Too good to be true?

Jacob Miller is a 22-year-old former gambling addict from Melbourne. He says he used to “blow” 80 per cent of his weekly salary at Crown casino. These days, he just bets on the AFL for fun. But around two months ago, he found himself being introduced to a US-based company called International Markets Live LTD. IML is a network marketing company that sells products aimed at teaching the average person how to make money trading foreign currency. The service costs customers roughly $250 per month,

Weaponising social media in India

Philosopher Noam Chomsky once said propaganda is to democracy what violence is to a dictatorship. Social media has made it increasingly easy for political parties to bombard their constituencies with propaganda. From Russian trolls’ interference in the 2016 US presidential elections, to current US President Donald Trump using twitter to voice criticism of his opponents and praise his supporters, it has allowed direct everyday access to voters. Perhaps the best example of how social media can i