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BETTER LIFE LAB
What Is The Real State of the Union? Panel Two
Washington, D.C.

<p>New America Foundation fellows and staff discuss policy problems plaguing our nation and recommend prescriptions to deal with the problem

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OPEN TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE
The Future of Wireless: Broadband Networking on Unlicensed Spectrum
Washington, D.C.

<p>The traditional approach to bridging the broadband "last mile" requires huge investments by incumbent carriers. Laying fiber lines to mi

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OPEN TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE
Open Access
Washington, D.C.

<p> In March the FCC classified cable modem Internet service as an "interstate information service," thereby exempting cable broadband from

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ASSET BUILDING
Ten Years of Asset Building
Washington, D.C.

<p>The Asset Building Program of the New America Foundation is pleased to host its first "Assets Roundtable" featuring authors of both the f

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ASSET BUILDING
The 'Assets Paradigm'
Washington, D.C.

<p>Please join us as Ray Boshara discusses the promise, prospects, and limits of the "assets paradigm" to combat poverty and inequality in t

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FELLOWS
Bono's and Paul's Big Adventure
Washington, D.C.

<p>Pop-star Bono and Secretary of the Treasury Paul O'Neill have just returned from their fact-finding trip to Africa to determine whether f

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OPEN TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE
Senator John McCain on Free Air Time
Washington, D.C.

<p> Senator John McCain will outline a new bill that would provide vouchers for political candidates to buy time on the nation's broadcast m

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FELLOWS
Environmentalism for Sale
Washington, D.C.

<p>Please join us as Ricardo Bayon and John Shilling explore innovative ways to convert sustainability into a valued service in the marketpl

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OPEN TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE
The Other Parent: The Inside Story of the Media's Effect on Our Children
Washington, D.C.

<p>In <em>The Other Parent: The Inside Story of the Media's Effect on Our Children</em>, James Steyer explains that as media companies have

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OPEN TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE
Protecting the Information Commons:
Washington, D.C.

<p>Sweeping changes triggered by digital technologies have raised questions about how to understand the public interest in copyright law and

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OPEN TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE
Silent Theft: The Private Plunder of Our Common Wealth
Washington, D.C.

<p>In <em>Silent Theft</em> -- a new book by New America's Public Assets Program -- David Bollier describes America's vast "common wealth" a

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OPEN TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE
A Digital Opportunity Trust:
Washington, D.C.

<p>Because the airwaves are owned equally by all Americans, revenue from spectrum auctions and fees could be earmarked for reinvestment in n

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