Copy Culture in the US and Germany

In the wake of the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) debate of 2012, Copy Culture in the US and Germany reported on attitudes and practices surrounding digital media consumption and intellectual property rights.  The January 2013 study drew from over 3,000 German and American surveys and revealed that half of the adults in the U.S. and Germany copy, share, and download music, movies, and TV shows and 70% of young adults do the same. The report was covered by NPR, Bloomberg, The National Review, and Ars Technica, among other media outlets, and has become a reference point in discussions about the role of online copyright enforcement.

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Reinventing America's Legacy Cities

Henry Cisneros, American Assembly trustee and twenty-year veteran of Assembly urban affairs work, says of the Legacy Cities meeting in Detroit:

"...All of us who participated were motivated by our desire to arrest the deterioration of the hardest hit cities and to improve the quality of life for the people who reside in them.  I believe we laid out a reasonable path."