After the Fact

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“After the Fact” is a podcast from The Pew Charitable Trusts that brings you data and analysis on the issues that matter to you—from our environment and the sciences, to larger economic trends and public health. Experts from Pew and other special guests discuss the numbers and trends shaping some of society’s biggest challenges, then go behind the facts with nonpartisan analysis and stories.

In each episode, host Dan LeDuc discusses pressing policy issues with featured experts and relevant voices to the conversation. If you like what you hear, we hope you will subscribe to “After the Fact” and share it with others.

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In this season of “After the Fact,” we explore how The Pew Charitable Trusts is using data to make a difference and helping communities thrive. We also highlight the state of democracy and its underlying principles through interviews with experts and leaders of organizations working to rebuild trust and create a better future.

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In a special series, Pew’s “After the Fact” podcast explores the changing nature of the American family—from marriage trends to retirement finances—blending individual and family voices with expert perspectives on trends and their implications.

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Pew’s “After the Fact” podcast asks a question at the heart of the human experience—how do we learn? And as we continue to live longer than previous generations, what are we discovering to help increase lifelong learning and prepare the workforce of the future?

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In this three-part series, we explore the decline in local news coverage across America.


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Teachers and experts discuss the evolving classroom and how teachers are trying to prepare students to be flexible, motivated, and lifelong learner...

  • Added: Jul 08, 2020
  • Length: 21:28
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In the first part of our new series, you’ll travel with guest host Ray Suarez to the Brainwave Learning Center, a partnership with Stanford Univers...

Bought by WYAP


  • Added: Jul 08, 2020
  • Length: 20:46
  • Purchases: 1
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More Americans are seeking higher education, which means more people are taking on—and struggling with—student loan debt. For one first-generation ...

  • Added: Jul 07, 2020
  • Length: 18:38
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Ken Burns is known for his expansive documentaries on American history and culture. With 33 documentary films to his name, what is the secret to hi...

  • Added: Jul 07, 2020
  • Length: 26:48
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The Pew Research Center’s Claudia Deane summarizes recent survey findings, including Americans’ views of the impact of the coronavirus.

  • Added: Jul 07, 2020
  • Length: 10:42
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The short-term effects of the coronavirus pandemic on our health care systems and daily lives were immediately clear. But how will states weather t...

  • Added: Jul 07, 2020
  • Length: 12:23
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While most Americans are managing remote work, learning, and even participating in social gatherings online during the pandemic, there are still mi...

Bought by WAMC Northeast Public Radio


  • Added: Jul 07, 2020
  • Length: 12:14
  • Purchases: 1
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July 1st marks the anniversary of America’s first free library, established in 1731 by Benjamin Franklin. In this episode, Librarian of Congress Ca...

Bought by Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, Minnesota


  • Added: Jul 02, 2020
  • Length: 16:50
  • Purchases: 1