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Upcoming Events

Modern War in Theory and Practice

EVENT October 27, 2014 1:15 pm– 2:45 pm

Monday October 27, 2014

1:15 pm – 2:45 pm

Knife Fights: A Memoir of Modern War in Theory and Practice, by Dr. John Nagl, a retired Lieutenant Colonel in the U.S. Army and a former president of the Center for a New American Security, is a profound education in 21st Century warfare – its theory, its practice, and the often-tortured relationship between the two.

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Islamophobia, Extremism, and the Domestic War on Terror

EVENT October 28, 2014 12:15 pm– 1:45 pm

Tuesday October 28, 2014

12:15 pm – 1:45 pm

In The Muslims Are Coming!: Islamophobia, Extremism, and the Domestic War on Terror, Arun Kundnani notes that the new front in the War on Terror is the "homegrown enemy," domestic terrorists who have become the focus of sprawling counterterrorism structures in the United States and across Europe.

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The Battle for Yasuni

EVENT October 29, 2014 9:30 am– 11:00 am

Wednesday October 29, 2014

9:30 am – 11:00 am

[u'New America', u'1899 L Street NW Suite 400', u'Washington, DC 20036']

Yasuni, a national park situated at the core of the Ecuadorian Amazon, happens to sit atop another of the nation’s vital natural resources: a fortune of untapped oil reserves. Thus the lush rainforest has become a battleground pinning human rights activists, environmentalists, and community groups against multinational oil corporations and a government that says it has the right to harvest its own natural resources to lift its people out of poverty.

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Will Amazon Lead Us to the Golden Age of Books?

EVENT October 29, 2014 6:30 pm– 8:15 pm

Wednesday October 29, 2014

6:30 pm – 8:15 pm

[u'New America NYC', u'199 Lafayette Street Suite 3B', u'New York, NY 10012']

Join New America NYC and a panel of diverse stakeholders -- an author, publisher, bookstore owner, and digital journalism expert -- for a conversation on the impact of technology in the buying, selling, and reading of the books of the future.

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All Books
podcast | October 23, 2014 | New America NYC

The E-Team Podcast

In collaboration with the Human Rights Institute, Columbia Law School

New America

This was recorded following a screening of E-TEAM, a documentary directed by Academy Award® Winner Ross Kauffman and Emmy Award® Nominee Katy Chevigny. The film follows the high-stakes work of four fiercely intrepid human rights investigators who are the first on the ground in countries like Syria and Libya to record and expose human rights violations in the midst of devastating wars.

article | October 23, 2014
The Parent Trap

The Parent Trap

Nanette Fondas

New data on workplace flexibility shows that men and women are in the same boat when it comes to balancing jobs and family.