The Role of Science in Society: The Chinese Social Credit System

The Chinese credit score system, of mandatory participation, is based on a data crossing behavioral scoring network, that leads to individual punishments and rewards. Since its introduction, the SCS has been received apprehensively. Many highlight the dangers of research and development policies centered on an instrumental view of science which, conceals surveillance systems of the nationals and limits individual rights and freedoms.

Gender Pay Gap: How the Covid-19 Pandemic Set Gender Parity Back a Generation

Since the outbreak of the pandemic, gender gaps in labour force participation have increased. Setting back progress to equality for women by a generation. Nevertheless, the structural inequality was standing strong before the virus struck.