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  • Politics and Government

    The Leonard Schaeffer Medals

    Jun 5, 2018

    Leonard Schaeffer, a RAND trustee and member of the RAND Health Advisory Board, made a generous gift to endow the RAND Medal Awards. To honor his gift, the top two awards are now known as Leonard D. Schaeffer Medals.

  • Civic Education

    Truth Decay and Civil Discourse

    May 24, 2018

    In this Events @ RAND podcast, Jennifer Kavanagh addresses the connection between Truth Decay and the erosion of civil discourse, as well as Truth Decay's effects on policymaking and the future of democracy.

  • Politics and Government

    How Truth Decay Happens

    May 16, 2018

    “Truth Decay”—the shrinking role of facts and analysis in American public life—threatens democracy, policymaking, and civic discourse. RAND is studying this phenomenon to help understand what drives it and how to address it.

  • Civic Education

    Truth Decay: A Narrated Video

    May 16, 2018

    "Truth Decay" is the diminishing role of facts and analysis in American public life. RAND is studying the causes and consequences of this phenomenon, and how they are interrelated. We invite other research organizations and individuals to join us in finding potential solutions and responses.

  • Nation Building

    The Challenges and the Benefits for U.S. National Security of Providing Foreign Assistance to Afghanistan

    May 9, 2018

    An overview of testimony by Laurel E. Miller presented before the Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee, Subcommittee on Federal Spending Oversight and Emergency Management on May 9, 2018.

  • Civic Education

    Truth Decay and the Media

    May 8, 2018

    In this Events @ RAND podcast, a panel of experts discusses the connection between the media and Truth Decay. They address the effects of changes in the information environment, including the rise of social media, the shift to a 24-hour news cycle, increasing partisanship of some news sources, algorithms and filters, and media literacy.

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