Op-Eds & Letters to the Editor

TIME Magazine Lauds Clearview AI Despite Its Sketchy Facial Recognition Tech
May 18, 2021

Congress needs to revive itself
The Hill
January 5, 2021 (Accountability 2021)

The Promises of FOIA in 2021: A Ready Pathway to Accountability
Just Security
, January 4, 2021  (Accountability 2021)

Gaps in records laws
The News-Enterprise
, December 7, 2020

Trump’s Presidential Records Are at Risk
Inside Sources
, December 3, 2020 (also appeared in Rutland Herald and Times Argus)

A disturbing outlook for dissent
Alton Telegraph, My Journal Courier, October 8, 2020 (originally appeared in Inside Sources)

Repairing Public Trust in Government Institutions
InsideSources, August 4, 2020 (also appeared in Prescott eNews)

Congress, don’t let George Floyd’s death be in vain
Newsday (also appeared in The Advocate-Messenger)
June 19, 2020

Opinion: Declassify COVID-19 info
The Detroit News
May 17, 2020

Lisa Rosenberg: Politicians hiding truth from a public too often left in the dark
Waco Tribune-Herald
, Lisa Rosenberg (opinion article also appeared in Inside Sources)
May 16, 2020

Amid Pandemic, Trump Wages Battle Against Independent Oversight Inside Sources, Emily Manna (opinion article also appeared in Lowell Sun and Jacksonville Journal Courier)
April 10, 2020

Coronavirus a solemn reminder of need for greater transparency
Las Vegas Sun, Lisa Rosenberg (opinion article also appeared in La Junta Tribune-Democrat, Bent County Democrat, Ag Journal, Fowler Tribune, and GazetteXtra)
March 28, 2020

Whistleblowers are heroes in movies and in real life
The Fulcrum
February 10, 2020


We need the full truth about the CIA’s torture program
Los Angeles Times, Hina Shamsi, OTG steering committee member
November 21, 2019

In the hands of police, facial recognition software risks violating civil liberties
USA Today, Lisa Rosenberg and Representative Jimmy Gomez (D-Calif.), October 18, 2019

What to learn about immigration? There’s a tool for that
Medium, Lisa Rosenberg, September 4, 2019

Will corporations decide what information the public gets?
The Hill, Lisa Rosenberg, June 3, 2019

Tomgram: Allegra Harpootlian and Emily Manna, The AI Wars
Tom Dispatch, Emily Manna, April 28, 2019, also appeared in The Nation, Truthout, Real Clear Investigations and others

Bezos and DoD Dream of AI, but Invoke Terminator Nightmare
The American Conservative, March 18, 2019

Why William Barr must promise to make the Mueller report public
The Hill, Lisa Rosenberg opinion, Jan. 17, 2019

Mexico Heeds Trump’s Gag Order on Immigration 

Truthout, Jesse Franzblau opinion, Dec. 17, 2018

Secrecía gubernamental en la frontera

Proceso Magazine, Jesse Franzblau opinion, Dec. 17, 2018

The Border Is a Dark Zone for Government Accountability
Huffington Post, Jesse Franzblau opinion, Nov. 6, 2018

Devin Nunes a hypocrite on vote to reauthorize FISA law 
Visalia Times-Delta, Lisa Rosenberg op-ed, Jan. 26, 2018

Demanding accountability from private companies detaining children

The Hill, Lisa Rosenberg op-ed, July 11, 2018

How to Balance Civil Liberties With Safety
Real Clear Politics, Lisa Rosenberg & Jesse Blumenthal, Dec. 21, 2017

Militarizing police under a cloak of secrecy
Richmond Times-Dispatch, Lisa Rosenberg, Sept. 9, 2017

With Sessions’ sentencing change, it’s time to end secrecy around private prisons
Richmond Times-Dispatch & others, Lisa Rosenberg, June 12, 2017

Trump administration using campaign of disinformation, secrecy to target immigrants
Augusta Free Press, Lisa Rosenberg, May 25, 2017