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A Biographical Dictionary of the Maryland Legislature, 1635-1789 by Edward C. Papenfuse

ABC 10: Sacramento

ABC News

Academic Medicine

Access to Cash Review

Administrative Conference of the United States

Aerospace Corporation


American Action Forum

American Association for the Advancement of Science

American Battlefield Trust

American Chemical Society

American Civil Liberties Union

American College of Cardiology

American Compass

American Economic Journal

American Economic Review

American Enterprise Institute

American Family Physician

American Farm Bureau Federation

American Federation of Teachers

American Geophysical Union

American Geosciences Institute

American Jewish Population Project

American Journal of Epidemiology

American Journal of Public Health

American Journal of Sociology

American Kennel Club

American Lung Association

American Pet Products Association

American Physical Society

American Psychological Association

American Shipper

American Society of Civil Engineers

American Veterinary Medical Association

American Water Works Association

Ameriprise Financial

Amherst College

AMN Healthcare

An Essay on the Principle of Population by Thomas R. Malthus

Annals of Internal Medicine

Annals of Pediatric Endocrinology & Metabolism

Annenberg Public Policy Center

AP News

Apocalypse Never: Why Environmental Alarmism Hurts Us All by Michael Shellenberger

ARS Technica

Associated Press

Association of American Medical Colleges


Atlantic Council

Atlas Obscura

Australian Bureau of Statistics

Australian Institute of Marine Science



Bank of Korea


BBC Worklife

Benjamin Franklin: An American Life by Walter Isaacson

Best Things First by Bjorn Lomborg

Better But Not Well: Mental Health Policy in the United States since 1950 by Richard G. Frank and Sherry A. Glied


Bill of Rights Institute


Bloomberg LĂ­nea

Booth School of Business, University of Chicago

Boston Consulting Group

Boston Globe

BP Statistical Review of World Energy


Brandeis University


Brookings Institution

Building the Golden Gate Bridge: A Workers' Oral History by Harvey Schwartz

Burlington Free Press

Business Insider

Business Roundtable

Business Wire

CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians


California Air Resources Board

California Energy Commission

California High-Speed Rail Authority

California Journal of Politics & Policy

California Legislative Analyst's Office

California Policy Lab

Caltech Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Calvin Coolidge Presidential Foundation

Carbon Brief

Cato Institute

Cato Journal

CBC News

CBS 58 (Milwaukee)

CBS Boston

CBS News


Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation

Center for Education Reform

Center for Insurance Policy and Research

Center for Strategic & International Studies

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Centre for Economic Policy Research

Charities Aid Foundation

Charter Schools and Their Enemies by Thomas Sowell

Chester County Historical Society

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

China National Space Administration

Citizens Clean Election Commission

City Journal

City of Manhattan Beach, California

Clinical Psychological Science



Colgate Magazine

Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget

Common Good

Comprehensive Assessment of Land Use Entitlements Study

Congressional Budget Office

Congressional Research Service

Conscious Consumer Spending Index

Consumer Reports

Columbia Journalism Review

Copenhagen Consensus Center

Council on Foreign Relations


Crime Prevention Research Center

C.S. Mott Children's Hospital

CUNY John Jay College

Curbed Boston

Current Opinion in Microbiology

Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency

Declaration Resources Project

Defense Innovation Unit

Defense One


Denver Post

Depression and Anxiety

Destinations DC

Digital Trends

Discover Magazine


Earth's Future


Economic Innovation Group

Economic Policy Institute


Economy Next


Education and Employers

Education Data Initiative

Education Finance and Policy

Education Next

Education Week

Educational Psychology

Embassy of the Principality of Monaco

Emotion (Journal)

