Think tanks suffer from one big problem. Yes, they have some of the brightest policy minds in the world coming up with solutions for some of the greatest challenges of our time, however, what good are world-class policy papers if nobody reads them. As with most organizations in the knowledge sector, think tanks have
VICE compiled a review of reported incidents of China probing social media for posts about the outbreak of COVID-19, and then tracking down dissenters. Expert observers note how more of it came after president Xi Jinping’s first public comments on the coronavirus on January 20. The effects have seemingly spread to news outlets.