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New Media and the Changing Nature of Civic and Political Activism

Cathy Cohen, professor of political science at University of Chicago, and Elisabeth Soep, Research Director and Senior Producer at Youth Radio, address a new form of civic engagement. Read More
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Growing Support for Criminal Justice Reform

A growing majority of voters supports sentencing reform and other criminal justice reform measures, according to an ongoing tracking poll by the MacArthur-supported Coalition for Public Safety. Read More
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Pathways to Urban Sustainability

A report by the National Academy of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine offers a road map and recommendations to help U.S. cities become more sustainable, measurably improving their residents’ economic, social, and environmental well-being. Read More
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More than $1 Million to Nonfiction Storytellers

The Sundance Institute is awarding more than $1 million to documentary projects that explore subjects ranging from police violence and natural disasters to income inequality and education in the developing world. Read More