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for March, 2015

Prof. Vaaler Speaks Wednesday Mornings on WCCO News Radio on Latest Business Topics

March 4, 2015

Professor Paul Vaaler joins WCCO News Radio's Dave Lee every Wednesday morning to discuss the latest topics in business in their segment entitled "Business By Carlson."

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Prof. Kitrosser's New Book, Reclaiming Accountability, Reviewed in Secrecy News

March 2, 2015

Professor Heidi Kitrosser's new book, Reclaiming Accountability, was reviewed by Steven Aftergood in Secrecy News, the widely read publication of the Government Secrecy Project of the Federation of American Scientists. Aftergood praises Reclaiming Accountability as offering a "scrupulous and nuanced presentation" of opposing views. Kitrosser's purpose, he writes, is "not to ridicule [opponents'] weakest arguments, but to engage [their] strongest ones." He concludes that "[t]he book adds analytical rigor and insight to current debates over secrecy and accountability, which it ultimately aims to inspire and inform."

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Prof. Klass Quoted in ThinkProgress Blog on Use of Eminent Domain for Keystone XL Pipeline

March 1, 2015

Professor Alexandra Klass was quoted in a ThinkProgress blog on the use of eminent domain for the Keystone XL Pipeline. The article explores why private property rights groups have been mostly silent on the use of eminent domain by a private pipeline company and have not come to the defense of ranchers and landowners.

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