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If there is no smoke, can there be fire?

The would be Labour leaders sniff the signals
Anthony Barnett
Anthony Barnett
23 July 2010

My OK Co-Editor, Guy Aitchison, asks the Labour leadership candidates if they are willing to take drugs out of the hands of criminals and other unregulated capitalists, and bring them under public control. Here are their answers:

In today's New Statesman there is a survey of their habits. With the exception of Andy Burnham saying he'd inhaled merely a "pathetic" amount of cannabis at Cambridge, they all deny taking any drugs at all. What can they be on?

Should we allow artificial intelligence to manage migration?

How is artificial intelligence being used in governing migration? What are the risks and opportunities that the emerging technology raises for both the state and the individual crossing a country’s borders?

Ryerson University’s Canada Excellence Research Chair in Migration and Integration and openDemocracy have teamed up to host this free live discussion on 15 April at 5pm UK time/12pm EDT.

Hear from:

Ana Beduschi Associate professor of law, University of Exeter

Hilary Evans Cameron Assistant professor, faculty of law, Ryerson University

Patrick McEvenue Senior director, Strategic Policy Branch, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada

Chair: Lucia Nalbandian Researcher, CERC Migration, Ryerson University

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