Arcane Algorithms

This article talks about the use of algorithms by social media platforms and the ways in which they, oftentimes without the user’s knowledge, collect personally identifiable data to generate specific content for them. The article also touches upon the impact of the same on children and adolescents and the future of behavioural science to mitigate these risks.

‘Biden and Harris’ Inheritance: America after Trump’

This article talks about the impact of President Trumps time in office on the legal structure of USA. It shall delve into issues of the elected of Supreme Court judges, political polarisation, the extent of its impact on the legal framework that governs the country and its repercussions on future laws and what this might mean for USA as the torchbearer for human rights and progressive thought in the world.

Budget 2021-22: A Panacea for Economic Recovery?

The growth slow down in India which became acute with the global pandemic required counter cyclical policy response by the government. The RBI’s Monetary policy of low interest rate and high liquidity in the market did not help the recovery to the degree required as the banks’ balance sheets came under stress. The use of fiscal policy, more accurately, expansionary government spending is thought to be the path ahead. However, straying from the path of fiscal consolidation may create inflationary pressure and increase India’s vulnerability in the global market.

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