongoing struggle in the eastern part of the country has left Ukraine in a vulnerable state. So just how powerful is Ukraine?...
  • What Happened to ISIS?
    What Happened to ISIS?
    In recent years, ISIS has seemingly dropped off the map, with fewer references in the media, and significant losses in territory and foreign fighters. So, what exactly happened to ISIS? »...
  • Adolf Hitler's Unique Legacy in India
    Adolf Hitler's Unique Legacy in India
    Adolf Hitler's lasting legacy is surprisingly different in India than it is in the rest of the world. Learn about how this dictator is perceived, and why his popularity is so unique to Indian...
  • When Will India Become A Superpower?
    When Will India Become A Superpower?
    India has seen a meteoric rise in its economy, population, and military ability. Some have even suggested it will hit superpower status by 2020. Just how likely is that timeframe? Find out...
  • Communism vs. Socialism: What's The Difference?
    Communism vs. Socialism: What's The Difference?
    There's a lot of confusion surrounding the terms Communism and Socialism. The two are often used interchangeably, even by entire governments and political leaders, but they are not the same...
  • Saudi Arabia and Qatar's Complicated Relationship
    Saudi Arabia and Qatar's Complicated Relationship
    Saudi Arabia and Qatar have seen tensions rising in recent years, especially since the Arab Spring. To find out the nature of their complicated relationship, check out this video here. » Subscribe...
  • What Are The Most Atheist Countries?
    What Are The Most Atheist Countries?
    Religion has played a major role in the development of the culture and society, but in recent years, more and more countries have turned their backs on the whole idea of believing in a central...
  • Which Countries Are About To Collapse?
    Which Countries Are About To Collapse?
    The world at large is improving, but some countries and their governments are struggling to even function. Although disputed, to find out which three are the most likely to collapse, check...
  • Who Were The Richest People In History?
    Who Were The Richest People In History?
    The top 8 richest people in the world control more money than half of the entire global population; but even their wealth doesn't come close to the richest people of all time! Here are some...
  • Antifa's Violent History Explained
    Antifa's Violent History Explained
    'Antifa' has been frequent referred to in the media since the rise of right-wing nationalism in the United States. And yet, the anti-fascist movement has been around for nearly a century! So...
  • Is Venezuela a Dictatorship?
    Is Venezuela a Dictatorship?
    After years of wasteful policies, the Venezuelan economy has collapsed, and President Nicholas Maduro has gained a disproportionate amount of power. Is Venezuela headed towards dictatorship,...
  • What Are The World's Most Corrupt Countries?
    What Are The World's Most Corrupt Countries?
    How Corrupt Is Brazil? http://testu.be/1Q4cvkK Subscribe! http://bitly.com/1iLOHml From politicians to police officers, corruption has plagued countries around the world. So which nations...
  • How Powerful is Russia's Largest Military Alliance?
    How Powerful is Russia's Largest Military Alliance?
    You've been asking for this video for a long time, and you know we listen to our audience, so here it is! Just how powerful is the Collective Security Treaty Organization? » Subscribe to NowThis...
  • The World's Most Powerful Countries
    The World's Most Powerful Countries
    What are the most powerful countries in the world today? What makes a country powerful in the 21st century? Here's a look at the top countries that hold the most power in social significance,...
  • The Nordic Country Secretly Negotiating World Peace
    The Nordic Country Secretly Negotiating World Peace
    How Powerful Is Norway? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YRDNbi1qEOQ Subscribe! http://bitly.com/1iLOHml For centuries, peace deals have been important in maintaining world peace. So which...
  • Who Will Be Russia's Next President?
    Who Will Be Russia's Next President?
    Vladimir Putin has yet to announce his candidacy for the 2018 Russian election. Here is a look at some of the other candidates who are running and just how powerful they may be. » Subscribe...
  • Why Does Cambodia Hate The U.S.?
    Why Does Cambodia Hate The U.S.?
    Cambodia and the United States have a dark and violent history, which may have even led to the deaths of 3 million civilians in a nightmarish genocide by the Khmer Rouge. Watch this video to...
  • Who's Fighting For Independence in 2017?
    Who's Fighting For Independence in 2017?
    Catalonia is currently in the middle of a massive push to break free from Spain's control, but it isn't the only region struggling to do so. Around the world, nearly 100 communities and...
  • Who Are The Rohingya and Why Are They Fleeing?
    Who Are The Rohingya and Why Are They Fleeing?
    The Rohingya people of Myanmar are some of the most persecuted people in the world, particularly by their own government. Learn more in this video. » Subscribe to NowThis World: http://go.nowth.is...
  • What Is Life Really Like In North Korea?
    What Is Life Really Like In North Korea?
    A tyrannical dictator, no upward mobility, and poor living conditions, and even starvation paint a bleak picture for what life is really like in North Korea. » Subscribe to NowThis World:...
  • What's The Most Expensive City In The World?
    What's The Most Expensive City In The World?
    Subscribe! http://bitly.com/1iLOHml For the second time in a row, Singapore won the title of the world's most expensive city. So why is Singapore so expensive? Learn More: Five reasons...
  • Why Is The US Fighting In Niger?
    Why Is The US Fighting In Niger?
    Niger made headlines earlier this year after American soldiers were killed in the country, sparking many to ask why American soldiers were in Niger in the first place. To find out, watch this...
  • Why Do Israel and Russia Love Each Other?
    Why Do Israel and Russia Love Each Other?
