Tag: government transparency
Sidestepping Congress to Build the Wall

President Trump has demonstrated that he has a unique ability to drive the passions of his political opposition in the media.

“Hell to Pay” for Hurricane Death Statistics in Puerto Rico

Governor Rosselló bears unique and direct responsibility in the withholding of accurate statistics related to Hurricane Maria’s death toll in Puerto Rico from the public.

Review: The Post Puts Freedom of the Press in Spotlight

The Washington Post is now a stalwart of the national press corps, but, as the movie The Post makes clear, its status was not assured. Neither was the future of the Freedom of the Press in the wake of Daniel Ellsberg’s leaking of The Pentagon Papers in 1971 in what may be the most...
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Whistleblower Reveals Drones Are Deadly and Poorly Used

For those interested in when and how the U.S. government uses drones abroad, getting data is difficult, if not impossible. I speak from personal experience. In writing on the use of drones internationally and domestically, I’ve found that data is sparse. Putting together anything that resembles a “comprehensive data set” means hundreds of hours...
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