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Brookings Institution -
A nonprofit public policy organization based in Washington, DC. The mission is to conduct in-depth research that leads to new ideas for solving problems facing society at the local, national and global level.
Pew Research Center -
A nonpartisan fact tank that informs the public about the issues, attitudes and trends shaping the world. It conducts public opinion polling, demographic research, media content analysis and other empirical social science research. Pew Research Center does not take policy positions.
Project Syndicate -
Produces and delivers original, high-quality commentaries to a global audience. Featuring exclusive contributions by prominent political leaders, policymakers, scholars, business leaders, and civic activists from around the world.
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