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Study Points to Security Weaknesses in Online Voter Registration Systems thumbnail

Study Points to Security Weaknesses in Online Voter Registration Systems

Online attackers can purchase enough personal information to alter online voter registration information in as many as 35 states and the District of Columbia, according to a report by the Harvard University Institute for Quantitative Social ... Read More
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Kentucky Rules that Death Sentences for People Under 21 Are Unconstitutional

A Kentucky circuit court judge ruled that death sentences for 18-, 19-, or 20-year-olds are cruel and unusual punishment. Read More
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Understanding What Works to Improve Girls’ Lives

A research hub developed by the Population Council will generate, synthesize, and translate evidence on what works to improve the lives of adolescent girls around the world. Read More
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Report Finds Impact Investment Market Flourishing

Impact investing is growing significantly, with top market participants expressing confidence in both the financial performance and outcomes that their capital generates, according to a MacArthur-supported report by the Global Impact Investing Network. Read More
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Understanding the Capital Needs of Social Enterprises

A white paper by Echoing Green and Enclude examines the capital needs of social entrepreneurs at various stages of their organizations’ life cycle. Read More
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Research Finds Police Officers Less Respectful to African-American Drivers

Police officers are less respectful of African-American motorists during routine traffic stops than they are of white drivers, according to a report by Stanford University researchers, including MacArthur Fellows Jennifer Eberhardt and Daniel Jurafsky. Read More