Empire State Building

Employment Policies Institute

Encyclopedia Britannica

End Times: A Brief Guide to the End of the World by Bryan Walsh

Energies: Economic Development and Energy Policy

Energy Research & Social Science

Environmental Progress

Environmental Science & Technology

Ethnologue: Languages of the World

European Commission

European Geosciences Union

European Parliament

European Space Agency

Executive Office of the President


False Alarm

Federal Bureau of Investigation

Federal Register

Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

Federal Reserve Bank of New York

Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

Fierce Pharma

Fifth Third Bank

Financial Times

Fire Journal


Florida Museum of Natural History

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations


Fordham Institute

Foreign Policy

Foundation for Research on Equal Opportunity

France 24

Fraser Institute

Freddie Mac

Freedom House

Future of Humanity Institute, Oxford University

Future Tense: Why Anxiety Is Good for You (Even Though It Feels Bad) by Tracy Dennis-Tiwary

Galen Institute


Gastronomica: The Journal of Food and Culture


Geert Hofstede

Goehring & Rozencwajg — Natural Resource Investors

Geological Survey of Finland

Georgetown Law Journal

Georgetown Security Studies Review

George Washington Presidential Library at Mount Vernon

German Medical Science


Giving USA

Global Environmental Change

GM Crops & Foods

Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District

Google Threat Analysis Group

Government Executive

Greater Houston Partnership

Greater London Authority


Harvard Business Review

Harvard Business School

Harvard Health Publishing

Harvard Gazette

Harvard Magazine

Harvard Medical School

Harvard School of Public Health

Harvard University

Health Resources and Services Administration


Historical Society of Pennsylvania


Hollywood Reporter

Hoover Institution


Huffington Post

Human Progress


Idaho State University

IEEE Spectrum

Innovation Frontier Project

Insane Consequences: How the Mental Health Industry Fails the Mentally Ill

Institute for Progress

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

Internal Revenue Service

International Atomic Energy Agency

International Energy Agency

International Food Information Council

International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health

International Journal of Wildland Fire

International Monetary Fund

International Organization of Migration


Ireland Central Statistics Office

Israeli Ministry of Finance

ISS National Laboratory

Issues in Science and Technology

Jerusalem Post

Jewish Telegraphic Agency

Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future

Johns Hopkins Medicine

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine


Journal of Abnormal and Social Psychology

Journal of Benefit-Cost Analysis

Journal of Career Assessment

Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine

Journal of Computational Social Science

Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization

Journal of Environmental Economics and Management

Journal of Food Science

Journal of Forest Ecology and Management

Journal of Happiness Studies

Journal of Health Economics

Journal of International Economics

Journal of Nature Sustainability

Journal of Personality and Social Psychology

Journal of Professional Issues in Engineering

Journal of Pediatrics

Journal of Public Economics

Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Journal of the American Heart Association

Journal of the American Medical Association



Kaiser Family Foundation

Kelley Blue Book

Kentucky Department of Tourism

KGO: San Francisco

KRON San Francisco

KRON San Jose


Lawfare Institute

Lawn Love

Learning by Doing: The Real Connection Between Innovation, Wages, and Wealth by James Bessen

Library of Congress

Lilly Family School of Philanthropy

Live Science


Lonely Planet

Long Beach Business Journal


Los Angeles Times


Management Science

Manhattan Institute

Manned Space Flight Education Foundation

Mass Psychogenic Illness: A Social Psychological Analysis by M. J. Colligan, J. W. Pennebaker, and L. R. Murphy

Massachusetts Department of Education

Mayo Clinic

McGill University Office for Science and Safety

McKinsey & Company

McLaughlin & Associates

MedPage Today

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Mental Floss

Mental Illness Policy Org.

Mercatus Center

Mercury News


Migration Policy Institute

Military Times

Mining Engineering Magazine

Mission Local

MIT Economics

MIT Election Data and Science Lab

MIT Sloan School of Management

MIT Technology Review

MIT Spectrum





Moore Memorial Public Library

More from Less: The Surprising Story of How We Learned to Prosper Using Fewer Resources — And What Happens Next by Andrew McAfee

More in Common

Morning Consult

Mount Sinai Today Blog

Mount Washington Observatory

Museum of American Finance

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

National Association of Science Writers

National Institute on Drug Abuse

National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)

