Facial recognition technology will be used in the surveillance of Chinese citizens in order to assign them a "social credit score." Chinese citizens tell us what they think of it.
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Mexico’s struggle with its drug cartels is a highly complex issue. While Mexico is willing to cooperate with the US in tackling this issue, it has rejected a recent Trump proposal to designate the Mexican drug cartels as terrorist organisations on the grounds that it posed a threat to Mexican sovereignty and was interventionist.
At the December NATO summit in London, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was caught mocking the most powerful leader in the world. Despite this, and calling the Canadian PM two-faced, American President Donald Trump appeared to bear no malice toward him, calling him a “nice guy” after all.
Since its conception, the Sustainable Development (SD) concept has been embraced by civil society as an opportunity to salvage the earth without hindering economic prosperity. However, the ideal "sustainable" global economy cannot be completely understood unless it is placed in the context of unequal power relations within the global financial system.
On 2nd October 2016, then UK Prime Minister Theresa May Triggered Article 50, paving the way for the UK to leave the European Union. Although there was widespread concern (in particular among ‘remainers’) over the long-term social and economic consequences of leaving the EU, few would have predicted that the negotiation process would take more than three years