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Policy Innovations is always looking for contributors. If you have an idea and want to talk about it, or if you have an article you would love to see published, send us an email! You can find us at: We recommend you pitch the idea first by sending a short paragraph explaining it in detail. 

Published by Carnegie Council since 2006, Policy Innovations is an online magazine devoted to news and analysis examining local solutions to global challenges facing today's interconnected world. We invite commentary focusing on cities, education, environment, food, health, gender, and technology. Our goal is to grow a worldwide equality of voice by challenging conventional wisdom and common assumptions.  


Innovations: Articles on the ideas, people, technologies, behaviors, and organizations that are working to tackle world's biggest challenges. (max 1,500 words)

Commentary: Opinion essays. (max 1,500 words)

Briefings: Analysis, interviews, and book reviews by Policy Innovations staff and partners. (max 1,500 words)

Policy Library: Full-length academic and policy papers, event transcripts, and other related resources from the Policy Innovations network.

Audio/Video: Interviews with innovators as well as multimedia from our events.


Many of the articles on Policy Innovations are available under a Creative Commons License. This makes it easy for others to reproduce or republish our content in other media without worrying about strict copyright. Please read our full Creative Commons Usage Policy for details.

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