National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration

NASA Earth Observatory

NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

NASA Kennedy Space Center

NASA Solar System Exploration

National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine

National Air and Space Museum

National Affairs

National Alliance for Public Charter Schools

National Archives

National Association of Insurance Commissioners

National Bureau of Economic Research

National Cancer Institute

National Center for Biotechnology Information

National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis

National Center for Education Statistics

National Center on Education and the Economy

National Commission on Excellence in Education

National Conference of State Legislatures

National Constitution Center

National Energy Technology Laboratory

National Fire Protection Association Journal

National Forest Foundation

National Foundation for American Policy

National Foundation for Infectious Diseases

National Geographic

National Immigration Forum

National Institute of Food and Agriculture

National Institutes of Health (NIH)

National Institute of Mental Health

National Library of Medicine

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

National Opinion Research Center at the University of Chicago

National Park Service

National Public Radio (NPR)

National Safety Council

National Science and Technology Council

National Science Foundation

National Taxpayers Union Foundation

National Weather Service

National Wildfire Coordinating Group


Nature Communications

Nature Energy

Nature Geoscience

Nature Reviews Drug Discovery

NBC News

Nebraska Legislature

Netherlands Board of Tourism & Conventions



New England Journal of Medicine

New England Historical Society

New Hampshire Almanac

New Hampshire Department of Revenue Administration

New Scientist

New York City Housing and Vacancy Survey

New York Independent System Operator

New-York Historical Society

New York Office of Mental Health

New York Post

New York Times


Next City

Niskanen Center

NJ Spotlight News

North American Electric Reliability Corporation

Northwestern University (Center on Media and Human Development)

Northwest Power and Conservation Council

Nuclear Energy Institute

Nutrition Today

Opportunity Insights

Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

Of Boys and Men by Richard Reeves

Office of Management and Budget

Office of the Director of National Intelligence

Open Heart

Opportunity Insights

Open the Books

Oregon Public Broadcasting

Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development

Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries

Our World in Data

Oxford Martin School


PBS NewsHour

PDK / Gallup Poll

PEN America

Pennsylvania Governor’s Office

Pennsylvania House of Representatives

People’s Daily

Per Square Mile

Peter G. Peterson Foundation

Pew Charitable Trusts

Pew Research Center

Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal and Economic Public Policy Studies

Physicians, Scientists, and Engineers for Healthy Energy

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

PLOS Biology

PLOS Medicine





Power Density: A Key to Understanding Energy Sources and Uses by Vaclav Smil

Power Density Primer

Poynter Institute

Presidential Studies Quarterly

Pricewaterhouse Coopers

Princeton University

Proceedings of the 2021 AAAI/ACM Conference on AI, Ethics, and Society

Proceedings of the National Academies of Science (PNAS)

Product Traceability Initiative

Property and Environment Research Center

Public Policy Institute of California


Ramsey Solutions

RAND Corporation

Reader's Digest



Refugee Council USA

Remote Sensing in Ecology and Conservation

Research in Social Stratification and Mobility


Review of Accounting Studies

Rhodium Group

Royal Society of New Zealand

Sacred Heart University

Safeguard Defenders


San Diego Regional Task Force on Homelessness

San Diego State University

San Francisco Chronicle

San Jose Mercury News

Sandia National Laboratories

Santa Fe New Mexican

Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Savannah CEO

Science (Journal)

Science Advances

Science of The Total Environment

Scientific American




Seattle Times

Seize the Daylight: The Curious and Contentious Story of Daylight Saving Time by David S. Prerau


Sierra, The Magazine of the Sierra Club


Sleep (Journal)

Small Arms Survey


Smithsonian Magazine

SNL Metals & Mining

Social Science Research Network (SSRN)

Southern Methodist University

Space News

Space Policy

Sports Illustrated

Stanford Center for Education Policy


Stanford Medicine

Stanford University


State Historical Society of Iowa


Study Finds

Tax Foundation

Tax Policy Center

Texas A&M Transportation Institute

Texas Demographic Center

Texas Railroad Commission

Texas Transportation Institute

The 74

The Alaska Almanac by Nancy Gates, Whitekeys

The American Consumer Institute

The Anxious Generation by Jonathan Haidt

The Atlantic

The Avalon Project at Yale Law School

The Box

The Campaign Finance Institute

The Commanding Heights: The Battle for the World Economy by Daniel Yergin and Joseph Stanislaw

