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The Oxygen and the Spark: Addressing Continued Risks of U.S. Political Violence

The paradox of prevention: if you succeed, you get no credit, if you fail, you’re lambasted for not doing more. Another thing about prevention – as evidenced by the events at the capitol earlier this month – the work to prevent violence does not stop. In the lead up to President Biden’s inauguration yesterday, recognizing this imperative is more important than ever.