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Foresight 2020: Do voluntary gender quotas have a place in our democracy?

Foresight 2020: Do voluntary gender quotas have a place in our democracy?

On the eve of International Women’s Day, we wonder whether the U.S. has something to learn from other attempts to boost gender equality in politics.

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Senate worried CIA's psychic program was part of mind control plot

Senate worried CIA’s psychic program was part of mind control plot

Buried in the STARGATE section of the CREST release is a letter from Congressman Charlie Rose, the Chairman of the Subcommittee on Evaluation, regarding the Intelligence Community’s psychic program. Although short, the letter highlights a concern that was to be repeated by many outside of government for decades - that the program was part of CIA “mind control” activities, where in some cases “the rights of individuals were violated.”

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