Summary of The Link Between Unemployment and Terrorism

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In the world’s cities, joblessness can lead to terrorism, explains human rights advocate Mohamed Ali. But he offers a solution: Teach urban youth entrepreneurship and support them as they launch enterprises, and you will ignite a culture of opportunity and growth. For those seeking ways to end terrorist and urban violence, getAbstract suggests this brief yet powerful TEDTalk. Its ideas are as relevant for Manhattan as they are for Mogadishu.

In this summary, you will learn

  • How unemployment can lead to terrorism,
  • Why entrepreneurship can reduce terrorism and improve urban communities, and
  • What resources are necessary to help city youth become entrepreneurs.
 

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Mohamed Ali is a human rights advocate and a founding member of the End Famine campaign, which aims to eliminate famine globally.

 

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How does a hopeful village youth transform into a suicide bomber? Consider this scenario: In a small Somali town, drought brings poverty and famine. The young man departs, seeking a ...

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