Freedom of Information Act is slow and creaky as it turns 50

By Nikita Lalwani and Sam Winter-Levy In 1953, newspaper attorney Harold Cross authored a report titled “The People’s Right to Know,” in which he made the case for government transparency. “Public business is the public’s business,” he wrote. “Freedom of information is their just heritage. Without that, the citizens of a democracy have but changed their kings.” His report came … Continue reading Freedom of Information Act is slow and creaky as it turns 50