“Ousted former Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn has said the future of the Japanese car giant is in doubt. Mr Ghosn told the BBC that the struggling firm’s results and the drop in its share price worried him. ” https://www.bbc.com/news/business-51064599

This news article and the whole incident with Carlos Ghosn (his arrest and his flight from house arrest in Japan to Lebanon) offers a number of disagreements about knowledge claims:

  • The claims made by police and prosecutors about Ghosn alleged illegal activities which prompted the original investigation and arrest
  • The debate as to whether or not Carlos Ghosn was being treated differently because of his nationality
  • The system in Japan where a suspect can be held in police detention for a lengthy amount of time even though he / she has not been convicted of a crime
  • The ethics of fleeing house arrest even if Ghosn did believe he was being unfairly targeted / treated

An essay on November 2020 TOK Essay Prescribed Title #1 this topic would need to identify specific knowledge claims and explain why it is essential that both sides get equal attention.