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What Would Lincoln Do?
Washington, D.C.

<p><em><strong>Alternative event location</strong></em> <em><strong>is First Congregational Church of Christ (945 G Street NW) if the govern

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Reinventing Mexico
Washington, D.C.

<p>In his first year in office, President Enrique Peña Nieto has unleashed a staggering series of reforms -- on education, labor relations,

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Command and Control: Nuclear Weapons, the Damascus Accident, and the Illusion of Safety
Washington, D.C.

<p class="p1">Since the dawn of the nuclear age, a dilemma has been left unresolved. How can we possess and deploy weapons of mass destructi

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The Smartest Kids in the World
Washington, D.C.

<p><img alt="" src="http://newamerica.net/sites/newamerica.net/files/events/SmartestKidsintheWorldRipley9.12.jpg" style="width: 200px; heigh

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Modern Family: Coupling and Uncoupling in America
Washington, D.C.

<p>As a society, America is in a moment of great transition regarding how we think about marriage and family life. Gay marriage is becoming

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Present Shock: When Everything Happens Now
Washington, D.C.

<p class="p1">People spent the twentieth century obsessed with the future and in pursuit of networks that could provide instantaneous connec

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Immigration Reform: Bipartisanship's Improbable Poster Child
Washington, D.C.

<p class="p1">Washington is broken, you may have heard, a victim of scorched-earth partisanship. Congress can't get anything done because it

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The Power Surge
Washington, D.C.

<div>For decades, politicians have been pledging to make America energy independent, and for decades, they have failed.</div><div>&nbsp;</di

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2012 (Veinte Doce): The Latino Election?
Washington, D.C.

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Twilight of the Elites
Washington, D.C.

<p>How do we define elites today? As Starbucks-drinking, NPR-listening snobs?</p><p>The true definition of an elite is a relatively small gr

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Kandahar: The Fighting Season
Washington, D.C.

<p>Over the past 20 years, documentary photographer Louie Palu has created photographs that examine the social and political landscape of ou

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Red Channel, Blue Channel: How Fox and MSNBC Are Transforming American Politics
Washington, D.C.

<p _mce_style="margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px;" style="margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; text-align: center;"><em>In collaboration w

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