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Keeping democracy alive: Whistleblowing, civil disobedience, and discourse | Allison Stanger

Keeping democracy alive: Whistleblowing, civil disobedience, and discourse  | Allison Stanger

It’s really important to realize, whistleblowing is in America’s DNA. It has been a concept since before the Constitution itself was ratified. The first whistleblower protection law in the United States was passed in 1778 during wartime. It is used to bring down the first commodore of the United States Navy, Esek Hopkins. Hopkins was …

Is it the Government’s Duty to Defend Citizens From Cyberattacks? With Michael Schrage

Is it the Government’s Duty to Defend Citizens From Cyberattacks? With Michael Schrage

The Sony hack is a very interesting phenomenon. I think it sort of brings home some of the issues that people in other countries face. The way, for example, North Koreans have hacked South Korea and South Korean financial institutions. And Russians have hacked Ukrainian and Estonian institutions. The whole notion of cyber conflict either …

Civil Engineering – University of Alabama College of Engineering

Civil engineering is one of UA’s oldest programs, offering many specialties. Students work with the latest materials and technologies to design buildings, develop transportation networks, and enhance environmental systems for a sustainable world. I think that at Alabama I’ve been given opportunities that I wouldn’t have been given elsewhere. I think that this is such …