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Background reading and videos for this topic - though some of these will be used in lessons. The films are useful ones to watch - the full length - so look out for them! Ask in class if there is anything you don't understand.
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China GDP: Economy slows to 6.7% in first quarter - BBC News

China GDP: Economy slows to 6.7% in first quarter - BBC News | TunstallGeog Development Gap and Superpowers  (A2 Edexcel, G3 WJEC, and A2 AQA)) | Scoop.it
China's economy grew at an annual rate of 6.7% in the first quarter of 2016, official data shows, the slowest quarterly growth in seven years.
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Empire - The decline of the American empire

Subscribe to our channel http://bit.ly/AJSubscribeAs the world is undergoing a profound transformation, what role will the US play in a post-American century?
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Needs some more up to date information but still good to watch..
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Oh, what a lovely (cold) war! - BBC News

Oh, what a lovely (cold) war! - BBC News | TunstallGeog Development Gap and Superpowers  (A2 Edexcel, G3 WJEC, and A2 AQA)) | Scoop.it
Senior figures from both Russia and the US have alluded to a "new cold war". Jonathan Marcus assesses the claim.
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Lots of comments on the current state of Russia, and the issues around its relationship with the West.

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The UN Sent 3 Foreign Women To The U.S. To Assess Gender Equality. They Were Horrified.

The UN Sent 3 Foreign Women To The U.S. To Assess Gender Equality. They Were Horrified. | TunstallGeog Development Gap and Superpowers  (A2 Edexcel, G3 WJEC, and A2 AQA)) | Scoop.it
The human rights experts concluded that the country falls far behind most others.
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How equal are you? - BBC News

How equal are you? - BBC News | TunstallGeog Development Gap and Superpowers  (A2 Edexcel, G3 WJEC, and A2 AQA)) | Scoop.it
Use our interactive to find out how your country ranks for gender equality and how it compares with others
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The Ethiopians who predict an end to international aid - BBC News

The Ethiopians who predict an end to international aid - BBC News | TunstallGeog Development Gap and Superpowers  (A2 Edexcel, G3 WJEC, and A2 AQA)) | Scoop.it
Ethiopia has seen some startling growth over the last 15 years, prompting some to predict the country won't need foreign aid within a decade, says the BBC's Andrew Harding.
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In Africa, Learning How Food Can Move | The Plate

In Africa, Learning How Food Can Move | The Plate | TunstallGeog Development Gap and Superpowers  (A2 Edexcel, G3 WJEC, and A2 AQA)) | Scoop.it
Written by Emery Koenig What if you could watch a new world emerge right before your eyes? In Africa, one of the most dynamic regions of the planet, it feels like you can observe transformations al...
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8 Maps That Will Change the Way You Look at Africa

8 Maps That Will Change the Way You Look at Africa | TunstallGeog Development Gap and Superpowers  (A2 Edexcel, G3 WJEC, and A2 AQA)) | Scoop.it
8 Maps That Will Change the Way You Look at Africa
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Why can’t the world keep its promises? - BBC News

Why can’t the world keep its promises? - BBC News | TunstallGeog Development Gap and Superpowers  (A2 Edexcel, G3 WJEC, and A2 AQA)) | Scoop.it
In April 2000, world leaders made six pledges to improve education. None of them were kept.
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International Women's Day: political rights around the world mapped

International Women's Day: political rights around the world mapped | TunstallGeog Development Gap and Superpowers  (A2 Edexcel, G3 WJEC, and A2 AQA)) | Scoop.it
International Women's Day: political rights around the world mapped
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The developing world faces a silent killer. Could a $1 solar light help?

The developing world faces a silent killer. Could a $1 solar light help? | TunstallGeog Development Gap and Superpowers  (A2 Edexcel, G3 WJEC, and A2 AQA)) | Scoop.it
A Philippine social enterprise is bringing cheap solar lighting to more than 20 countries helping improve safety, reduce air pollution and cut energy costs
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BBC Empire Episode 2 - Making Ourselves at Home Documentary - Jeremy Paxman

Jeremy Paxman traces the story of the greatest empire the world has ever known: the British Empire. He continues his personal account of Britain's empire by ...
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EU referendum: David Cameron deal 'gets backing of Euro MPs' - BBC News

EU referendum: David Cameron deal 'gets backing of Euro MPs' - BBC News | TunstallGeog Development Gap and Superpowers  (A2 Edexcel, G3 WJEC, and A2 AQA)) | Scoop.it
Key figures in the European Parliament "made clear their support" for the UK's draft EU deal after talks with David Cameron, Downing Street says.
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Mumbai - A short time lapse film

A short compilation of some of my time lapse shots of Mumbai city Licence some of my work on Getty images.com http://www.gettyimages.in/search/2/film?artist=...
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Why we shouldn't judge a country by its GDP

Why we shouldn't judge a country by its GDP | TunstallGeog Development Gap and Superpowers  (A2 Edexcel, G3 WJEC, and A2 AQA)) | Scoop.it
Analysts, reporters, and “big thinkers” everywhere love to talk about Gross Domestic Product. It has become the yardstick by which we measure a country’s success. But, argues Michael Green, it's al...
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Aerial tour of Wuxi New Town - BBC News

Aerial tour of Wuxi New Town - BBC News | TunstallGeog Development Gap and Superpowers  (A2 Edexcel, G3 WJEC, and A2 AQA)) | Scoop.it
Where White Horse Village once stood - a new city, Wuxi New Town, has emerged in just 10 years.
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Business interests propel change in China's global role - BBC News

Business interests propel change in China's global role - BBC News | TunstallGeog Development Gap and Superpowers  (A2 Edexcel, G3 WJEC, and A2 AQA)) | Scoop.it
The rising number of Chinese nationals working abroad is causing Beijing to adapt its foreign policy in order to protect them, says Jonathan Marcus.
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▶ Yegna, The Sound of All of Us - YouTube

▶ Yegna, The Sound of All of Us - YouTube | TunstallGeog Development Gap and Superpowers  (A2 Edexcel, G3 WJEC, and A2 AQA)) | Scoop.it
Yegna launched in Ethiopia in April 2013. It's a weekly radio drama and talk show - with music as its signature sound. It's the first teen brand in Ethiopia,...
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The Work Foundation | Average incidence of low pay in the OECD - 2011/12

This data shows OECD data and UK position within the OECD for 2011/ 2012. Low Pay is a critical issue affecting the UK economy – our position in terms of incidence of low pay in comparison to OECD countries is one of the worst.
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Fast forward through her life for the awful ending. Then, do it again to see something amazing.

Fast forward through her life for the awful ending. Then, do it again to see something amazing. | TunstallGeog Development Gap and Superpowers  (A2 Edexcel, G3 WJEC, and A2 AQA)) | Scoop.it
It's a very common story. It has a few possible endings.
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