Law & Politics

Ignoring Successful Practices: A Case Study of Michelle Rhee and William Bratton

Under what conditions are dramatic policy reforms successful and sustainable?

Drugs, Racial Bias, and Academic Discord

Academics disagree on the existence of racial bias in policing drug crimes

Past, Present, and Future: Newt Gingrich Reflects on the Republican Party

Newt Gingrich on what he learned from the campaign trail, what to expect from Republicans over the next few years, and what he would do if he were Speaker of the House today.

Policy Radio | Former US Representative Steve LaTourette Reflects on Public Life, Public Debt, and an Excess of Lawyers in Washington

This week we speak with former US Representative Steve LaTourette on what he accomplished during his two decades in Congress and how polarization in Washington and the growing debt go hand in hand.

Planning Ahead: Does Government “Beat the Clock”?

How do governments respond to citizen-led initiatives?

The Role of Technology in Crisis Management and How it Could Be Done Better

Expert Patrick Meier discusses the role technology and social media have played in crises like the Boston bombings and how policymakers – and the crowd – can use these tools better.

Correcting Healthcare in Correctional Facilities

Cost saving strategies for American correctional facilities.

Terrorism Anxiety: Evaluating the Risk of Terrorism

What's the right level of defense against terrorism and how do our current efforts measure up on a cost-benefit analysis?

Polling and Policy: Pollster Joel Benenson Discusses the Role of Polling in Setting Presidential Agendas

The Obama campaign's chief pollster discusses his current role in the White House.

A Call to Service

Do reductions in government spending increase altruistic behavior?

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