The Cook Political Report

The Criminology of Place: Street Segments and Our Understanding of Crime by Sue-Ming Yang, Elizabeth R. Groff, and David Weisburd

The Cure in the Code: How 20th Century Law is Undermining 21st Century Medicine by Peter W. Huber

The Daily Beast

The Economist

The Encyclopedia of New Zealand

The Ends of the World by Peter Brannen

The Federalist Papers, No. 78 by Alexander Hamilton

The Federalist Papers, No. 1 by James Madison

The Female Brain by Louann Brizendine

The Food Industry Association

The Franklin Institute

The Future of Children (Princeton / Brookings)

The Guardian

The Hamilton Project

The Hollywood Reporter

The Independent

The Initiative on Global Markets, University of Chicago

The Journal of Politics

The Lancet

The Least Dangerous Branch: The Supreme Court at the Bar of Politics by Alexander M. Bickel

The Little Ice Age: How Climate Made History, 1300-1850 by Brian M. Fagan

The Myth of American Inequality: How Government Biases Policy Debate

The Neon Museum

The New Yorker

The Numbers

Theodore Roosevelt Center

The Planetary Society

The Planet Remade: How Geoengineering Could Change the World by Oliver Morton

The Policy Circle

The Psychology of Money: Timeless Lessons on Wealth, Greed, and Happiness by Morgan Housel

The Review of Economics and Statistics

The Space Review

The Telegraph

The Vacationer

The White House Historical Association

The World




Torres Strait Island Regional Council

Trading Economics

Transparency International

Travel + Leisure

Treatment Advocacy Center

U.S. Army Center of Military History

U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management

U.S. Bureau of Transportation Statistics

U.S. Census Bureau

U.S. Civil Service Commission, 1921

U.S. Congress

U.S. Congress, Joint Economic Committee

U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency

U.S. Department of Agriculture

U.S. Department of Commerce

U.S. Department of Defense

U.S. Department of Energy

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services

U.S. Department of Justice

U.S. Department of State

U.S. Department of the Interior

U.S. Department of the Treasury

U.S. Department of Transportation

U.S. Department of Transportation, Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration

U.S. Energy Information Administration

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

U.S. Food and Drug Administration

U.S. Forest Service

U.S. Geological Survey

U.S. Government Accountability Office

U.S. House of Representatives

U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness

U.S. Mint

U.S. National Archives

U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission

U.S. Secret Service

U.S. Senate

U.S. Senate Budget Committee

U.S. Senate Commerce Committee

U.S. Treasury

U.S. Geological Survey

United Nations

United Nations Conference on Trade and Development

United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs

United Nations Environment Programme

United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs

United Nations Refugee Agency

United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation

United States Drug Enforcement Administration

United States European Command

University of California, Academic Senate

University of California, Berkeley

University of Chicago Urban Labs

University of Chicago Press

University of Houston

University of Nottingham

University of Pennsylvania

University of San Francisco

University of Texas at Austin

Unsettled: What Climate Science Tells Us, What It Doesn’t, and Why It Matters

Urban Institute

Urban Reform Institute

USA Today

Vanderbilt University Medical Center


Vivid Maps

Voice of America


Wake Forest University

Wall Street Journal

Warriors and Citizens: American Views of Our Military by Kori Schake and James N. Mattis

Washington Post

Water Education Foundation

WBUR Boston

WCBV Boston

Weather and Forecasting

White House Council of Economic Advisers

White House Historical Association

White House Office of Management and Budget

Wilderness and Environmental Medicine

Wildland Fire Lessons Learned Center

Wilson Center, Mexico Institute


Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation

World Atlas

World Bank

World Bank Group

World Economic Forum

World Happiness Report

World Health Organization

World History Encyclopedia

World Nuclear Association

World Population Review

World Prison Brief

World Resources Institute

Wyoming Energy Authority

Yale Medicine

Yosemite Mariposa County Tourism Board


Zillow Research

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