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TED Talks: Season 2015

2015x08 Robert Muggah: How to protect fast-growing cities from failing
TV-PG

  • 2015-01-15T05:00:00+00:00 on YouTube
  • 15 mins
  • United States
  • Documentary, Special Interest

Worldwide, violence is on the decline, but in the crowded cities of the global south — cities like Aleppo, Bamako and Caracas — violence is actually accelerating, fueled by the drug trade, mass unemployment and civil unrest. Security researcher Robert Muggah turns our attention toward these “fragile cities,” super-fast-growing places where infrastructure is weak and government often ineffective. He shows us the four big risks we face, and offers a way to change course.

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