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Algorithms in the welfare state and justice system

Algorithms in the welfare state and justice system

The adoption of systems of Artificial Intelligence (AI) is a very topical issue, which is having a profound impact on our society and our lives. As reported by the article of the New York Times “Freedom that Hangs on Algorithms”, the use of AI tools in the areas of justice and public security is becoming more and more widespread among

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EU’s ‘privileged trade scheme’ suspension with Cambodia is a blessing in disguise

EU’s ‘privileged trade scheme’ suspension with Cambodia is a blessing in disguise

I would like to convey to the European Union the following message: There are responsible and foresighted Cambodian leaders from all political affiliations who understand that the partial suspension of the EU’s trade privilege scheme known as “Everything But Arms” (EBA) is a blessing in disguise in that it represents a powerful call for reform. Cambodia has enjoyed EBA status

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The New York Times: freedom that hangs on algorithms

The New York Times: freedom that hangs on algorithms

9 February 2020, by Cade Metz and Adam Satariano Criminal justice authorities use software to determine sentences and probation. Darnell Gates sat at a long table in a downtown Philadelphia office building. He wore a black T-shirt with “California” in bright yellow letters on the chest. He had never been to the state, but he hoped to visit family there

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A letter from Ivan Simonovis to the White House

A letter from Ivan Simonovis to the White House

Ivan Simonovis, who served for years as police chief and law enforcement agencies official in Venezuela, has been political prisoner for more than 14 years, as he was accused by the Chavez regime and corrupted jurisdictional system (basically, the Supreme Court of Justice chaired by Maikel Moreno) not to be “loyal” to the bolivarian “revolution”. Now he serves as special

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Freedom House Special Report: Beijing’s Global Megaphone

Freedom House Special Report: Beijing’s Global Megaphone

Beijing’s Global Megaphone: The Expansion of Chinese Communist Party Media Influence since 2017 By Sarah Cook, Senior Research Analyst for China, Hong Kong and Taiwan The Chinese Communist Party and various Chinese government entities have long sought to influence public debate and media coverage about China outside the country. New research illustrates the ways in which CCP’s media influence is

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Rueda de prensa en el Parlamento italiano con la diputada venezolana Mariela Magallanes

Rueda de prensa en el Parlamento italiano con la diputada venezolana Mariela Magallanes

English version below Continùa el compromiso del Comité Global para el Estado de Derecho “Marco Pannella” sobre Venezuela, en el marco de la iniciativa política a favor de la transición democrática del país sudamericano. La semana pasada, junto con algunos representantes de la diáspora venezolana, el Comité Global ha contribuido a la organización de una serie de eventos parlamentarios con

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Will Brexit lead to a dis-United Kingdom?

Will Brexit lead to a dis-United Kingdom?

When the Scottish people were asked to vote in a historic referendum nearly six years ago to decide whether or not Scotland would be remaining part of the United Kingdom, 55.30% of voters expressed their disapproval, abandoning the dream of an independent Scotland. The primary aim of this article is to discuss the negotiation process that led Scotland and the

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André Gattolin at the International Holocaust Remembrance Day

André Gattolin at the International Holocaust Remembrance Day

On the 27th of January 1945, soldiers of the Red Army of the USSR liberated the concentration camp of Auschwitz-Birkenau, Poland, putting an end to one of the most dramatic pages of the contemporary history. Asserting the superiority of the Arian race, millions of Jews, homosexuals, Roma, Sinti, political dissidents, women, children and disabled people were killed and deprived of

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