As society progresses, the world has seen several changes in the making – one being the persistent fight for more gender equality around the globe. Today, the issue of breaking down gender boundaries for men and women is salient. The IAS Gazette examines how both genders must work together to eradicate the notion of fixed roles for men and women in the societies we live in.
Cryptocurrencies have appeared at the forefront of discussion among financial analysts, with its rise and fall being predicted multiple times. Proponents tout it as the future of money, while critics have suggested it to be a passing fancy at best. What is the truth of the matter? And what will be required for it to satisfy critics?
As the Covid-19 pandemic plagued the entire globe, lockdowns and stay-home measures became the new norm for many. Being stuck at home gave us no choice but to be glued to our screens. With the majority of activities taken online, it is no surprise that activism too, has made an appearance on social media platforms and it is what we saw online that formed our opinions and sent us back to the streets.
Policymakers around the world are faced with a new challenge that is cyber vigilantism. We investigate the issues it raises as well as the solutions that have been presented so far.
China has mounted a global campaign to develop and share its vaccines in a venture termed as ‘vaccine diplomacy’. Should countries be wary of possible strings attached to participating in the venture, or do the benefits of an effective vaccine outweigh the costs?
From Fox News to CNN, BBC, or RT and down to the hundreds of others that follow, what is the difference? If all the stories they report are the same, why are there so many media outlets? Although there is some truth behind the stories they report, it is the angle in which it is covered that is different. All while discarding those important marginalized topics that they deliberately choose to throw away as it is of insignificance to them and their advertiser’s agendas. Every news outlet has its own political agenda to push. As they have their own political agenda, they also decide where they want you to look at and where they want you to turn your head away from.
Owning the latest electronic gadgets or having unfettered internet access at home may seem to be common or ordinary to many of us. Yet, in today’s digital age, millions of people globally remain disconnected and have no access to electronic devices. The Covid-19 pandemic has highlighted this divide – Why does this divide still exist? What can society do to bridge this digital gap? The IAS Gazette endeavours to answer these questions in this article.
What is a stateless democracy? This article explores the democratic experiment of Rojava to better understand what constitutes statelessness, and what a stateless democracy can do.
Climate change is often regarded as one of the most profound global challenges by most governments and Singapore is no exception. In recent times, climate activism has been on the rise and is now a global movement – but, why does it remain so difficult to take action on the climate crisis? In this article, The IAS Gazette explores reasons behind this crucial inaction.