This month's Big Transparency and the NSA conference is featured on IC on the Record, the government's main surveillance transparency website. Established by order of President Obama, the site serves as a gateway for FISA court documents, compliance reports, and similar information.
James N. Green, professor of history and faculty fellow at the Institute, testified before the São Paulo Truth Commission on November 26, explaining how systematic torture of oppositionists by the Brazilian military regime created a climate of fear and paranoia.
The Chronicle of Higher Education explores Director Richard Locke's move to Brown and his transformation of the Institute, which University President Christina H. Paxson describes as "quite astounding."
A group of students led by Faculty Fellow J. Timmons Roberts is in Warsaw this week for the nineteenth meeting of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change's (UNFCCC) Conference of the Parties (COP19 for short).
Rick Locke reiterates the imperative that government and industry collaborate in a comment for a Women's Wear Daily article on the six-month anniversary of the collapse of the Rana Plaza garment factory in Bangladesh.
Reviewing a newly-translated volume of excerpts from the archives of the National Police, Kinzer declares that the nation's laudable efforts towards justice and transparency "cannot be taken to mean that Guatemala has matured as a nation."
As UN climate negotiations resume in Warsaw this week and the Phillipines recovers from a devestating storm, the Lab and the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) released their latest findings.