CLBR #257: David Sandel and the State of the Gigabit Nation

  David Sandel and the State of the Gigabit Nation DAVID SANDEL returns to discuss the State of the Gigabit Nation. In the beginning (well actually 2010), there was Chattanooga: [U]pgrading the broadband network in Chattanooga, Tenn., to world-leading gigabit speeds has transformed the community from a “slowing declining and deflating urban balloon” to the…

CLBR #233: HRW’s Kristine Beckerle on Social Media and Women’s Rights in Saudi Arabia

14,000 Saudi Women Sign Petition to End Male Guardianship Laws In Response to Twitter Campaign Background: Boxed In: Women and Saudi Arabia’s Male Guardianship System Saudi Women Launch Twitter Campaign Against Male Guardianship Twitter and the Birth of “Women Spring” in Saudi Arabia Human Rights Watch’s Kristine Beckerle (@K_Beckerle)  is the Yemen and Kuwait researcher in the Middle…