‘We are true to our creed when a little girl born into the bleakest poverty knows that she has the same chance to succeed as anybody else …’ Barack Obama, inaugural address, 2013. ‘We must create a level playing field for American companies and workers.’ Donald Trump, inaugural address, 2017.
10 days ago · From Aeon
Dans sa récente tribune « Pour une renaissance européenne », le président Macron propose, en particulier, de lancer une conférence pour l’Europe qui fasse appel à des universitaires mais aussi à des partenaires sociaux et à des religieux et spirituels « afin de proposer tous les changements nécessaires à notre projet politique ». Pour proposer de tels changements, il nous paraît effectivement nécessaire de saisir l’enjeu du débat que mènent actuellement les experts sur la nature même du projet politique européen. L’ère du gouvernement par l’événement ?
10 days ago · From The_Conversation_France
While in other countries, women are bringing down the powerful men who assaulted and harassed them, in Indonesia assault victims are still struggling to find justice. “I won’t give up, I’ll keep my fire up.” That’s what rape survivor Agni said last year after administrators at Indonesia’s Gadjah Mada University, one of Indonesia’s top schools, ignored her report that she had been sexually assaulted by a friend during a residential community service program in a remote area of the archipelagic country. According to Agni (not her real name), the university seemed more…
11 days ago · From The_Conversation_Indonesia
Open data offers great promise, but also some risk. At the beginning of this year, President Trump signed into law the Open, Public, Electronic and Necessary Government Data Act, requiring that nonsensitive government data be made available in machine-readable, open formats by default. As researchers who study data governance and cyber law, we are excited by the possibilities of the new act. But much effort is needed to fill in missing details – especially since these data can be used in unpredictable or unintended ways. The federal government would benefit from ...
12 days ago · From The_Conversation_USA