International Organizations

  • Corbly: The Troubling Rise of Surveillance Cities

    September 21, 2022

    Houston has put in place a new mandate that places business owners in the service of state functions by requiring certain businesses such as nightclubs, bars and convenience stores to provide police access to private surveillance footage.

  • Matthews in Morningstar: Sen. Toomey tells SEC chief that Supreme Court May Overrule New Climate Rules

    September 20, 2022

    Republicans on the U.S. Senate Banking Committee, in particular, Sen. Pat Toomey of Pennsylvania, challenged Securities and Exchange Chairman Gary Gensler's plan to implement new rules requiring public companies to report risks related to climate change and their own greenhouse gas emissions by predicting that the SEC would lose the battle before the Supreme Court.

  • WHO Signs Letter Calling for Governments to End Use of Fossil Fuel

    September 14, 2022

    The World Health Organization (WHO) and the World Federation of Public Health Associations (WFPHA) have joined more than 1,000 health professionals and 175 health organizations calling for an urgent “fossil fuel non-proliferation treaty” by sending a letter demanding that governments lay out a legally binding global plan to end the use of fossil fuel.

  • Steven B. Smith: In Defense of Liberalism

    September 14, 2022

    Steven B. Smith writing for the Witherspoon Institute’s Journal, Public Discourse, summarizes in depth Francis Fukuyama’s book Liberalism and its Discontents, which presents a defense of Liberalism that despite its faults, it is still the best system for society.

  • Wooldridge: China's Surveillance State Goes West

    September 13, 2022

    Adrian Wooldridge writing for Bloomberg reports how the Chinese surveillance state is spreading westward, highlighting Wall street journal reporters Josh Chin and Liza Lin’s new book  “Surveillance State: Inside China’s Quest to Launch a New Era of Social Control,” which explores how the explosion of data harvesting and artificial intelligence is leading to tyranny.

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