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Mal Fletcher is a speaker, author, broadcaster and the founder/director of Next Wave International, a Christian mission to contemporary cultures with a special focus on Europe, and EDGES TV. Follow Mal's daily comment at twitter.com/malfletcher. For more from Mal, go to www.2020plus.net

ESSAY: THE RELENTLESS MARCH OF THE MICROCHIPS

London

Will robots take our jobs? It’s a question I’m often asked in my travels as a speaker and media commentator.

Will humanity cease to be the master of its own destiny? Will we become, as some noted scientists and technologists have suggested, a species surpassed and...

ESSAY: WHY WE SHOULD KNOW BBC STAR SALARIES

London

This week, salaries of A-list BBC personalities were publicly revealed for the first time. The move has raised big questions about privacy and whether there is benefit in revealing the wages of other segments of the population.

There are some important privacy issues at stake here. ...

ESSAY: CHARLIE GARD OUTCOME SHOULD FAVOUR LIFE

London

The case of 11-month-old British baby Charlie Gard represents an important opportunity for reflection on the ethics of life sciences and protecting the vulnerable.

The question British courts have faced is whether or not it would be more injurious to the child, to have hospital life-support...

ESSAY: WHY WE'D BE RIGHT TO FINE BIG TECH COMPANIES

London

Theresa May’s plans to fine big technology companies if they fail to expunge extremist material online should be given careful consideration, not denigrated and dismissed out of hand.

A leading Queens Counsel and member of the government’s own counter-terrorism watchdog clearly believes any attempt to...