Argentinians Cry Out “Cambiemos,” But Can They?

In early January 2018, five prominent Argentinian officials were arrested on corruption charges, including Amado Boudou, Argentina’s former vice president. These arrests come on the heels of President Mauricio Macri’s landslide victory on a “ 733 more words

Commentary

The over-promising trap

I was recently discussing a large-scale project with some of its leaders. As they looked back on the effort, they agreed that one of the key problems was promising too much, too quickly. 221 more words

Leadership

Courthouse News Service: Virginia Legislature Moves to Expand Access to Court Records

Courthouse News Service: Virginia Legislature Moves to Expand Access to Court Records. “The Virginia General Assembly Wednesday advanced legislation to expand public access court records with bipartisan support after a local paper lost a lawsuit seeking information on sentencing disparities across the Commonwealth.”

Security & Legal Issues

Inverse: How to Create Socially Responsible Algorithms, According to AI Institute

Inverse: How to Create Socially Responsible Algorithms, According to AI Institute. “AI Now’s report, Algorithmic Impact Assessments: Toward Accountable Automation in Public Agencies, outlines the need for transparency when it comes to deploying algorithms. 77 more words

Research & Opinion

"Wine and dine democracy is now on trial – and about time"

There wasn’t a paragraph in this article that could be edited out – truly we are in The Swamp:

“Each time a US gunman goes berserk, the British media erupts in fury at the money the gun lobby can devote to its lethal interest. 1,065 more words

Accountability

Understanding How Transparency Works For The US Government

The State of Transparency in the United States

In May 2013, President Barack Obama announced to the world that his administration had issued a new ambitious… 2,742 more words