In this Issue:

  • Summer 2017
  • Trend Knowledge and Purpose
  • Inventing the Future
  • Crunch: The Revolution Is Digital
  • Foreward: How to Invent the Future
  • The Internet of Things
  • Yield of Dreams
  • Environmental Crime
  • Five Questions: Inventing Public Health Research
  • Bill Gates with the Final Word
  • Can Public Policy Be Inventive?
  • Your Next Co-Worker May Be a Robot
  • View All Other Issues
Summer 2017: Knowledge + Purpose
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The Internet of Things Is the Next Digital Evolution—What Will It Mean?

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As digital technology infuses everyday life, it will change human behavior—raising new challenges about equality and fairness.

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Yield of Dreams: How Precision Agriculture Will Help Feed the Planet

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GPS, automation, and other methods are changing farming worldwide.

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Environmental Crime Requires High-Tech Solutions

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As criminals become more ingenious, law enforcement also has to become more inventive.

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Can Public Policy Be Inventive?

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By infusing data into policymaking, lawmakers can determine the costs and benefits of their decisions.

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Your Next Co-Worker May Be a Robot

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Technological advances are moving robots beyond rote, automated tasks.


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Learn the Basics of Broadband from Our Limited Series

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How does broadband internet reach our homes, phones, and tablets? What kind of infrastructure connects us all together? What are the major barriers to broadband access for American communities?

What Is Antibiotic Resistance—and How Can We Fight It?

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Antibiotic-resistant bacteria, also known as “superbugs,” are a major threat to modern medicine. But how does resistance work, and what can we do to slow the spread? Read personal stories, expert accounts, and more for the answers to those questions in our four-week email series: Slowing Superbugs.

Explore Pew’s new and improved
Fiscal 50 interactive

Your state's stats are more accessible than ever with our new and improved Fiscal 50 interactive:

  • Maps, trends, and customizable charts
  • 50-state rankings
  • Analysis of what it all means
  • Shareable graphics and downloadable data
  • Proven fiscal policy strategies


Welcome to the new Fiscal 50

Key changes include:

  • State pages that help you keep track of trends in your home state and provide national and regional context.
  • Interactive indicator pages with highly customizable and shareable data visualizations.
  • A Budget Threads feature that offers Pew’s read on the latest state fiscal news.

Learn more about the new and improved Fiscal 50.