Shallow Dive

Shallow Dive

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#5: India, NIMBYs, bedbugs and Biden
February 27, 2020

India is struck with ethnic violence , France is overrun with bedbugs, and we ask: are local councils preventing action on climate change? --- Further reading: 32 people died in Delhi as mobs attacked majority-Muslim areas of the city, following protests

#4: Immigration Talking Points
February 20, 2020

The government brings out its plan for a points-based immigration system, the Democratic Party holds yet another debate in its quest to find a nominee to take on Donald Trump, and we ask: is every billionaire a policy failure? --- Further reading: UCU

#3: Justice, Badgers, and the BBC
February 13, 2020

The rule of law is under attack everywhere, it seems, but Ecuador. Plus Donald Trump’s many questions about badgers, and we ask: should the licence fee be scrapped? ---  Further reading: Sajid Javid is out, after a cabinet reshuffle that was more

#2: Chaos in Iowa, and the case for regulating Facebook
February 06, 2020

The Iowa Caucuses descended into chaos, Russian police have been convicted of busting their own drug den, and we ask: should the government step in to save Facebook from itself? --- Further reading: The Iowa caucuses were utter chaos. Doing well in Io

#1: Huawei, & the case for open borders
January 30, 2020

The government decides to allow Huawei into the UK’s 5G infrastructure, a rare sighting of a Bolivian glass frog, and we ask: are open borders the way to go? --- Further Reading: Johnson’s controversial decision to allow Huawei in.  The Huawei mo