China’s ‘Social Credit’ is at home in the West

There was a recent piece of coverage by the Spectator on China’s new attempts to role out its Social Credit system in an effort to better manage its growing populace. I was shocked when listening to the journalists on a recent podcast on the topic discuss the advantages of the system and confess that because … Continue reading China’s ‘Social Credit’ is at home in the West

Word of the year ‘fake news’

Post Truth has been announced as the word of the year by the team behind the Oxford English Dictionary. Discussion around it mainly pertains to the idea that sentiments and emotions rather than ‘truth’ are now dictating the outcome of our political endeavours. This is often in reference to Donald Trump’s victory over Hillary Clinton … Continue reading Word of the year ‘fake news’