Direct Message

Candid, Personal, and To-The-Point Policy Analysis and Insights from New America's Millennial Fellows

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The Opportunities and Inequities of a Global Internet

A continent jumping journey leads towards deeper understanding of inequalities in global internet access.

The Opportunities and Inequities of a Global Internet

A continent jumping journey leads towards deeper understanding of inequalities in global internet access.


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The Challenges of Frontier Technologies

Taking a closer look at the challenges that come with the proliferation of frontier technologies


What You Need to Know about Sinclair’s Takeover of Local Broadcasting

A pending merger between two of the largest broadcasting companies in the United States is threatening competition in the marketplace.


Shifting Collective Values

Thanks to the hard work of advocates, English learners across California now have the opportunity to retain and embrace their home language.


Chicago's (Still) Divided Public Schools

Chicago Public Schools perpetuate a "triple segregation" via its selective enrollment high schools.


Contextualizing Competition Policy in an Ever Changing World

What are other policies that may be leveraged in conjunction with or in lieu of competition policy?


The Nexus of Community Needs and Public Policy

Communicating and collaborating with those affected by natural disasters are two of the most important aspects of energy policy making.


When Surviving is Not Enough

Seeking out the narratives of ordinary Americans currently living in poverty should not be so novel of an idea.


A Generational Take on the Politics of Precarity

Exploring the relationship between the myriad forms of precarity found amongst Millennials and its impact on political participation.


Meritocracy, the American Dream, and Other Fairy Tales

How the American Dream™ is used as an excuse to justify privilege and de-legitimize the struggles of vulnerable yet resilient communities.


Why We Want You to Slide into our DMs

While we live in a 140-character world, we know that greater engagement and deeper understanding are just a DM away.


Welcome to the DM

An introduction to the Direct Message—a new blog from New America's Millennials Initiative.