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INTERNATIONAL SECURITY
The Fuzzy and the Techie: Humanizing Technology to Address Our Gravest Problems
Washington, D.C.

Why the liberal arts will rule the digital world

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BETTER LIFE LAB and POLITICAL REFORM
Breaking Up the Boys Club
Washington, D.C.

An interactive discussion about the disconnect between how advocates and social science researchers think about gender differentiation.

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FUTURE TENSE
America's Longest War, Against Cancer
Washington, D.C.

Join Future Tense in Washington, D.C., as we gather the experts who are reassessing how we understand, prevent, and treat cancer.

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NEW AMERICA NYC
Unwarranted: A Conversation on Policing
New York, NY

Join Barry Friedman, Sherrilyn Ifill, and Trymaine Lee for a conversation on how we can better police the police.

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POLITICAL REFORM
The Givers: Wealth, Power, and Philanthropy in a New Gilded Age
Washington, D.C.

An investigation of a power shift in American society that has implications for us all.

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NEW AMERICA NYC
The Age of Responsibility
New York, NY

In the postwar years, if people were hungry, it was the state’s job to feed them. Today, that idea of welfare is barely recognizable.

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OPEN MARKETS
Have Internet Giants Taken Over Creative Culture?
Washington, D.C.

A closer look at the monopolies that control the economic success of the journalism, music, video, and book industries.

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FAMILY-CENTERED SOCIAL POLICY
Toxic Inequality: Race, Mobility, Wealth and Politics in Today’s America
Washington, D.C.

A conversation on the racial wealth divide, public policy, and politics that continue to deepen our financial, racial, and social divides.

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NEW AMERICA NYC
Move Fast and Break Things
New York, NY

As a shrinking group of companies become the source of news and entertainment, their status as cultural arbiters continues to grow.

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FAMILY-CENTERED SOCIAL POLICY and POLITICAL REFORM
The Age of Responsibility
Washington, D.C.

A happy hour conversation about the meaning—and indeed the promise—of responsibility.

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OPEN TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE
The Future of Broadband Privacy and the Open Internet—Who Will Protect Consumers?
Washington, D.C.

Join us as we welcome Federal Trade Commissioner Terrell McSweeny to discuss the future of broadband privacy

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INTERNATIONAL SECURITY
Escalating Tensions in the South China Sea: Will Indonesia Fight Back?
Washington, D.C.

New America Fellow Patrik Meyer explores sovereignty in the South China Sea

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