With no standard procedure, threat to privacy, and lack of data, are vaccine passports more perilous than promising?

Source: Lukas | Unsplash

Principal Idea


A renewed rebel uprising in the CAR threatens to topple the recently elected government and worsen the impoverished nation’s already dire humanitarian crisis.

Source: Foreign Policy

Background


After detaining Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar’s military has taken over the government declaring a state of emergency and inciting nationwide civil protests.

Source: Getty Images

Timeline of Events


With the pandemic humbling capitalism and states doling out social security entitlements, has Marx’s theory of welfare states finally been given a green signal?

Source: Getty Images (via CBS News)

The COVID-19 Narrative


Fantasy sports have managed to give the laws the slip by allowing sports betting to thrive in the Indian markets. Let’s weigh the pros and cons of legalizing this illegal market.

Source: Fantasy Sports in India Blog

History


From a Soviet territory to a proxy-Russian government to finally becoming a true “European” country — what Ukraine wanted came at the cost of bloodshed, braving the winter, and a Polish Foreign Minister.

Source: EPA-EFE | ZURAB KURTSIKIDZE


The world’s most popular sport has proven itself to be a useful tool for political actors all over the world. This article examines just how football has influenced the world — from money to populism.

Source: FIFA

Investing in Clubs Abroad


People all over the world continue to take to the streets and put their foot down to condemn various actions, even as COVID-19 is bedevilling the world with its pervasive and intense presence.

Source: Getty Images | CNN

Camaraderie at its Finest?


Having gone through almost two dozen coups d’états, and clearly suffered, is Thailand currently bracing for another one?

Gemunu Amarasinghe/Associated Press. Source: The New York Times


Ant Group’s massive IPO had been recently suspended following a meeting between the company’s billionaire co-founder Jack Ma and regulators in China.

Source: The Wall Street Journal

The Journey Began with Alipay

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