Monthly Archives: March 2005

The New World Bank

Looks like there’s a few changes to the World Bank projected under a Wolfowitz regime – The New World Bank offers some insights on what we can look forward to in the New World Order: a World Bank Premier Rewards … Continue reading

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The New World Bank

Looks like there's a few changes to the World Bank projected under a Wolfowitz regime – The New World Bank offers some insights on what we can look forward to in the New World Order: a World Bank Premier Rewards … Continue reading

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Internet filtering – it cuts both ways

John Palfrey, international man of mystery and director of the Berkman Center (i.e., my boss), has a good post on the Open Net Initiative’s latest academic report on internet filtering in the United Arab Emirates. Using a technique pioneered at … Continue reading

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Journalism, transparency and triangulation

A week back, at the Madrid Democracy summit, I had a dinner conversation with friends that centered on the complications of professional journalists maintaining blogs. (The conversation began with a discussion of the Boston Globe’s censure of Hiawatha Bray for … Continue reading

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Internet filtering – it cuts both ways

John Palfrey, international man of mystery and director of the Berkman Center (i.e., my boss), has a good post on the Open Net Initiative's latest academic report on internet filtering in the United Arab Emirates. Using a technique pioneered at … Continue reading

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Journalism, transparency and triangulation

A week back, at the Madrid Democracy summit, I had a dinner conversation with friends that centered on the complications of professional journalists maintaining blogs. (The conversation began with a discussion of the Boston Globe's censure of Hiawatha Bray for … Continue reading

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Bush names Wolfowitz to head World Bank

And suddenly, the world looks a few shades darker. The World Bank is an easy target for activist critiques, but the Bank under Wolfensohn has made real progress is moving away from “supersized” projects that put nations deep in debt … Continue reading

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Remembering a cyber-dissident

Bloggers around the world, especially in the Middle East, are mourning the death of Zouhair Yahyaoui, a Tunisian journalist and founder of Tunezine, an activist, alternative magazine. Zouhair was imprisoned for 18 months, starting in 2002, for “spreading false news”, … Continue reading

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Bush names Wolfowitz to head World Bank

And suddenly, the world looks a few shades darker. The World Bank is an easy target for activist critiques, but the Bank under Wolfensohn has made real progress is moving away from “supersized” projects that put nations deep in debt … Continue reading

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Remembering a cyber-dissident

Bloggers around the world, especially in the Middle East, are mourning the death of Zouhair Yahyaoui, a Tunisian journalist and founder of Tunezine, an activist, alternative magazine. Zouhair was imprisoned for 18 months, starting in 2002, for “spreading false news”, … Continue reading

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