Vision 2020: Uphill fight to fix fraying of trust, avoid polarisation

Trade tensions are set to linger but there are glimmers of hope. Trust within societies is fraying and identity politics surging, but not without a challenge. Technology is making a difference to many, and climate change is getting closer attention. Insight explores these issues and how they might play out this year.

A tax on WhatsApp calls.

A rise in metro fares.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on January 05, 2020, with the headline 'Uphill fight to fix fraying of trust, avoid polarisation'. Subscribe