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Ten years after Sandy Hook, let’s act to reduce mass violence

“It is easy to feel powerless in the face of the horror of mass shootings. But we know what works. We know how to address this problem. It’s time to act”, says Beverly Kingston in her recent guest commentary in the Denver Post. Kingston, Director of the Center for the Study and Prevention of Violence,

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IBS Director Lori Hunter Selected to Serve on Roundtable on Macroeconomic and Climate-related Risks and Opportunities to Advise White House Policy

IBS Director, Dr. Lori Hunter, has been selected as a member of the Roundtable on Macroeconomic and Climate-related Risks and Opportunities established by The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. The Roundtable, consisting of cross-disciplinary experts in academia, industry, and non-governmental organizations, will work to inform fiscal, monetary, and financial stability policies as the

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