HOW GOVERNMENT USED THE PANDEMIC TO SCRAP LABOUR LAWS

Philosophically, with fewer regulations and laws it is viable to engender more employment in a market, however, practically from the experience of the States that have relaxed labour laws suggests that demolishing worker protection laws have failed to attract investments and boom employment and it can be seen exploitation and deterioration of working conditions of these workers only. There are several reasons for this: a) too much-unused capacity. b) fall in overall demand.

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Israel’s Response to Corona Virus : Surveillance

Since the first case of Covid-19 was reported in the country the Israeli government has been working tirelessly to contain the spread. Its aggressive policies and response greatly contributed to Israel being able to flatten the curve and maintain low cases of the virus. Israel’s adoption of such dramatic measures was seen unwarranted by many. It did not allow foreign travellers to enter the country and quarantined the citizens who had returned very early on. But the country and its citizens have had a cost to pay. In its attempt to crack down on the virus, the Israeli government resorted to several severe tactics. One of them was the surveillance state. Israel’s internal security agency- the Shin Bet was given the power to use covert systems that are used for counter-terrorism cases to track the movements of the citizens. The use of such systems to track movements, health data and other personal details of the citizens has raised some serious privacy concerns in Israel.

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THE MESSAGE FROM RUSSIA: A CHALLENGE TO CONSTITUTIONAL RESILIENCE

Chinese president Xi Jinping has successfully amended the constitution to safe his thrown, Sri Lanka, and Maldives has also witnessed the similar instances of Constitutional subversion. In this short piece I am going to analyze the power of Russian president, the intricacies of the Putin’s proposal, and the road ahead.

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