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.
What is 'After the Fact'?
Louisiana has the highest imprisonment rate in the U.S., but that may change as a result of comprehensive criminal justice reform passed this summer. Through a tremendous bipartisan effort, state leaders passed a package of bills that aims to reduce crime and incarceration through innovative, evidence-based means. That includes steering less serious offenders away from prison, strengthening... Read More
The devastating floods from Hurricane Harvey have left thousands of Texas residents homeless. As the recovery begins, we’re rebroadcasting a recent conversation at Pew between Joseph Riley, the former mayor of Charleston, South Carolina, who’s now a Pew distinguished fellow, and Jim Brainard, six-term mayor of Carmel, Indiana, in which they discussed their cities’ experiences... Read More
Coastal counties are home to 39 percent of the nation’s population and are at risk for floods and hurricanes, the fastest-growing and costliest disaster threats in the U.S. In Part 2 of “The Financial Toll of Flooding,” learn more about what happens after flooding occurs, as Pew’s Fred Baldassaro travels to Norfolk, Virginia, to speak with Skip Stiles, founder and... Read More