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“Kia ora, everyone. I’m standing against a blank wall in my house – because it’s the only view in my house that is not messy.” So begins a 2020 campaign message posted by New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern. She...
You might have fallen for someone’s attempt to disinform you about current events. But it’s not your fault. Even the most well-intentioned news consumers can find today’s avalanche of political information difficult to navigate. With so much news available, many...
The re-election of Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen is a remarkable moment for global progressive politics in the face of continued populism, fake news and voter manipulation. Tsai, of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), won the January 11 poll with just...
Mauritius is an island that is famed for its beautiful beaches and for its reputation as an “African success story”. Since its independence from the UK in 1968, it has had tremendous economic progress, consolidated its democracy and maintained political...
The upcoming Canadian federal election once again raises the spectre of interference and disruption through the misuse and abuse of personal data. This is a surveillance issue, because as experts who study surveillance, we know political consultancy companies are collecting,...
The previous Modi government has shown it was possible to take a pragmatic approach to social and economic policies. ​

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