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The following is a collection of commentary about members (current or former) of CDDRL found on various external, unaffiliated websites via an automated process:

March 16, 2013

Open and Closed

Mention of Evgeny Morozov via New York Times

Evgeny Morozov: "Openness is today a powerful cult, a religion with its own dogmas. 'Owning pipelines, people, products or even intellectual property is no longer the key to success. Openness is,' proclaims the Internet pundit Jeff Jarvis." Read more »


February 4, 2013

Q&A: Larry Diamond's documentary on democracy activism

Mention of Larry Diamond via The Stanford Daily

The documentary, for which Diamond was a producer, won high praise from critics and leaders like Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. The Daily spoke with Diamond about the film’s origins, its critical reception and its future. Read more »


January 9, 2013

How Obama Abandoned Bahrain's Democratic Reformers

Mention of Larry Diamond via The Atlantic

Larry Diamond: "With the world watching other Middle East hotspots, the country's monarchy has continued suppressing anti-authoritarian dissidents -- and the White House has let it happen." Read more »


November 30, 2012

Are We Becoming Cyborgs?

Mention of Evgeny Morozov via New York Times

We put that question to three people who have written extensively on the subject, and brought them together to discuss it with Serge Schmemann, the editor of this magazine. Read more »


July 26, 2012

Concept of human rights 'both fluid and constant', says Milani

Mention of Abbas Milani via The Stanford Daily

Milani is the author of ten books on Iran, including “A Tale of Two Cities: A Persian Memoir” and a biography of Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi, the last shah of Iran. He is also the director of Iranian Studies at Stanford and a co-founder of the Iran Democracy Project. Read more »


July 24, 2012

Burma's Emerging Democracy

Mention of Larry Diamond via The Irrawaddy News Magazine

Stanford University democracy scholar Larry Diamond recently spent time in Burma meeting political parties, government officials and civil society groups. Author, editor or co-editor of 36 books on democracy, Diamond spoke to The Irrawaddy Reporter Simon Roughneen about the current transition in Burma. Read more »


July 2, 2012

Q&A: Stanford expert on Mexico's presidential election

Mention of Beatriz Magaloni via Stanford University News

Stanford political scientist Beatriz Magaloni talks about what to expect from Peña Nieto, what his policies may mean for Mexican-U.S. relations. Read more »


June 8, 2012

In Search of the Hardware Behind the Cloud

Mention of Evgeny Morozov via Wall Street Journal

Evgeny Morozov: "Labor Day weekend in 1969—Saturday, Aug. 30, to be more precise—deserves more prominence in history books. At any rate, that is what Andrew Blum, a correspondent for Wired magazine, wants us to believe: He says the date marks the 'Internet's physical birth.' It was then that ..." Read more »


May 21, 2012

The Failures of the Facebook Generation in the Arab Spring

Mention of Francis Fukuyama via Daily Beast

In the upcoming Egyptian elections the country is choosing between Islamists and old Mubarak supporters. Francis Fukuyama on how the Facebook revolution of the Arab Spring has failed to deliver lasting political change. Read more »


May 10, 2012

China has banished Bo but not the 'bad emperor' problem

Mention of Francis Fukuyama via Financial Times

Francis Fukuyama: "For more than 2000 years, the Chinese political system has been built around a highly sophisticated centralised bureaucracy, which has run what has always been a vast society through top-down methods. What China never developed was ... " Read more »




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