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Don’t Dismiss Poverty’s Role in Terrorism Quite Yet

Poverty has more of a role in terrorism than some experts may believe.

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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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in the news | January 30, 2015 | Fellows

Romney not running in 2016, a decision that could help Christie

"Both men are competing for to be the Republican-in-a-blue-state candidate who can appeal to a broad coalition and who is most concerned with fiscal, budgetary, and union issues rather than social or cultural questions," Zelizer said. "Not having Romney as part of the mix helps Christie claim this role and will bring some more campaign contributors back to his table."

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podcast | January 30, 2015 | Education Policy

Tax Credit Bonanza

Higher Ed Happy Hour

New America

On the second Higher Ed Happy Hour, Kevin, Libby, and Andrew sample some Irish whisky, dive into the merits of President Obama's higher education tax credit agenda, veer into the great student loan repayment debate, and finish with a discussion of why everyone hates Bill Belichik and whether DeflateGate should really be known as Ballghazi.

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in the news | January 30, 2015 | Open Technology Institute

AWS-3 Auction Closes With Record $44.9B in Bids; Wheeler Still Eyeing Early 2016 Incentive Auction

“We disagree that the AWS-3 auction outcome is a trend to celebrate,” he said. “The US Government sucking $45 billion in capital out of the wireless industry is a tragedy, not a victory. It will raise prices for consumers and encourage Congress to use this vital public resource as a short-term budget fix.

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in the news | January 30, 2015 | Fellows

Please don't let 'Selma' become a political football

Let's hope that those who seek to turn this debate about "Selma" into accusation and slander, such as dismissing all criticism about the treatment of LBJ as a smear campaign or those who brush off the entire value of the film because of this depiction, take a step back from the table, leaving space for those who want a serious and legitimate discussion. Movies and television shows have often been effective at triggering robust conversations about politics for a broader public.

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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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