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Storytelling in a disconnected age, and why it matters for policymakers

Soledad O’Brien’s attention to the intersection of public policy and storytelling is crucial in bringing awareness to public policy issues to those outside our policy wonk bubble. We are so excited to have her as our distinguished speaker for The Holt Lecture this year and learn more about her approach to storytelling.

If you would like tickets for this year’s Holt Lecture, click here. It’s free! Hope to see you there!

A Game of Drones

by Jeremy Loudenback Much better known as a controversial U.S. military strategy to target members of insurgent groups across the world in the expansive “War on Terror,” drones are now creeping into domestic policy conversations around policy, privacy, and governance. Earlier this week, revelations surfaced about the use of drones by Read more…

The New Face of Compton

by Jeremy Loudenback In case you haven’t already read about her in Vogue, Aja Brown is raising some eyebrows. But unlike in years past, when headlines out of Compton focused on chaotic local politics, corruption scandals, and gun violence, there’s a wellspring of optimism surrounding the new Mayor of Compton. Since Read more…

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