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The rise of “deepfake” technology: Where does it end?

Here, James A. Ingram dives into an ongoing topic of intrigue in modern society: The rise of deepfake technology.
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Are cybercriminals manipulating the UK general election?

Here, David Warburton discusses the potential for manipulating the UK general election in the digital age.
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Why Trump’s draconian refugee policies are nothing new to the UK

Here, Damon Culbert from Axis Solicitors highlights parallels between President Trump's refugee policies and UK laws, whilst exploring the impact of Brexit.
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North America will leave Paris Agreement in 2020

President Trump has announced plan to leave Paris Agreement in 2020, the world's most cohesive plan to fight climate change.
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Twitter will definitely ban political advertisements

Twitter announced that it will ban political advertisements beginning 15 November and Facebook remains defiant on the issue despite Cambridge Analytica.
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Iran: Sanctions impair access to medicine

The Trump administration’s sanctions on Iran have limited the ability of the country to finance imports, including access to medicine, causing serious hardships for ordinary Iranians.
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Progressive state leadership today: Part 2

Richard Beardsworth, Professor and Head of School, School of Politics and International Studies, University of Leeds, provides the second article of a series on progressive state leadership.
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US law criminalises sex workers for discussing work online

The law criminalises sex workers writing about their lives, discussing health and safety issues and for journalists reporting on sex work.
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Research on visual impairment diseases by the U.S.

Here, Open Access Government explore how the National Eye Institute in the U.S is supporting vision research that encompasses visual impairment diseases of people of all ages.
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The priorities for domestic and international Arctic research in the U.S.

The priorities for domestic and international Arctic research in the U.S., including the work of the United States Arctic Research Commission (USARC), are detailed here.
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US announces indefinite immigration detention for children

A Trump administration final regulation announced could result in severe harm to migrant children who may be held in indefinite immigration detention in the United States.
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Netanyahu bans members of US Congress from Israel

Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib have supported a boycott campaign in protest of Israeli policies, which led to Prime Minister Netanyahu banning both congresswomen from entering the country.
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Exiting the trade maelstrom in a progressive way

Vassilis Ntousas, Senior International Relations Policy Advisor at the Foundation For European Progressive Studies shares his thoughts on exiting the trade maelstrom in a progressive way.
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The Trump effect: Racism has become fashionable again

Here, Ana González, Partner at Wilson, discusses her work with Central Americans applying for asylum whilst navigating the increasingly hostile attitude toward them, known as The Trump effect.
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US should give Syrian people the right to stay says United Nations

President Trump should renew the grant of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) to almost 7,000 Syrians living in the United States, who have the legal right to stay under US law.
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Suffering in silence: The fear of undocumented female victims in America

In this article, immigration attorney Kushal Patel exposes how undocumented female victims of sexual, physical and emotional abuse feel unable to go to the police, due to the policy adopted by President Trump.
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Is Venezuela approaching a complete societal shutdown?

Here, Laura Sharp and Georgina Wright assess the ongoing social, economic and political situation in Venezuela to explore the likelihood of the country experiencing a complete societal shutdown.
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US Congress approves landmark LGBTQ rights bill

On the 17th May, The U.S. House of Representatives voted 236-173 to approve the Equality Act that would give landmark federal protection to LGBTQ individuals despite opposition in the White House.
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The invisible wall: What’s happening to legal immigration?

Anastasia Tonello, US immigration expert, discusses the wall against legal immigration by the Trump administration, revealing how legal infrastructure has been quietly manipulated to dismantle immigration.
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US Congress wants numbers on civilians killed in Syria

Tomorrow is the deadline for the US Department of Defense to report to Congress how many civilians they have killed in Syria: Will the Department acknowledge the genuine figure or deflate it?

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