After the Fact
A podcast from Pew
Welcome to “After the Fact,” a new podcast from The Pew Charitable Trusts that brings you data and analysis on the issues that matter to you. Experts from Pew and other special guests discuss the numbers and trends shaping some of society’s biggest challenges, then go beyond the facts with nonpartisan analysis and action.
In each episode, you will hear from various experts on a range of topics and pressing policy issues with our host, Dan LeDuc. Need help getting started? See our helpful guide to listening to our podcast.
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America’s National Park System spans more than 400 sites and received more than 331 million visits in 2016. Supported by a complex infrastructure—including roads, sewer systems, buildings, restrooms, and trails—the park system is beginning its second century in need of rejuvenation. Read More
Pew Research Center, a nonpartisan research organization and a subsidiary of The Pew Charitable Trusts, is surveying public views about science-related issues and public trust in scientists. One scientific finding sometimes in the news involves childhood immunization. Here, the center found that the vast majority of Americans—88 percent—believe that the benefits of vaccines for children outweigh... Read More
States are finding new ways to get smart on crime and, in the process, changing how America views crime and punishment. After decades of rising prison populations, reforms in 33 states have helped cut the national incarceration rate by 13 percent since 2007. That data point drives this episode’s conversation about the new approaches, informed by research-based sentencing and corrections policies,... Read More