Challenges Facing Chile’s Next Government: Part 1

The Chilean election poses a positive, if selective, narrative about Chile’s past and its remarkable transformation, against a new generation’s discontent with some parts of that transformation and the problems it has generated or failed to resolve.

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The Misinformation Pandemic: COVID-19 and the Chaotic Cacophony of Lies and Distortions

The rising tide of misinformation, disinformation, and propaganda has been well-documented in recent years, particularly as internet access and social media consumption have become seemingly ubiquitous. But in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, the scourge of misinformation has intensified, with a cost that can—at least in some cases—be measured in human lives.

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U.S. Supreme Court orders the reinstatement of the “Remain in Mexico” policy

This week, in a 6-3 decision that saw Chief Justice John Roberts side with conservative Justices Clarence Thomas, Brett Kavanaugh, Amy Coney Barrett, Samuel Alito, and Neil Gorsuch, the United States Supreme Court refused to block a ruling by a federal judge in Texas that ordered the administration of U.S. President Joe Biden to reinstate the “Migrant Protection Protocols” (MPP), the controversial, Trump-era immigration policy more commonly known as “Remain in Mexico.”

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