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Politics+Society

COVID-19
Americans' responses to stay-at-home orders differed according to population density
Published Oct 23, 2020
Lockdowns did not stop people from visiting parks and beaches; electoral results also linked to compliance
Reawakening our Indigenous roots
Published Oct 23, 2020
U.S. leaders must recommit to the principles of Indigenous leadership to strengthen our democracy, says Allison Barlow, director of the Johns Hopkins Center for American Indian Health
A crisis of confidence
Published Oct 20, 2020
Politicization of intelligence and U.S. institutions upsets the foundation of democracy, says former CIA acting director John McLaughlin
Coronavirus
COVID-19 ushers in decades of change for nursing profession
Published Oct 19, 2020
The coronavirus pandemic has transformed the nursing field, and many advocates view the present as a make-or-break moment to press for more lasting change
Election 2020
Getting out the STEM vote
Published Oct 19, 2020
STEM majors are less likely than their academic peers to vote in presidential elections. The Johns Hopkins Science Policy Group is looking to change that.
COVID-19
Anthony Fauci discusses state of U.S. coronavirus response
Published Oct 16, 2020 Video
Bloomberg School's Ellen MacKenzie spoke with the nation's top infectious diseases expert in the first installment of the university's Health Policy Forum series
World Food Day
Sustainable diets: It's not a fantasy
Published Oct 16, 2020
Climate and food systems are inextricably linked—damage to one leads to damage to the other. But improving one means improving the other, too, says global food policy expert Jess Fanzo.
A carceral crisis
Published Oct 15, 2020
A new report published by Johns Hopkins provides recommendations for preventing the spread of COVID-19 in the criminal justice system
Serving the greater good
Published Oct 15, 2020
Paula Thornhill, associate director of the Strategic Studies program at Johns Hopkins SAIS and a former officer in the U.S. Air Force, sees troubling signs of politicization of the military
Election security
Safeguard the vote
Published Oct 12, 2020
Avi Rubin, an expert in computer and election security, warns of clear and immediate threats to the integrity of our voting systems