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The American system of financing college might not be as broken as the headlines make it seem.
In Denmark, mortgage rates are negative 0.5 percent, and rates on sovereign debt are negative in many other European countries.
The affordable housing crisis is a national problem, but the root causes and solutions are tied to local action.
Some have misinterpreted estimates on how single-payer (i.e. Medicare for All) proposals would affect federal spending and total national health spending.
How should Latinx Americans identify their race on the 2020 Census? “White”? “Amerindian”? “Mixed”? “Other”?
Increases in the Latinx population and overall philanthropic giving have not yet translated into more charitable investments for the Latinx community.
Senator Roy Blunt recently released a draft bill with funding recommendations for programs that support America's children.
Tax policy experts recently discussed the biggest challenges for implementing a wealth tax in America.
A recent Vice article featured a low-income homeowner who's facing jail time because she couldn't afford home repairs.
Service providers are addressing the unique needs of clients who've experienced multiple types of victimization.

The Vulnerable, Vital 2020 Census

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The Vulnerable, Vital 2020 Census

The decennial Census will gather the most complete picture of America of the past 10 years, but its accuracy is in jeopardy.

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Structural Racism in America

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Structural Racism in America

Public policies, institutional practices, and cultural narratives perpetuate our country's racial inequalities. 

Critical Value: An Urban Institute Podcast

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Critical Value: An Urban Institute Podcast

Experts discuss the best available data and evidence on topics that matter.

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