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‘All Countries Have a Stake’: Dr. Kennette Benedict Talks Nuclear Security and Global Responsibility

People and nations worldwide cannot be assured of their safety as long as nuclear warheads remain ready for launch. How...

CPR Celebrates Its 20th Anniversary

The Chicago Policy Review celebrates 20 years of bridging the gap between policy research and the real world.

Universities Struggle to Address Sexual Violence on Campus

As universities fail to prevent sexual violence and respond inappropriately to its victims, there is an urgent need to develop preventative measures with proven success to decrease sexual violence.

University of Chicago Presidential Scholar Weighs In on Obama Library

Professor William Howell explores the reasons presidential libraries are important and the academic value of having the Obama Library near the University of Chicago.

The New Face of Human Capital: An Interview with Emile Cambry Jr. of BLUE1647

Emile Cambry Jr., founder of BLUE1647, discusses his revolutionary, community-based approach to workforce development in the digital age.

Howard Wolfson on post-9/11 Privacy and Security in Urban America

Political strategist and former New York City Deputy Mayor Howard Wolfson discusses how terrorism, technology, and crime have impacted views on privacy and security.

The Top Four Policy Issues Surrounding Ferguson

Chicago Policy Review reports on the insights provided by policy research on four policy issues that have surfaced in Ferguson, Missouri since the death of Michael Brown.

High Quality Vocab Cues from Parents Predict Better Comprehension Among Their Children

Children who received higher quality vocabulary cues from their parents are found to have higher vocabulary comprehension scores than those whose parents gave lower quality cues.

Stigma of Mental Illness: Where Can Public Policy Step In?

Mental illness is common, often serious, highly treatable, and sometimes curable – yet stigma and discrimination often stand in the way of people getting help. Patrick Corrigan provides insight into the role of public policy in addressing stigma.

Policy Radio | Cook County Commissioner Bridget Gainer on Addressing the Challenges of Vacant Properties

This week, Julie Cooper speaks with Cook County’s 10th District Commissioner Bridget Gainer about vacant properties in Cook County, the role of the Cook County Land Bank in dealing with those properties, and what opportunities the County has to adapt its residential land use to current demographic trends.

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