FactCheck.org has launched a special section on its website for fact checking transcripts of the presidents remarks and political speeches. They include state of the union speeches, remarks made on Iran 9th January 2020. There are full transcripts of the original speeches and alongside them the statements and statistics that have been checked with […]
The Digital Public Library of America has made on open access a collection of paper s relating to the impeachment of Donald Trump. They also include materials relating to alleged foreign interference in the 2016 presidential elections.
Made available by Birzeit university, this website includes the legislation published in the Palestinian Official Gazette since 1994 after the Palestinian National Authority assumed its responsibilities in the West Bank and Gaza Strip. Browse by year and issue. Text in Arabic only.
A resource from Stanford University. The Women in Data Science initiative was launched in 2018. It now has a website with conference videos and an inspiring podcast series which focuses on the work of cutting edge women data scientists covering all areas of AI, data in health care and the application of data science to human […]
A new online resource based upon the archives of CND held in the LSE Library. It has been created by created by Dr Luc-André Brunet, in a collaboration between LSE IDEAS and The Open University. It focuses on the 1980s and is arranged into the following themes: Was there a ‘New Cold War’ in the […]
ParlRulesData.org is a machine‐readable dataset of House of Commons Standing Orders between 1811 and 2015. The data currently covers the UK House of Commons (1811-2015) and the Irish Dáil (1926-2016). They chart procedural changes and are described in this article which gives insight into their creation and how they can be used by researchers.
For those seeking full-text US government documents Govinfo has now added more than 1500 Congressional Hearings since 2008. There are also selected committees from 1957 onwards. They include oversight of legislation and investigations. This tutorial explains the role of the legislative process.
Get useful facts and figures on the working of the UN from this annual publication from the government of New Zealand. It focuses on the structure membership and role of the about the six principal UN organs established by the UN Charter: the General Assembly, Security Council, Economic and Social Council, Trusteeship Council, International Court […]
Background information on the nature of the impeachment process in the USA and how it has been used in the past. An excellent respected source are the EveryCRS reports which contain Congressional Research reports prepared to inform members of the Congress. All can be downloaded in full text.
Find out in the latest annual report on the global rate of connection from the ITU. This year’s theme is Broadband as Foundation for Sustainable Development. It considers issues on how to bring Africa online and the global digital gap. A new report by the Collaboration for International ICT Policy for East and Southern Africa (CIPESA), considers […]