Category: Politics

Data Protection World Forum answers all your data security questions

This has been a landmark year in data security, with regulations such as General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), MiFID ii and the forthcoming ePrivacy regulation all set to change how we think about and deal […]

Six Things Businesses Need to Know About the GDPR

By Teodor Teofilov

The European Union’s (EU) new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is complicated and has vast consequences, affecting any company that collects the personal data of any citizen within the blocs’ borders. It was passed on April 14, 2016, and gave companies two years to prepare for its eventual enactment, which happened on May 25 of this year. Here are the six main things to keep in mind.

Violent crime is like infectious disease – and we know how to stop it spreadin

By Samira Shackle

Headlines scream about “epidemics” of shootings and stabbings – but what if we took that literally? From Chicago to Glasgow, treating violence as a public health problem has produced great results.

EU and Japan Create Largest Single Market

By Teodor Teofilov

Presidents of the European Commission and the European Council Jean-Claude Juncker and Donald Tusk and Prime Minister of Japan, Shinzo Abe, have signed a massive trade deal between the European Union (EU) and Japan on July 17, which could come into effect in 2019. It creates a free trade zone that incorporates over 600 million people and almost a third of the world’s GDP.

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Trade Wars: A Dangerous Gamble

By Teodor Teofilov

Trade wars have wide implications and may change the world economic order. What will be the effects of Trumps escalating tariff tit-for-tat with China? History may hold some of the answers.

Who are the Supreme Court Finalist

By Pawan Naidu

President Donald Trump is set to reveal his highly anticipated nomination to the Supreme Court. The President has said it is down to one of four candidates which include: Brett Kavanaugh, Thomas Hardiman, Amy Coney Barrett and Raymond Kethledge. The announcement is set for 9:00 p.m. ET.

By: Mark Thomas

Commentary: Supreme Court Decisions

By Pawan Naidu

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell seems to be playing chess when everyone else is playing checkers. This week’s Supreme Court decisions have not only given President Trump a major win, but it also gives McConnell a reason to celebrate.

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Non-war gun deaths higher in U.S. than in many democracies

By Taylor Palmby

Guns have been a hot topic of debate over the past few months, with passionate participants arguing for and against stricter gun control.

California’s Rumble in the Jungle

By Pawan Naidu

California’s unique primary system can leave a party off the general election ballot