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Mar 19, 2012

United States
A Global Test For U.S. Schools

Declining academic performance at K-12 levels poses a threat to U.S. competitiveness and national security. Greater school choice and support for core national standards should be central to reform, …

Mar 2012

Defense and Security
U.S. Education Reform and National Security

The United States' failure to educate its students leaves them unprepared to compete and threatens the country's ability to thrive in a global economy and maintain its leadership role, finds a new Co…

Apr 19, 2017

Human Rights
The French Court Case That Threatens to Bring the "Right to be Forgotten" Everywhere

Nani Jansen Reventlow is a human rights lawyer with Doughty Street Chambers in London and a Fellow at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University. You can follow her @Interw…

Apr 3, 2017

Human Rights
Where Speech Goes, Repression Follows: The Global Trend of Criminalizing Online Speech

Nani Jansen Reventlow is a human rights lawyer with Doughty Street Chambers in London and a Fellow at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University. Jonathan McCully is Legal …

Mar 7, 2017

Cybersecurity
South Africa Introduces Revised Cybercrime Legislation, Acknowledging Criticism

Mailyn Fidler is a fellow at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University. You can follow her @mailynfidler.  In February 2017, South Africa introduced a new cybercrime bi…

Dec 15, 2016

United States
Why Doesn’t Apple Export More Services (Wonky)

A big caveat. Apple is being used to represent a lot of companies with very valuable intellectual property (IP) that have built up similarly outsized piles of cash outside the United States; it is th…

Nov 2, 2016

Sub-Saharan Africa
the-k-word-in-south-africa The “K-word” in South Africa and Proposed New Penalties Against Hate Speech

Following the social media circulation of a video in which a white woman lashes out at black police officers using racial slurs, the Zuma administration is proposing harsher penalties against hate sp…

Oct 26, 2016

Sub-Saharan Africa
CFR Cyber Net Politics MLAT Africa Africans Want Cross-Border Data Access Reform, But They Might Get Left Out

Mailyn Fidler is a fellow at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University. You can follow her @mailynfidler.  At the first session of the 2016 Forum on Internet Freedom in…

Jan 2013

Kenya
Electoral Violence in Kenya

Introduction Kenya is at risk of repeating the violence that marred its 2007 presidential election, during which 1,133 died and nearly 600,000 were displaced from their homes. Political order in K…

Aug 7, 2012

Trade
Morning commuters stroll past the New York Stock Exchange (Brendan McDermid/Courtesy Reuters). Morning Brief: Fodder for the "Fair Share" Debate

The Wall Street Journal’s David Wessel provides some facts for the debate over what tax rate higher-income Americans should pay. Since the 1980s, top earners have garnered a larger share of income, b…