    By all accounts, Russia and Israel should be enemies, but instead they're close and complimentary allies, with leaders who work together, and populations that have cultural, linguistic, and...
  • The U.S. and Puerto Rico’s Complicated Relationship
    The U.S. and Puerto Rico’s Complicated Relationship
    The relationship between the United States and Puerto Rico is a bit complicated. With the island in total disarray in the aftermath of hurricane Maria, and with an existing debt, Puerto Rico...
  • How Powerful is Afghanistan?
    How Powerful is Afghanistan?
    In the past two decades, Afghanistan has seen a dictator removed from power, a foreign invasion, a complete overhaul of military and economy, and a jump in opium production. In this episode,...
  • What Does A Unified Palestine Look Like?
    What Does A Unified Palestine Look Like?
    NowThis World host, Judah Robinson, discusses the conflict between Palestinian groups Fatah and Hamas, the differences between these two factions, and what unification would mean for the peace...
  • Which Countries Have The Best Healthcare?
    Which Countries Have The Best Healthcare?
    While the United States still can't seem to find a healthcare system that works well for all Americans, these are a few of the top countries with the best healthcare. » Subscribe to NowThis...
  • Your World in 360: Compilation #1 | Samsung Gear 360 | NowThis
    Your World in 360: Compilation #1 | Samsung Gear 360 | NowThis
    We asked you to send us your own 360 videos. Here's what your world looks like in 360. » Subscribe to NowThis: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe Connect with NowThis » Like us on Facebook:...
  • Why Are There So Many Terror Attacks in Somalia?
    Why Are There So Many Terror Attacks in Somalia?
    Somalia has been the victim of multiple terror attacks in just the last year. These attacks have been ongoing throughout the Somali Civil War, and the death toll is astronomical. So, what's...
  • What's the Happiest Country?
    What's the Happiest Country?
    Subscribe! http://bitly.com/1iLOHml Many countries claim to have happy citizens, but which country is rated the "happiest"? How do you even measure happiness? Learn More: Happy Planet...
  • How Powerful is Angela Merkel?
    How Powerful is Angela Merkel?
    Angela Merkel has been called "The Leader of the Free World", but with Germany voting to either keep or ditch their long-time Chancellor, we wanted to know just how powerful she really is,...
  • What If North Korea Collapses?
    What If North Korea Collapses?
    Tensions with North Korea have again reached a boiling point, and sparked questions about how long the dangerous regime of Kim Jong Un will continue. Check out this episode for an in depth...
  • The Secret Treaty That Could Ruin The World
    The Secret Treaty That Could Ruin The World
    Subscribe! http://bitly.com/1iLOHml The Obama administration fast tracked the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), eliminating Congress' ability to edit it. So, what is so scary about the TPP?...
  • Could China Save The World?
    Could China Save The World?
    Like us on Facebook: http://testu.be/ilikeTestTube The U.S. and China just signed an agreement promising to cut down on greenhouse gas emissions in both countries. This is a big feat for...
  • What Does 'Third World Country' Mean?
    What Does 'Third World Country' Mean?
    Subscribe! http://bitly.com/1iLOHml To say "Third World Country" is politically incorrect. Here's a look at why, and what terms to use instead. Learn More: UN GDP list http://unstats.un.o...
  • The Worst Crimes Committed By Diplomats
    The Worst Crimes Committed By Diplomats
    We sometimes hear about "diplomatic immunity" letting government agents get away with all sorts of crimes, from parking tickets to much worse. But why exactly do most governments forgive diplomats...
  • We're Back! (What Happened?)
    We're Back! (What Happened?)
    Welcome back! In our absence we've been working hard to bring back the topics you've missed, and a whole lot more. Let us know what you'd like to see from this channel down in the comments,...
  • What's The Most Common Language In The World?
    What's The Most Common Language In The World?
    Watch Seeker Stories Here: http://testu.be/SeekerStories There are over 7000 languages in the world, but half the population only speaks one of 12 as their first language. So, what are the...
  • Powerful Forces
    Powerful Forces
    When it comes to military and economic strength on a worldwide level... with great power comes great responsibility.
  • Who Will Lead The Western World In 2017?
    Who Will Lead The Western World In 2017?
    Whats Is Populism? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IwHhV7tyXkE Subscribe! http://bitly.com/1iLOHml Major political shakeups and populist uprisings have shifted the seats of power in the western...
  • Can The 25th Amendment Really Remove Donald Trump?
    Can The 25th Amendment Really Remove Donald Trump?
    Donald Trump has one of the lowest approval ratings in recent history, and many are calling for his removal from office altogether. While impeachment is the most commonly referenced course...
  • Why Jainism Is The World's Most Peaceful Religion
    Why Jainism Is The World's Most Peaceful Religion
    Hearing Color, Seeing Sound. This Is Synesthesia. (360 Video) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_EyPXmy7R9s Subscribe! http://bitly.com/1iLOHml Jainism is revered for its commitment to nonviolen...
  • How Powerful Is Kazakhstan?
    How Powerful Is Kazakhstan?
    Kazakhstan has had a great year in political outreach, and a not-so-great year in economy. With so many of you asking for an update, we thought we'd ask: How Powerful is Kazakhstan? » Subscribe...
  • Who Is Austria's Far Right Millennial Leader Sebastian Kurz?
    Who Is Austria's Far Right Millennial Leader Sebastian Kurz?
    Austria just elected a new parliament, and with it, an unlikely young chancellor. This 31-year-old is the youngest leader in the world, and the new face of far right nationalism in Europe....