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The United States, Mexico, and Canada have a shared destiny, say Andres Martinez and Daniel Kurtz-Phelan. In the latest in New America’s Big Ideas series on CNN.com, they explain why a North American passport may be our ticket to the future.

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The Caring Economy

EVENT January 26, 2015 6:30 pm– 8:15 pm

Monday January 26, 2015

6:30 pm – 8:15 pm


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

What might be done to help working Americans better accommodate the demands of the home, and to ensure that the practical and emotional needs of our children and older adults are being met? What does it mean to live, work, and age with dignity in America today?

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88 Days to Kandahar

EVENT January 28, 2015 6:30 pm– 8:15 pm

Wednesday January 28, 2015

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 for a conversation with Robert Grenier, author of 88 Days to Kandahar, and former Pakistan Ambassador to the US Husain Haqqani as they look back at the complexities of Middle East politics and contemporary war and what it means for the future of counterterrorism and diplomacy efforts around the world.

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Where's Your Daddy?

EVENT January 28, 2015 12:15 pm– 3:00 pm

Wednesday January 28, 2015

12:15 pm – 3:00 pm


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

Why should we worry about the lack of paternity leave policies around the world? And how do we bridge the gap between progressive policy and slowly changing global culture that too often continues to malign the man who takes leave?

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A Path Appears

EVENT January 29, 2015 6:30 pm– 8:30 pm

Thursday January 29, 2015

6:30 pm – 8:30 pm


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

Join New America NYC for a conversation with Robert Grenier, author of 88 Days to Kandahar, and former Pakistan Ambassador to the US Husain Haqqani as they look back at the complexities of Middle East politics and contemporary war and what it means for the future of counterterrorism and diplomacy efforts around the world.

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Why We Need a North American Passport

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The United States, Mexico, and Canada have a shared destiny, say Andres Martinez and Daniel Kurtz-Phelan. In the latest in New America’s Big Ideas series on CNN.com, they explain why a North American passport may be our ticket to the future.

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in the news | January 23, 2015 | Fellows

Re-Assessing LBJ

Princeton University professor Julian Zelizer is the author of The Fierce Urgency of Now: Lyndon Johnson, Congress and the Battle for the Great Society. We speak with the presidential scholar about Johnson's legacy.

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in the news | January 23, 2015 | Future of War

In 2015, the 'Future' Approaches

Peter Warren Singer

Flying cars and hovercrafts are possible, though concept cars designed in recent years for limited flight are “not that economical or realistic in the world we've created so far,” says Peter Singer, a futurist and senior fellow at the New America Foundation think tank.

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