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A Femen protester holds a placard reading "The Future is Feminist" at a demonstration in Paris on March 7.

Aux Armes, Citoyen·nes!

Gender-neutral terms have sparked an explosive battle over the future of the French language.

A worker stands next to a cage of mice inside a laboratory of the Wuhan Institute of Virology in Wuhan, China, on Feb. 23, 2017.

The Lab Leak Theory Doesn’t Hold Up

The rush to find a conspiracy around the COVID-19 pandemic’s origins is driven by narrative, not evidence.

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It’s the Roads, Stupid

Armed checkpoints along key trade routes—not natural resources—are the key to financing rebel groups and insurgencies around the world.

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Uyghur Women Are China’s Victims—and Resistance

The Chinese government may soon regret choosing to crack down on women from Xinjiang’s Muslim minority.

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Arctic Competition – Part Two

FP Analytics’ two-part Arctic Competition Power Map provides Insiders with an in-depth breakdown of how melting sea ice is enabling increased commercial activity and geopolitical competition over resources, shipping routes, and territory in the Arctic.

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America’s Brutally Packed Prisons Are Slowly Emptying

Decarceration advocates see a rare opportunity in the next administration.

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Arctic Competition – Part One

In Part I of FP Analytics’ Arctic Competition Power Map, we visualize how climate change is physically transforming the Arctic, lay out the scale of potential resources that will be made available, and detail the positions and interests of major players in the region.

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Global Data Governance Database of Policies

Explore FP Analytics’ Global Data Governance policy database that provides a comprehensive regional and country-level breakdown of global data governance practices in 111 countries worldwide.

Children talk with soldiers in a municipality of Chocó, Colombia, on June 9, 2017. The area has grown used to the sight of heavily armed soldiers and continues to see swarms of villagers displaced by clashes between armed groups.

In Colombia, the Pandemic Provides Fertile Ground for Illegal Armed Groups

Criminal bands and fighters are capitalizing on fear to expand their control in vulnerable communities.

Data Governance - Part 2

Data Governance – Part 2

Part 2: FP Analytics examines evolving government data collection practices and how AI is making this collection more efficient and ubiquitous.

Wind turbines tower over a building on a farm in Colorado City, Texas, on Jan. 21, 2016.

Deep in the Heart of Texas, a Chinese Wind Farm Raises Eyebrows

Members of Congress fear Beijing could use the facility for espionage and economic warfare. But the Trump administration is set to let it move forward.

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Fighting for U.S. Values Abroad, Black Diplomats Struggle With Challenges at Home

Protests against racism are shedding light on a silent morale crisis within parts of America’s diplomatic corps.

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The Great Decoupling

Washington is pressing for a post-pandemic decoupling from China. But the last big economic split brought on two world wars and a depression. What’s in store this time?

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Data Governance – Part 1

Part 1: FP Analytics examines the proliferation of regulations impacting the most valuable global commodity — user data.

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