Graduate Fellow, Barbara Kiviat, writes in Washington Monthly about House Republicans' efforts to limit access to the CFPB consumer complaints database to government bureaucrats, removing an effective mechanism of government accountability. Read full story here.
The Deans of Harvard Law School and Harvard Kennedy School announced last week that former Graduate Fellow in Ethics and U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations from 2013 to 2017, Samantha Power, will serve as the Anna Lindh Professor of the Practice of Global Leadership and Public Policy at Harvard Kennedy School and as a Professor of Practice at Harvard Law School, effective immediately. Power was the founding executive director of the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy at the Kennedy School in 1998 and earned her J.D. in 1999 from the Law School.
In his recent TED Talk, former Faculty and Lab Fellow Jonathan Marks challenges the conventional wisdom that conflict is bad and collaboration are good, by showing how governments can jeopardize public health, human rights and the environment when they partner with industry. Watch video here.