Free speech extended, for the time being

On Friday I wrote about a draft law being prepared in the Portuguese parliament by the three ‘power parties’ (‘power parties’ in this context meaning the three political parties which have been part of the government since the current democratic system was installed; two of…

Guarding humanity against yet-unknown dangers

To pick up on a theme from a previous post, a meeting is being held in Geneva from 13 to 17 April in the framework of the Convention on Conventional Weapons (CCW) and on the subject of lethal autonomous weapons systems (LAWS). This is the…