It’s Time to Take “Corrupt AI” Seriously

Recently your social media feed may have been flooded with headlines on the advances in AI or even AI-generated images.

When Criminals Rule the Land

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At the beginning of 2023, the state of Sinaloa endured hours of violence as Mexican authorities hunted down and captured Ovidio Guzmán, the son of the famous drug trafficker Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán.

Why It Seems Like So Many Big Tech Whistleblowers Are Women

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A number of high-profile whistleblowers in the technology industry have stepped into the spotlight in the past few years.

Breaking the Fever: It Takes Two to Tango: In the Life of Oligarchs with Elisabeth Schimpfössl

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In this episode of our Breaking the Fever podcast, we speak with Elisabeth Schimpfössl about the targeting of Russian oligarchs with economic sanctions and other restrictive measures.

What Kenya’s Killer Cops Reveal About Police Culture

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Anthropologists studying police violence in Nairobi are uncovering systemic problems that shed light on brutal law enforcement tactics around the world.

The Zelensky Method of Warding Off Bullies

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Over the past few weeks, Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky has gone from being someone the world hardly knew to an individual whose heroism and leadership people from around the globe are heralding. It’s no secret why this…

Banning Russia from World Events Will Help to Alienate Putin

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While political coalitions (the EU, NATO) squeeze Russia’s economy, powerful multinational organizations (Ikea, Apple, Exxon) and an entire global sports industry can land powerful blows. A world fair is currently being held in Dubai,…

Putin’s Invasion of Ukraine Offers a Moment for the U.S. to Rebuild Bipartisanship

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The invasion of Ukraine is the most blatant threat to shared international commitments in the last 75 years. Thirty-five years ago, when Ronald Reagan stood at the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin and urged Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev to “tear…

Question the “Lab Leak” Theory. But Don’t Call It a Conspiracy

If there’s one thing the pandemic has taught us, labels get in the way of facts and make the truth that much harder to find. A warning: This article will not tell you whether SARS-CoV-2 escaped from a lab and set off the COVID-19 pandemic,…


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Part of a 15th-century fresco depicting a two-faced "bad judge" double-dealing—taking bribes from a serf, on the left, and a nobleman, on the right. ​The leading non-governmental organization in the anti-corruption field, Transparency…