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Summary by Claire Hsiang Marx, Meridian 180
In February 2017, Meridian 180 held a forum to explore the political implications of an environment in which multiple truths exist. Forum leader Professor Zhao Shunkun, professor at Southwest University of Law and Political Science in Chongqing, China, asked a series of stimulating questions focused on the intersections of authority, media, and the public, and the different roles and questions each stakeholder should be considering. The forum engaged a wide range of experts including legal scholars, journalists, economists, political scientists, and policymakers and resulted in a lively exploration of the role of technology, media, and power in a post-truth era. (read more)
Recent Book Reviews
Marieke de Goede: Speculative Security-The Politics of Pursuing Terrorist Monies
Book Review by Afoma Ofodile
The onslaught of terrorist attacks has forced governments across the world to change the way they approach security by targeting terrorism financing. This entails security agencies preempting future attacks by following the money trails of potential terrorist perpetrators. (read more)