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Against the full publication of diplomatic cables

WikiLeaks reportedly published the diplomatic cables that it had received without redactions. This, as The New York Times, The Guardian, Le Figaro, El Pais, Der Spiegel, governments and other organizations noted, exposes sources of classified information and top secrets at all kinds of risk. I expressed in the past what I think of WikiLeaks – that it goes to far in raising transparency in governments. Continue reading

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A government like a corporation and a corporation like a government

“Running government like a corporation/business” is a comparatively frequently encountered expression especially within the American society before elections take place. Some may buy on the idea, others never have and will probably never do so. I sincerely hope that the notion of being able to run government like a business – big or small – never takes roots and here are the reasons why: Continue reading

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