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Polarizing Politics in Trump Land

April  4, 2018

Analysis

Polarizing Politics in Trump Land

 by Mike Minehan

http://ideaschannel.com/index.php/analysis/2790-polarizing-politics

The NRA controls The White House and The  US Congress. Fact or Fiction (Fake News)? 476 more words

Democracy

Southern ban and the myth of 'They will never defeat us'

It seems draconian to the point of comic. A lifetime ban from British shores for having an ‘unhelpful’ opinion.

Not for extolling violence against people or property, but because the person concerned wasn’t thinking right. 600 more words

Religion

Law regulating deliberate online falsehoods can be justified under ‘public order’ -- Singapore going for "Chinese style censorship"?

Channel News Asia

National University of Singapore’s (NUS) law professor Thio Li-ann.

23 Mar 2018 12:45PM (Updated: 23 Mar 2018 04:42PM)

SINGAPORE: A law regulating deliberate online falsehoods (DOFs) may be justified on the grounds of “public order” given the harm that they pose to democratic institutions and processes, said National University of Singapore’s (NUS) law professor Thio Li-ann in her written representation to the select committee looking at the issue. 1,155 more words

Cambridge Analytica and Our Lives Inside the Surveillance Machine

March 23, 2018

Cambridge Analytica and Our Lives Inside the Surveillance Machine

By Adrian Chen

https://www.newyorker.com

In 2006, a local pollster in Nepal was kidnapped by Maoist rebels while conducting opinion surveys on behalf of the American political strategist Stan Greenberg. 1,349 more words

Democracy

The Public Order and Safety Special Powers Act Bill – Let’s not lose the forest for the trees

On Wednesday (21 Mar), the government passed the Public Order and Safety Special Powers Act Bill (POSSPA) which will grant Police more powers to manage serious incidents such as terrorist attacks. 1,087 more words

Inequality in the 21st Century

March 19, 2018

Inequality in the 21st Century

by Kaushik Basu

https://www.project-syndicate.org/commentary/profit-sharing-basic-income-by-kaushik-basu-2017-12

As inequality continues to deepen worldwide, we do not have the luxury of sticking to the status quo. 955 more words

Governance

HATE CRIME SERIES – 7

HATE SPEECH 

 We know from general definition that hate crime is a crime motivated by racial, sexual, or other prejudice, typically one involving violence. We also know that a hate crime law is a law intended to also deter bias-motivated violence… 1,680 more words

Hate Crime In Canada