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Campaign Building Awareness of Importance of Forests

A viral video featuring celebrity activist Prince Ea is leveraging the power of social media and crowd funding to encourage people to take action to reduce deforestation and curb climate change. Read More
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Report Examines Nuclear Security and Disarmament Link

Foreign Policy Institute Fellow Deepti Choubey examines how nuclear-armed and non-nuclear-weapon states view the relationship between preventing nuclear terrorism and reducing and eliminating nuclear weapons. Read More
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Assessing Views on Open Government Data

Americans are generally optimistic that government initiatives to use open data can make government more accountable, but they are less confident that open data will improve government performance, according to a national survey. Read More
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NEXT Award Recipient First CDFI to Receive Bond Rating

Clearinghouse CDFI, a California-based organization focused on lending in low-income and distressed communities, has become the nation’s first organization of its kind to receive a credit rating from S&P Ratings. Read More
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Supporting Transparency and Participation in Internet Governance

The NETmundial Solutions Map, a tool created by members of the MacArthur Foundation Research Network on Opening Governance, facilitates information sharing and collaboration on Internet governance issues. Read More
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Considering Ethics and Neuroscience in the Justice System

The report addresses the intersection of neuroscience and the legal system and cites 16 works by members of the MacArthur Foundation Research Network on Law and Neuroscience. Read More
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Understanding Successful Aging of Societies

A specially-themed issue of Daedalus focuses on the opportunities and challenges facing the United States as its population ages. Read More
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Assessing State Spending on Substance Use Disorders

This report assesses the country’s substance use disorder challenges and states’ role in addressing them. Read More
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Juvenile Justice Progress in Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C. will end the routine shackling of juvenile defendants during court appearances, according to an agreement among political leaders and judges in the city’s federally run court systems. Read More
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Fund to Support Venue Improvements at Small Chicago Theatres

The fund, supported by a $500,000 MacArthur grant, will be available to theatres, dance companies, and venues with preference given to organizations with annual budgets under $1 million. Read More