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CYBERSECURITY INITIATIVE
Digital China: What Are China’s Leaders & Scholars Saying About Their Plans for Cyberspace?
Washington, D.C.

China has becoming increasingly secretive about their plans for cybersecurity and the Chinese economy. Just what are their plans?

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CYBERSECURITY INITIATIVE
Old Laws and New Technology: How Can We Keep Up?
Washington, D.C.

Join New America and the American Bar Association in a conversation about the changing role of legal frameworks in cybersecurity and beyond.

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INTERNATIONAL SECURITY
The Trade: My Journey Into The Labyrinth of Political Kidnapping
Washington, D.C.

Join New America in welcoming Jere Van Dyk as he recounts his experience as a hostage for 45 days in Afghanistan

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NEW AMERICA NYC
Strong Island
New York, NY

Segregation draws a line around not just your neighborhood, but your life.

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NEW AMERICA CA
What Is the Future of Work?
San Francisco, CA

Co-hosted by SPUR and New America CA featuring speakers from Bloomberg, OpenAI, and more, this event will explore the future of work.

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FELLOWS and INTERNATIONAL REPORTING PROJECT
Resisting Extremism in Africa: Ordinary Lives, Extraordinary Acts
Washington, D.C.

Join author Alexis Okeowo, a New America & IRP Fellow, for a talk on her recent book about ordinary people's extraordinary feats.

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NEW AMERICA NYC
Human Flow
New York, NY

World-renowned artist, activist, and icon Ai Weiwei joins us for a screening of his sweeping new film on the global refugee crisis.

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FAMILY-CENTERED SOCIAL POLICY and NEW AMERICA NYC
The Color of Money
New York, NY

In 1863, the black community owned less than one percent of total U.S. wealth. Today, that number has barely budged.

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FELLOWS and NEW AMERICA NYC
Hondros: A Screening
East Hampton, NY

Join New America at the Hamptons International Film Festival for a special screening of Hondros.

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FELLOWS and FUTURE TENSE
Is Big Tech An Existential Threat?
Washington, D.C.

Future Tense and the New America Fellows Program host Franklin Foer to discuss the role big tech companies play in our lives.

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BETTER LIFE LAB and NEW AMERICA NYC
Beyond Life Hacks
New York, NY

It’s time we move beyond the usual recommendations for work-life balance and highlight the big changes we need.

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FELLOWS, FUTURE TENSE and NEW AMERICA NYC
Is Big Tech an Existential Threat?
Brooklyn, NY

A new book by Franklin Foer argues there has been a quiet revolution in terms of who controls knowledge and information.

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