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Nixing Fake News Analyses & Assessments

Nixing Fake News

The only way to nip misinformation in the bud is to work alongside social media platforms.

The Duel and the Deal Analyses & Assessments

The Duel and the Deal

With an infinitesimal lifting of the roadblock on nuclear diplomacy between the U.S. and Iran, it is hoped that all stakeholders bring fresh ideas to the table.

Fighting Misinformation Analyses & Assessments

Fighting Misinformation

The way forward is to have governments and institutions working together for a disinformation-free society

Independence Invigorated Analyses & Assessments

Independence Invigorated

The first-time majority of pro-independence parties in the recent elections, have given a fresh boost to Catalonia’s fight for sovereignty.

Digital Public Infrastructure Analyses & Assessments

Digital Public Infrastructure

Technology has disrupted the traditional model of news production by empowering the audience to amplify it or create new content altogether.

Believing the Written Word Analyses & Assessments

Believing the Written Word

Though social media reach is tremendous in India, its platforms have not been used to spread misinformation or create agitations.

Shifting Gears in the Gig Economy Analyses & Assessments

Shifting Gears in the Gig Economy

The historic ruling by the British Supreme Court, which affirms the employment rights of Uber drivers, can have a ripple effect in the international domain.

The Bitcoin Buzz Analyses & Assessments

The Bitcoin Buzz

The increasing trend towards using cryptocurrencies as an investment and trading tool, set off by influencers, calls for sustainable regulations.

Delayed Call Calculus Analyses & Assessments

Delayed Call Calculus

Biden’s Middle East policy should not be viewed as a cooling-off period with close-buddy Israel, but rather as a calculated move to assert his policy imprint in the region.

Super Mario Gameplay Analyses & Assessments

Super Mario Gameplay

The new Italian Prime Minister will have to leverage his economic credentials and political astuteness to steer Italy through one of its worst economic and health crises.

Dam(n) Reality Analyses & Assessments

Dam(n) Reality

Ageing behemoths controlling mighty rivers while having ushered prosperity in the past are today disasters waiting to happen.

Making Amends, Finally? Analyses & Assessments

Making Amends, Finally?

The U.S. government is again debating reparations for Black American slavery, but will it make up for generations of systemic repression?

A Web of Conspiracies Analyses & Assessments

A Web of Conspiracies

The fear of alienating the hard-line support base ensures that conspiracy theories remain a part of the Republican agenda, despite causing fissures in the party.

Future Mineral Might  Analyses & Assessments

Future Mineral Might

With mining rights being opened for exploitation in the Arctic, the race for rare earths and minerals is fuelling geopolitical tensions and may aggravate environmental depredations in the long run.

Looking Ahead Analyses & Assessments

Looking Ahead

By learning from the past and drawing on global best practices, it is important to create an international governance framework for satellite internet.

The Mix and Match Way Analyses & Assessments

The Mix and Match Way

The success of satellite internet in India will depend on the permutations and combinations of systems to benefit the end-user.

A New ‘start’? Analyses & Assessments

A New ‘start’?

By giving a fresh lease of life to the arms reduction treaty, Russia and the U.S. are recommitted to a substantive model of limiting stockpiles.

Internet in the interstellar space Analyses & Assessments

Internet in the interstellar space

From innovations in space manufacturing to increased participation of the private sector, the timing is ripe for satellite-based broadband to grow at an exponential pace.

New era for telecoms, satellites, and backhaul Analyses & Assessments

New era for telecoms, satellites, and backhaul

Satellite communication presents the most elegant and uninterrupted platform for ubiquitous high-speed communication anywhere on the planet.

Engendering Partnerships Analyses & Assessments

Engendering Partnerships

Innovation and profitability will be important drivers in sustaining projects in space