Fossil or Future?

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During the COP26 conference, it became clear that many politicians around the world do not necessarily follow the party lines of the 20th century left versus right, but are dividing themselves between those who mainly plan for the future, and those that focus on protecting the past. It should be possible to use natural language processing to help the electorate decide between these alternatives, by identifying the real allegiance of public officials to classify them as either fossil or future. Simple bag-of-words classifiers won’t be enough, because anybody could mislead readers by dropping in random words. It’s likely that you’ll need to use some kind of deep learning, and also plan for the possibility of inadvertent bias or even malicious sabotage when collecting the training set.