Claire Tan

The Pandora Papers: the Revelations Everyone Saw Coming

The Pandora Papers: the Revelations Everyone Saw Coming

It comes as no surprise that the rich and powerful operate on a completely different plane to the ordinary man. The Pandora Papers scratched the surface of the parallel shadow economy, leaving the world conflicted on the next step to take from these revelations. Claire from the IAS Gazette navigates through the workings of offshore banking and the shadow economy, and discusses what the Pandora Papers’ revelations mean for the everyday man.

Cultural Diplomacy; Diplomacy’s New Normal

Cultural Diplomacy; Diplomacy’s New Normal

Diplomacy is not isolated from the changes that come along with the COVID-19 pandemic. The new world order and geopolitical scene possess new threats and demand new developments, ultimately calling to question whether the world can still rely on the usual practices of diplomacy. The IAS Gazette investigates how cultural diplomacy may rise to the forefront of diplomacy and its potential to mediate the problems of today.

Democracy in the COVID-19 Crisis: Understanding the Fault Lines

Democracy in the COVID-19 Crisis: Understanding the Fault Lines

The COVID-19 pandemic has devastated life as we know it. From innumerable fatalities to the rise of racist attacks, nationalist movements and widening inequality, the pandemic has ushered in a completely new “normal”. Interestingly, world democracy levels have also reportedly declined over the past year. Is this a coincidence? The IAS Gazette investigates possible links to unveil the hidden cracks within democratic regimes.

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