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COP26 and the many sides of Climate Change: An Editorial

Illustration by Mia Clement COP26 is now less than three months away. Scores of world leaders will fly in for the start, and officials from 196 countries will spend two weeks in high-pressure negotiations aimed at setting a new path to a safer climate. COVID-19 has refocused priorities and caused individuals and governments alike to Read More…

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Eurovision voting politics: British excuse or reality?

Some viewers of the Eurovision Song Contest are quick to jump on the idea of tactical or political voting. Particularly, as the United Kingdom has scored 26th place (last) in the Grand Final in the last two shows, people are quick to blame our poor placement on international relations, or Brexit. The Eurovision Song Contest Read More…

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The great ‘techtonic’ shift: why now?

On the east bank of the brimming Pearl River rests Shenzhen, a southern Chinese city neighbouring Hong Kong. This little fishing town was only brought to life in 1979 when it became the first Special Economic Zone in China. Eight years later, it became the place that incubated Huawei, the world’s largest telecom equipment supplier Read More…