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Lawrence Lessig delivers inaugural Berlin Family Lectures

November 20, 2014

Lawrence Lessig delivered the inaugural Berlin Family Lectures October 16 - November 13, 2014. In a series entitled "America: Compromised," Lessig explored the application of institutional corruption to a wide range of public institutions with the aim to establish both the distinctiveness of the conception and its particular relevance to modern American life.


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Whistleblower Who Exposed White House Tampering with Climate Science Dies

by Paul Thacker, re-blogged with the author's permission from Scientific American

Rick Piltz passed away on Saturday, October 18, 2014. He spent decades working in the federal government and state government in Texas, and was a prominent whistleblower during the Bush administration. He later founded Climate Science Watch.

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Structural Injustice and the Irrelevance of Attachment to Resources  | Lea Ypi

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Labcast 14 - 10/16/2014 - Reforming Financial Regulation: Gregg Fields & Kim Pernell-Gallagher

After an introduction by Visiting Fellow Justin O’Brien on the limitations of current financial regulations both globally and domestically, journalist Gregg Fields interviews former Lab Fellow Kim Pernell-Gallagher on how divergent banking regulations in the years leading up to the recent financial crisis led to different economic outcomes in the US, Spain, and Canada.

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