California Could Tighten Reporting Requirements for Migrant Deaths in Custody
A new bill is making its way through the state legislature as recent reports of migrant child deaths raise concerns about transparency.
Trump's VA Faces a Lawsuit Aimed at Exposing the Influence of the 'Mar-a-Lago Crowd'
The government is attempting to get the suit thrown out of court asserting that a Watergate-era sunshine law on advisory committees shouldn't apply.
The Government's Latest Hearing on the EPA's Science Transparency Rule Bolstered Outsider Scientists' Opinions
Two of the three invited scientists agreed with the rule, even though other evidence suggests most scientists are against it.
A New Website Shows Nearly Half of E.U. Clinical Trial Data Isn't Publicly Disclosed
After making a tool that tracks how well drug testers follow U.S. law, researchers turned to an even bigger market for drug trials: the European Union.
In the Latest Effort to Replicate Scientific Studies, Only 62 Percent Hold Up Under Scrutiny
Nevertheless, scientists see some progress on the problem of reproducibility.
After a Report Criticizing Obamacare Removals From Medicaid.gov Starts to Circulate, the Law Gets a Boost on Medicaid's History Page
The update was totally unrelated to the report, a Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services spokesman says.
Trump's Commission on Election Integrity Is Suing Itself
Maine Secretary of State Matthew Dunlap has filed a suit claiming that Trump's Advisory Commission on Election Integrity is violating federal transparency laws.
Capitol Case: One Man's Enduring Fight Against Government Secrecy
Robert Freeman, the executive director of the New York Committee on Open Government, reflects on seven governors and their records for transparency.
Who Funded That? The Names and Numbers Behind the Research
This list includes studies cited in our pages that received funding from a source other than the researchers’ home institutions. Only principal or corresponding authors are listed.
Who Funded That? The Names Behind the Research in Pacific Standard
The names and numbers behind the research in the January/February 2014 print issue of Pacific Standard.
Obama Administration Helped Kill Transparency Push on Military Aid
Last year a bipartisan effort to force more transparency about military aid failed after objections from the Pentagon. Will the same thing happen this year?
WikiLeaks Has Not Ushered in New Era of Transparency
Legal scholar Alasdair Roberts argues that any changes in government transparency wrought by the hordes of data revealed by WikiLeaks is more evolutionary than revolutionary.
Alcoa and Corporate Social Responsibility — Rhetoric vs. Reality
Alcoa has made "Fortune" magazine's list of Most Admired Companies and the prestigious Dow Jones Sustainability Index, but the aluminum company's rhetoric doesn't always match its performance.
Corporate Social Responsibility, Meet Transparency
Most major companies around the world have embraced the linked ideas of sustainability and responsibility. More of them need to embrace a sustainable and responsible reality.
DuPont and Corporate Social Responsibility — Rhetoric vs. Reality
DuPont is proud of its "publicly established environmental goals," but the company has also faced lawsuits over allegations of contamination, and it's associated with 103 Superfund sites.
Companies Meeting Corporate Responsibility With Sincerity
Patagonia, Honest Tea, The Timberland Company and Seventh Generation Inc. talk the talk of corporate social responsibility and appear to walk the walk.
Cargill and Corporate Social Responsibility — Rhetoric vs. Reality
Cargill has also endured food recalls, environmental lawsuits and deforestation claims despite claiming that "corporate responsibility is part of everything we do."