Civil Liberties

    • The moral footprint of animal products

      Agriculture and Human Values Journal of the Agriculture, Food, and Human Values Society. – Krzysztof Saja. “Most ethical discussions about diet are focused on the justification of specific kinds of products rather than an individual assessment of the moral footprint of eating products of certain animal species.

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    • France Germany demand removal of extremist web content “France and Germany demanded that U.S. tech companies help them police terrorism on the Internet, escalating European efforts to wrangle more law-enforcement help from Silicon Valley. Top law-enforcement officials from the two countries said on Tuesday they expect U.S. Internet and social-networking companies like Twitter Inc., Facebook Inc. and Google Inc.

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  • Privacy Weekend: Provocative Articles We’re Reading Now

    … weekend. At the top of my list for this weekend is Neil Richards’ new book, Intellectual Privacy: Rethinking Civil Liberties in the Digital Age. This book follows up on Neil’s great law review article of the same name, but develops and updates the arguments, examples and use cases. The subject of the work is the conflict between privacy and free…

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  • The Female Political Career 2015

    … with the World Bank, commissioned an original survey of legislators to learn about the barriers that women face on the road to a career politics. In collaboration with academic partners from leading research universities, this study combines rigorous survey questions and open-ended responses. This document is the fruit of that undertaking.” …

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  • Remembering the liberation of Auschwitz

    … Google Labs – Explore online exhibitions about the Holocaust. Each of the following exhibitions tells a story relating to this period of mass murder of Jews and people of other races and religions undertaken by the Nazi regime during World War II…

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  • Life in the Global Public Domain

    … Ruggie, John Gerard, : Response to Commentaries on the UN Guiding Principles and the Proposed Treaty on Business and Human Rights (January 23, 2015). Available for download at SSRN: ““This paper addresses the foundational logics of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, and comments…

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  • Reuters Interactive Graph – Journalists killed 1992-2015

    … Source: Committee to Protect Journalists – Graphic by Matthew Weber/Reuters Graphics – Journalists killed – Click on any person to see more information on the Committee to Protect Journalists website. Users may query by: Name, Position, Gender, Country Killed, Organization worked for; Coverage; Local or foreign; Source of fire; Type of death. …

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  • Identifying the Culprit: Assessing Eyewitness Identification

    … “Eyewitnesses play an important role in criminal cases when they can identify culprits. Estimates suggest that tens of thousands of eyewitnesses make identifications in criminal investigations each year. Research on factors that affect the accuracy of eyewitness identification procedures has given us an increasingly clear picture of how…

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  • The Digital Arms Race: NSA Preps America for Future Battle

    … Spiegel Online – The NSA’s mass surveillance is just the beginning. Documents from Edward Snowden show that the intelligence agency is arming America for future digital wars — a struggle for control of the Internet that is already well underway, by Jacob Appelbaum, Aaron Gibson, Claudio Guarnieri, Andy Müller-Maguhn, Laura Poitras, Marcel…

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  • UN Trust Fund to End Violence against Women

    … “The supports innovative, effective initiatives designed to transform the ways in which people think and act. This video highlights the work of the UN Trust Fund, the only multilateral grant-making mechanism exclusively devoted to supporting efforts to end violence against women and girls. The UN Trust Fund works to create a just world where women and girls are safe and free, able to lead rewarding lives of dignity and equality. For more information, please see:“ …

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