Saturday, January 21, 2017
  1. Connectivity and the Modern Refugee

    Filippo Grandi

    Connectivity and the Modern Refugee

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     urges measures to ensure that displaced people have access to vital technology.

    Migrants rescued by Topaz Responder Andreas Solaro/Getty Images
    For refugees, connectivity is not only a matter of survival; it also provides a route to self-reliance, boosting their own wellbeing and enabling them to contribute to their host communities. So it is vital that governments and the private sector ensure that the promise of Internet access for all includes displaced people. READ MORE
  2. Lessons from Germany for Integrating Refugees

    Norbert Winkeljohann
  3. Free Speech and Fake News

    Peter Singer

    Free Speech and Fake News

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     asks whether the time has come to resurrect the offense of criminal libel.

    Clinton with Podesta Alex Wong/Getty Images
    Fake news – “active misinformation” that is packaged to look as if it comes from a serious news site – is a threat to democratic institutions. In the Internet age, is it time for the legal pendulum to swing back toward the offense of criminal libel? READ MORE
  4. Comrade Trump and the Truth

    Chris Patten

    Comrade Trump and the Truth

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     predicts that divisiveness and scandal will consume the new administration from its first day.

    Putin at annual conference 23 december Natalia Kolesnikova/Getty Images
    When US President-elect Donald Trump takes office this month, Americans will be more divided than they have been in years. Never before has an American presidential inauguration been met with so many hosannas from the country’s oldest foe, Russia, and with such nervous anguish from its closest allies. READ MORE
  5. How Dr. Strangelove Learned to Love Trump

    Dominique Moisi

    How Dr. Strangelove Learned to Love Trump

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     examines the unseemly alliance emerging between the president-elect and Henry Kissinger.

    Kissinger Stephane de Sakutin/Getty Images
    An alliance between Henry Kissinger and US President-elect Donald Trump may seem unnatural at first blush, but it makes sense as a marriage of convenience. Kissinger wants validation that he is still relevant, which Trump has done by playing on his vanity; and Trump needs the foreign-policy gravitas that Kissinger brings in spades. READ MORE
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