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Q&A with the New Head of GRI, Michael Meehan

Earlier this summer, the Global Reporting Initiative welcomed a new chief executive. I was privileged to chat with Michael Meehan on the phone about his thinking.

Study examines viewers' role in American death penalty films

Over the course of the last 100 years or more, many scenes of execution in American film have offered intimate knowledge of executions, giving viewers a privileged 'backstage' gaze of an execution not available outside film, the chance to see what executioners see, and a chance to understand the condemned's experience as he awaits death. read more

Court Ruling on 'Fast and Furious' Docs Forces Scrutiny of Obama Executive Privilege

On July 18, U.S. District Judge John D. Bates said, “Time’s up!” and has ordered the Department of Justice (DOJ) to turn over to the court information on all documents for which President Barack Obama is claiming executive privilege in the Operation Fast and Furious scandal. Show More Summary

Women in Sales: Moving Beyond Outdated Thinking on Your Path to Success

Earlier this year I had the pleasure and privilege of speaking at a Woman in Sales dinner. In attendance were about 125 top female sales executives. I heard from the organizers that some of the women invited didn't want to attend, since they felt women should not be singled out from their male colleagues. Show More Summary

Fast and Furious: Judge Says Obama's Executive Privilege Over Documents is Valid

Yesterday during a court hearing U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson, who is overseeing the Fast and Furious lawsuit between the House...

Frustrated Judge Likely to Rule Against Holder and Congress on Fast and Furious Documents

U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson was openly irritated both with Attorney General Eric Holder and with the U.S. House of Representatives over whether executive privilege allows Holder to withhold documents on Operation Fast and Furious. Show More Summary

2014 Audi A8 And S8 Review: 3.0 TDI, 4.2 TDI And S8 4.0 TFSI

AUDI A8 AND S8 REVIEW What’s hot: Quality you can touch, see and feel… and riotously quick. What’s not: Priced beyond all but a privileged few. X-FACTOR: More than just an executive express, these biggest Audis have a Swiss watchmaker’s precision and craftsmanship. Show More Summary

Why Conservation Is a Dangerous Business

As Executive Director of the Arcus Foundation, I have the distinct privilege of meeting extraordinary leaders and organizations on the frontlines for change. This past week, I spent time at Rwanda's Volcanoes National Park learning firsthand from park rangers and our grantees about their conservation work. Show More Summary

Will Obama Claim Executive Privilege On Benghazi?

With Congress breathing down his neck on Benghazi, President Obama has a legal ace in his hand – executive privilege – which he could assert to protect the documents explaining exactly why the White House came to blame the attack on a YouTube video. Show More Summary

Bad Cop Blotter: Is Obama Finally About to Use His Pardon Powers to Set Prisoners Free?

Photo via Flickr user Beth Rankin Last week, President Barack Obama commuted the prison sentence of a man who spent three extra years behind bars because of a typo. This was a nice use of the executive privilege of pardons, but it was...Show More Summary

Pro-Tip: Trashing Fellow Women Like A Schoolyard Bully Is Not How You Create Change

Another day, another conservative group trashing the feminist movement that helped them into their educated, privileged positions in the first place. Sigh. [LA Times] President Obama signed those two executive orders today to help close pay disparities between men and women. [New York Times, White House] The number of women choosing to be stay-at-home moms [...]

TechCrunch Is Looking For An Executive Assistant

6 months agoTechnology : TechCrunch

Working at TechCrunch the past three years has been a privilege for me, but it’s time for me to move on. And this is an opportunity for you to move in. Really, being the Executive Assistant to Matthew Panzarino and Alexia Tsotsis is a dream job; You get to work alongside great coworkers and for a company that’s truly passionate about startups. Show More Summary

Ditch the Pitch: An Interview with Steve Yastrow

Recently, I had the privilege to connect with Steve Yastrow, a former marketing executive and the founder of Yastrow & Company, a consulting organization that helps businesses improve results through breakthrough marketing, customer relationship, and sales ideas. Show More Summary

Interview with Jen Marlowe, coauthor of I Am Troy Davis, in Zeek

Earlier this week I had the privilege of interviewing Jen Marlowe for Zeek magazine. We spoke about her new book, I Am Troy Davis, co-authored with Martina Davis-Correia, which tells the story of Troy Davis who was executed by the.....

Changes in Privileges Program of Delta Hotels and Resorts Announced — With More to Come

7 months agoTravel / Air Travel : The Gate

“To ensure Delta Privilege remains competitive, and to pave the way for a rewarding new program set to launch in Autumn 2014, changes to the current program needed to be made”, said Ken Greene — who is the president and chief executive officer of Delta Hotels and Resorts — in a recent announcement. Show More Summary

Obama Administration Abuses National Security, Secrecy Powers

Would the US Government executive branch abuse its state secrets privilege, abuse the classification of documents, and use its ability to prevent a foreign national's entry to the US to bar her access to the court system? Would it spend millions of taxpayer dollars on lawyers improperly?

At the Scene of a History-Making Cockfight Raid

This past weekend, I had the privilege to be among the ASPCA team assisting New York State Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman and New York State's Organized Crime Task Force (OCTF) in the execution of the largest cockfighting takedown...Show More Summary

Writing in the First World

In response to the presidential-ordered execution of Iranian poet and activist Hashem Shaabani, Poetry Editor Charlie Bondhus reflects on privilege, writing, and poetry's function as a tool of social change. The post Writing in the First World appeared first on The Good Men Project.

Rep. Paul Ryan is a very stupid man

8 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

I lived through the Iran Contra incident, and I have lived through a president declaring a new executive privilege to torture. I was alive when Oliver North put on a nice clean suit and testified in front of a room full of angry people, and I watched Gen. Show More Summary

Denied: Another judge smacks down Obama administration’s “unwarranted,” “cavalier” use of executive privilege

"...Unwarranted expansion of the presidential communications privilege at the expense of the public’s interest in disclosure."

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