Victoria: the Revolution continues

Another Victorian election, another win for Premier Daniel Andrews and the Labor Party. This is a result that takes Andrews’ personal tally to three straight successes and six victories from seven elections for the ALP. Given the uninspiring state of the Liberal opposition, it almost guarantees the ALP another term in power come 2026. Victorians […]

2021 was one of the worst years ever for religious freedom in China

On November 16, the bipartisan and bicameral US Congressional-Executive Commission on China (CECC) released its yearly report for 2022. The Commission’s reports always offer useful overviews of the state of human rights in China, and the 2022 document is no exception. It discusses the increasing prevalence of surveillance of everything and everybody, the crackdown on […]

Sleepwalking towards a digital society: everybody’s shuffling there and nobody’s talking about it

As the internet becomes ever more crucial to day-to-day life, the world seems to be drifting towards a world where our personal data is no longer personal. Around half the world’s governments are looking into introducing a central bank digital currency or CBCD, with many also pushing for digital IDs. Ten countries have launched a […]