New America is dedicated to the renewal of American politics, prosperity, and purpose in the digital age through big ideas, technological innovation, next generation politics, and creative engagement with broad audiences.

A Multi-Generational Approach to Global Poverty Alleviation

New America
Asset Building

Join us on October 9 to hear from a panel of experts who will explore youth savings accounts as a tool for alleviating poverty in the development world. You can join the conversation online using #youthsave and #globaldev and by following @NewAmerica and @globalassetsna.

Upcoming Events

Innovating Women

EVENT September 30, 2014 9:30 am– 11:00 am

Tuesday September 30, 2014

9:30 am – 11:00 am

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

Women in technology are on the rise in both power and numbers, and now it's more important than ever to not lose that momentum and close the gender gap.

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Can We Imagine Our Way to a Better Future?

EVENT October 02, 2014 9:00 am– 3:15 pm

Thursday October 02, 2014

9:00 am – 3:15 pm

[u'Keck Center of the National Academies', u'500 Fifth Street, NW', u'Washington, DC 20001']

From the tales we tell about robots and drones, to the narratives on the cutting edge of neuroscience, to society’s view of its most intractable problems, we need to begin telling a new set of stories about ourselves and the future.

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Feminism at a Crossroad

EVENT October 02, 2014 6:30 pm– 8:15 pm

Thursday October 02, 2014

6:30 pm – 8:15 pm

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

Feminism is currently having a cultural moment. It is part of mainstream culture in a way that has not been seen before the popular influence of Sheryl Sandberg and Beyonce, to name a couple.

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Political Order and Political Decay

EVENT October 08, 2014 12:15 pm– 1:45 pm

Wednesday October 08, 2014

12:15 pm – 1:45 pm

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

The pursuit of a strong, accountable government is seen as a driver of history in Dr. Francis Fukuyama’s new book, Political Order and Political Decay, the second volume of his epic study of politics and the state after 2011’s The Origins of Political Order.

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All Books
in the news | September 26, 2014 | Fellows

The Simpsons Go To China

Hua Hsu

America will continue to be the world’s image factory, but this is an era of codependency. In order to function smoothly, Americans will have to look elsewhere for financing, audiences, and maybe even the token foreign heartthrob.