Research director Mark Latonero gave a presentation today at The Social, Cultural, & Ethical Dimensions of "Big Data", speaking about his research at CCLP on technology and human trafficking. Hosted by The Data & Society Research Institute in partnership with the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) and New York University's Information Law Institute, the event brought together leaders from government, academia, and industry as part of the Obama Administration's efforts to better understand the implications of big data for privacy and public policy. Latonero discussed how networked technologies like chat rooms, online classified ads, and social…
Roll Call: Senior fellow Dan Glickman co-wrote an article titled "A Better Way Forward for Food and Agriculture" on the achievements and shortfalls of the 2014 farm bill….
Los Angeles Times: Senior Fellow Dan Schnur is running for California secretary of state, focusing his platform on anti-corruption laws for politicians, stricter campaign disclosures, and banning political fundraising while the legislature is in session….
Huffington Post: There is an urge for change by Senior Fellow Dan Glickman for a more open government as a shutdown of the American federal government begins….
Huffington Post: Senior Fellow Dan Glickman writes about Obama's bold move to address Congress to authorize the acceptance of military action towards Syria….
The Hill: Senior Fellow Dan Glickman and Ann Veneman discuss the role of food and farm policy in the nation's health and obesity crisis….
CCLP director Geoffrey Cowan provided opening remarks to the Civic Innovators Forum for Civics Learning at the National Press Club on Wednesday, March 30. The program, which also included presentations by former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor and former U.S. Secretary of Commerce Pete Peterson, brought together top policymakers, scholars, journalists and philanthropists to explore ways to bolster civics education in schools across the country….
Milwaukee News Buzz posted an op-ed piece on the disappearance of legal notices from local print publications. The article cites CCLP Director Geoffrey Cowan and his report Public Policy and Funding the News, co-written with Senior Fellow David Westphal….
The Washington Post published an article by Faculty Fellow Roberto Suro about Congress' recent vote against "the Dream Act." The bill, if passed, would allow for children of illegal immigrants with "good character" to attain US citizenship upon their completion of a college education or service in the military. "The immediate task is to clean up the mess caused by inaction," writes Suro "and that is going to require compromises on all sides. Next, we should reexamine the scope of policy proposals. After a decade of sweeping plans that went nowhere, working piecemeal is worth a try at this point."…
Senior Fellow Dan Glickman spoke with ABC News regarding the recent midterm election. Glickman is also a senior fellow at the Bipartisan Policy Center, and a former senator of Kansas. He told ABC that despite the state of the country, in order to move forward "ultimately, that takes leadership from the President and Congress and business leaders. You know, everybody's got a stake in this game." [video]…