At times of high tension, governments can be cornered into making mistakes by responding to the wrong pressures. [Read now...]
An experiment in following China’s lead while trying to respect democratic norms is causing tensions. [Read now...]
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The more we use facial recognition, the more we see its limits and its risks. [Read now...]
It is now legal in England to isolate people against their wishes to prevent the spread of Coronavirus. [Read now...]
An inspired Tom Moriarty on the choice in the General Election between voting for a regressive society where people are exploited and economically oppressed, and a decent, less abusive, happier and healthier future. [Read now...]
Beijing is moving to stamp out the Hong Kong protests – but it may have already lost the city for good.
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