Holey Union: The Constitutional Paradox of Secession
Constitutional expert Prof Rivka Weill reveals the unique challenge that secessionists pose to constitutional democracies. She argues that democratic states use potent and carefully disguised constitutional tools to prevent secessionists from achieving their goals, leaving no option but for them to resort to extra-legal means.
Governance of Public Opinion in the Age of Platforms: A Study of China
Jufang Wang, a former news editor in China and academic visitor at the BBC and Oxford University, offers insights into China’s news transformation and Internet governance, arguing that the Communist Party's new approach amounts to “state governance through platforms”.