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April 19, 2017

Digital Policy
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…

April 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 …

February 13, 2009

Nuclear Energy
International Nuclear Energy Resurgence: A Conversation with Dale E. Klein

Watch Dale E. Klein, Chairman of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Committee, comment on the policy and regulatory environment necessary for an international nuclear resurgence.

February 13, 2009

Nuclear Energy
International Nuclear Energy Resurgence: A Conversation with Dale E. Klein

On January 21, one day after his inauguration, President Obama released a comprehensive agenda for U.S. homeland security, which included a call to "establish a new international nuclear energy archi…

January 22, 2013

Education
Education Lessons: As Obama Begins Second Term, Big Gains May Come in Small Steps

U.S. students are now graduating from high school at the highest rate since good records began being kept in the mid-1970s, according to new data released today by the National Center for Education S…

Students arrive by bus on the first day of school at Joplin High School in Joplin, Missouri (Eric Thayer/Courtesy Reuters).

August 23, 2012

Trade
Morning Brief: CBO Warns Fiscal Cliff Will Cause Recession

The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) predicts a recession in 2013 with an economic contraction of 0.5 percent if the "fiscal cliff" is not addressed (TheHill). The CBO director implored …

Congressional Budget Office Director Elmendorf gestures as he testifies before the first Joint Deficit Reduction Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington

August 7, 2012

Trade
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…

Morning commuters stroll past the New York Stock Exchange (Brendan McDermid/Courtesy Reuters).

August 15, 2012

Trade
Morning Brief: Streetcar Revival Earns Mixed Reviews

Urban planners and federal grants are increasingly encouraging cities to embrace streetcars (WSJ). Proponents look to Portland's experience and see an opportunity to attract young people and revive n…

A brightly colored streetcar moves past the Ferry Building in San Francisco in May, 2012 (Robert Galbraith/Courtesy Reuters).

July 31, 2012

Trade
Morning Brief: Strategies to Keep Good Teachers

The New Teacher Project (TNTP) released a report indicating that many public school leaders are failing to find and support good teachers (Education Week). The study found that both the most and leas…

A teacher reads to first grade students (gibsonsgolfer/flickr).

March 5, 2012

Trade
Morning Brief: Deepwater Oil Drilling Approvals Near Pre-Oil Spill Levels

In the past twelve months, the Obama administration issued sixty-one approvals (NYT) for drilling in depths beyond five-hundred feet, compared with sixty-seven in the twelve months before the Deepwat…

A Norwegian oil rig drilling in the Burin Sea off the shore of Canada (Ocean Rig CD/Courtesy Reuters).