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Banyai designs cover for “The End of Protest”

Extended Cover Final 1_SmallThe End of Protest will be coming out as a paperback from Cornell University Press in Fall 2016. The illustrator Istvan Banyai has designed the cover.

Canadian Bar Association panel on future of access to information

CBAI’ll be participating in a panel discussion on the future of access to information at the Canadian Bar Association’s Access to Information and Privacy Law Symposium in Ottawa on October 28.  The program is here.

Article in St. Joseph News-Press on “Four Crises”

StJoeNPI spoke with Ken Newton of the St. Joseph Free-Press about my forthcoming book Four Crises of American Democracy.  Read the article.

Interview for Public Radio’s BackStory, on policing in America

Screen Shot 2014-09-16 at 2.21.07 PMPublic Radio’s Backstory has just rebroadcast a show that includes a discussion between me and Peter Onuf of the University of Virginia on the development of policing in the United States.  The interview drew on work from America’s First Great Depression and The End of Protest.   Listen to BackStory’s show on policing in America.  My interview begins at the fifteen-minute mark.  My segment is titled “Running the riot.”

RFI story on WikiLeaks

Screen Shot 2016-07-31 at 11.38.37 AMI’m quoted in a July 29 story by Radio France Internationale on WikiLeaks.  Read the story.  I provided a skeptical view about WikiLeaks’ impact in a 2011 article in the Wilson Quarterly, The WikiLeaks Illusion.  Read the 2011 article.  A longer academic version of that article also appeared in the International Review of Administrative Sciences in 2012.  Read the 2012 article.

“The End of Protest” in paperback this Fall

The End of Protest: How Free-Market Capitalism Learned to Control Dissent will be published in paperback by Cornell University Press in November 2016.  Updated LC Catalog data here.  It was first published as an eb00k in the new Cornell Selects series in 2013.

Keynote address at conference on democratic governance

I gave the keynote address at the 3rd International Conference on Democratic Governance in the Developing World in Washington, DC on July 19.  My topic was “One world: Building a single body of knowledge for statecraft.”  Listen to the address here | Overview of the conference here.

Technology for Accountability Lab

Screen Shot 2016-03-24 at 4.38.19 PMI’ll be a presenter in the Technology for Accountability Lab that will be hosted this summer by Stanford University’s Center on Democracy, Development, and Rule of Law.  Details here.

Conversation on KFRU about “Four Crises of American Democracy”

CnQFzYKUkAATTiS.jpg-largeI spoke with David Lile on KFRU Radio about Four Crises of American Democracy this morning.  Listen to the conversation here.

Article in St. Louis Post-Dispatch on “Four Crises”

Screen Shot 2016-07-09 at 7.54.35 PMThere’s an article by Chuck Raasch in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch about my forthcoming book, Four Crises of American DemocracyRead the article online | Read as PDF.

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