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Baby's First Discrimination

Having a baby shouldn't put Americans at risk of discrimination by employers, says Latifa Lyles of the Department of Labor.

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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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Interrogation in the 21st Century

EVENT January 29, 2015 12:15 pm– 1:45 pm

Thursday January 29, 2015

12:15 pm – 1:45 pm


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

Ever since reports of abusive tactics surfaced in the early 2000s, the efficacy of interrogation methods used by the U.S. military and intelligence services has been an issue of contention. Over the past 15 years, the debate has focused largely on whether or not abusive tactics were necessary to elicit intelligence.

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Driving Innovation

EVENT February 02, 2015 12:15 pm– 1:45 pm

Monday February 02, 2015

12:15 pm – 1:45 pm


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

Join New America for a conversation with Levi Tillemann, author of The Great Race: The Global Quest for the Car of the Future, and Daniel Yergin, author of The Quest and The Prize, about the century-long battle between automakers and the contest to build the car of the future.

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Where are the Women in Foreign Policy

EVENT February 02, 2015 6:30 pm– 8:15 pm

Monday February 02, 2015

6:30 pm – 8:15 pm


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

ver the past year, much ink has been spilled on how women need to speak up and lean in -- on how they need to be represented more and better in foreign policy institutions and in the media.

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article | January 29, 2015
Are GOP Women Pro-Voice?

Are GOP Women Pro-Voice?

Greeshma Somashekar

We need to restructure the abortion debate to reflect the lived experience of women and a pluralistic, rather than a partisan, approach to policy.

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in the news | January 29, 2015 | Future of War

Next Generation of Chinese Space Vehicles Begins Its Long March (By Standing Up)

Peter Warren Singer

On the tropical island Hainan, Wenchang Satellite Launch Center got its very first heavy rocket. The Long March 7 (LM-7), built by the China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation (CASTC), will likely not launch until 2016, but Chinese engineers have assembled it on the launch pad's mobile service structure in order to test its systems for preflight and integration quality assurance.

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article | January 29, 2015 | Open Technology Institute

Message to Congress: How not to kill the Internet when fighting terror

MacKinnon testifies before the House Foreign Affairs’ Subcommittee on Terrorism, Nonproliferation, and Trade

This week, I testified at a hearing titled The Evolution of Terrorist Propaganda: The Paris Attack and Social Media convened by the House Foreign Affairs Committee’s Subcommittee on Terrorism, Nonproliferation, and Trade. My remarks focused on how not to destroy Internet users’ right to freedom of expression and privacy ...

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