Calls for the reimagining of the role of police in public safety have coincided with a surge in gun violence nationwide – by nearly 30% since 2019 – making the search for ways to reduce violence without exacerbating the harms of policing more urgent.
At the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, governments around the world worked to create public health protocols to protect people from the spread of the virus.
Contrary to conventional wisdom regarding the impact of temporary changes to Child Tax Credit payments, poverty was likely relatively stable in 2021 and the first half of 2022.
Twenty-one percent of Americans say either themselves, a family member, or a close friend has had an experience with gun violence in the past five years, and twice as many believe it is likely they will be a victim of gun violence in the next five years.
Last November President Joe Biden ushered in a bipartisan agreement that launched the most comprehensive infrastructure plan since Dwight Eisenhower was president and authorized the $25 billion Federal-Aid Highway Act of 1956.
An evaluation of popular climate policies finds the benefits of clean electricity standards and clean energy tax credits may outweigh the efficiency gains of carbon pricing—if this efficiency exists at all.