India farmers' protests: internet shutdown highlights Modi's record of stifling digital dissent

As the protests escalate, Modi's grip on India's internet communications remains as tight as ever.

Subir Sinha, Senior Lecturer in Institutions and Development, SOAS, University of London • conversation
Feb. 1, 2021 ~7 min

The US has lots to lose and little to gain by banning TikTok and WeChat

Banning the Chinese-owned social media platforms raises free speech concerns and could worsen the US-China trade war.

Jeremy Straub, Assistant Professor of Computer Science, North Dakota State University • conversation
Aug. 28, 2020 ~10 min