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Unusually Cruel and Inefficiently Just: A Conversation about Punishment in the U.S.
Washington, D.C.

Join Marcia Chatelain, Dwayne Betts, and Marc Howard to examine what prisons can and cannot do and the ways they fail to rehabilitate.

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The Final Year
New York, NY

A new film gets an unprecedented look at the Obama administration's foreign policy agenda through the eyes of its top staffers.

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A Lens on the Afghan War
Washington, D.C.

Join us as we engage in a conversation with Finbarr O’Reilly and Louie Palu to discuss the experience of wartime photography.

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FUTURE OF WAR
The Final Year
Washington, D.C.

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When the Waters Come, Will Our Cities Survive?
New York, NY

Intense natural disasters—including the recent Hurricanes Harvey and Maria—make it hard to ignore the rapid changes in our climate.

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As the Waters Come, Will Our Politics Rise to the Challenge?
Washington, D.C.

Will international efforts be able to save us from an impending “water world”?

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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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SOCIAL CINEMA @ NEW AMERICA
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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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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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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A Moonless, Starless Sky
New York, NY

A new book examines conflicts in four African countries through the stories of the survivors—and resisters—of extremism.

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I Was Told to Come Alone: My Journey Behind the Lines of Jihad
Washington, D.C.

New America hosts Souad Mekhennet to discuss her journey behind jihadi lines.

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