Charter cities—special zones where nations experiment with new governance systems—have been promoted by economists as a way of democratising development and economic growth. But are they just another fad or a useful tool in the fight against poverty?
A little insight into how social media is playing a consequential role in African politics, and a brief study of the potential of technology and a technological boom on the continent.
The tragic story of the leader of Bulgaria’s early opposition to communism, Nikola Petkov, illuminates how liberal democracies must conduct their foreign policy. They have a duty to liberate, as authoritarian states are not autonomous, only their dictator is.
In an age where algorithms can serve justice, should humans pull the plug on the idea of AI-based law enforcement?
Law is a unique product of humanity. It commands a peculiar, overriding form of authority, and can be used to protect minorities but also for unjust purposes. But what happens when law is used to facilitate gross injustice, would those ‘laws’ still be laws?
As deepfakes increase in prominence so too will their capacity to wreak havoc, particularly on political institutions. As such, governments must react to this growing threat in a timely fashion.
As the world's wealthiest nations begin procuring doses of various COVID-19 vaccines, the fate of the world's refugees, migrants, and asylum seekers remains uncertain.
The French Empire never ended, but adapted to the late 20th century of anti-imperialistic empires. Now as a new century dawns, France is once more transforming its Iceberg Empire.
Rather than help, recent parliamentary insolvency countermeasures have hindered the United Kingdom's retailers during COVID-19, creating an antagonistic and exploitative relationship between them and their landlords, and accelerating the death of the high street.