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  • New directions for disaster planning research

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New directions for disaster planning research

“Talking about some of the theoretical underpinnings that have devalued the lives of oppressed communities worldwide i...
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  • A contested home: healing through art and storytelling

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A contested home: healing through art and storytelling

How can art be used to acknowledge conflicting narratives of "home"? In this podcast, Avigail Manneberg, a Minneapolis-b...
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  • Sustaining the benefits of early childhood education

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Sustaining the benefits of early childhood education

Data show that only half of all children in the United States are ready for school when they enter kindergarten, and tha...
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  • Access to paid family and medical leave in rural Minnesota

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Access to paid family and medical leave in rural Minnesota

Providing access to paid family and medical leave is especially important in rural areas of Minnesota according to a new...
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  • Advancing roadway safety in American Indian reservations

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Advancing roadway safety in American Indian reservations

Nationally, motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of unintentional injury for American Indians aged 1 to 44 and th...
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  • Abortion reform under Latin America’s leftist governments

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Abortion reform under Latin America’s leftist governments

Research in the United States and Europe has found that when leftist governments come to power there tends to be a liber...
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  • Violence and restraint: making strategic decisions during civil war

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Violence and restraint: making strategic decisions during civil war

Does civil war always lead to violence against civilians? The short answer is no, according to Jessica Stanton, an assoc...
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  • Critical investments: financing urban and rural infrastructure

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Critical investments: financing urban and rural infrastructure

Infrastructure is not often at the forefront of policy discussions until something goes wrong says Jerry Zhao, associate...
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  • Economic impacts of US immigration policies

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Economic impacts of US immigration policies

"Impeding the path of immigrants—throwing up roadblocks that allow immigrants to come to the United States—is going ...
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  • Sex trafficking and community wellbeing

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Sex trafficking and community wellbeing

In this podcast, Lauren Martin, director of research at the Urban Research and Outreach-...
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  • All-city carbon emissions: understanding city types and impact

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All-city carbon emissions: understanding city types and impact

It is common practice to consider the carbon emissions of single cities. But what happens when you analyze carbon emissi...
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  • Circular economies and low carbon urban infrastructure planning

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Circular economies and low carbon urban infrastructure planning

What is the unique role that urban infrastructure planning can play in national carbon mitigation? In this podcast, Anu ...
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