Is China becoming the world's most sophisticated surveillance regime?

THERE is a cliché about the Internet age. "If a product is free, you are the product." This cliché is wrong, argues Shoshana Zuboff, professor emeritus at Harvard Business School, in her book Surveillance Capitalism. "You are not the product; you are the abandoned carcass. The 'product' derives...

Education is a journey, not a destination - and definitely not about passing an exam

TARA Westover grew up in the shadow of a mountain. Born and raised in rural Idaho to a fundamentalist Mormon family, she spent much of her childhood canning peaches and prepping for the end of the world. Her father believed that the millennium would bring with it the apocalyptic scenes of the...