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Max Colbert

EXCLUSIVE The Non-Disclosure Agreements Hiding University Partnerships with State-Backed Chinese Tech Firms

, 23 November 2021
Max Colbert explores how UK universities are bound to secrecy over their links to controversial Chinese companies

EXCLUSIVE Authoritarian Influence? 75% of Russell Group Universities Hold Agreements with State-Linked Chinese Tech Firms

, 18 November 2021
Are partnerships between the UK’s leading higher education institutions and Chinese companies suggestive of a new intellectual 'Belt and Road' strategy from Beijing? Max Colbert and The Citizens report

EXCLUSIVE Revealed: The Involvement of Palantir and Faculty in the UK Public Sector

, 30 July 2021
Peter Thiel's Palantir and an AI-company linked to Dominic Cummings combined have won public sector contracts worth over £100 million – including contracts connected to NHS data. Max Colbert reports with The Citizens

EXCLUSIVE Prominent Conservative Donor Wins Large Contract with Ministry of Justice

, 29 July 2021
Company behind £450,000 donations to the Conservative party awarded a series of emergency Covid-19 work, alongside contract for new prison build, Max Colbert reports 

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