Direct Message

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

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When Surviving is Not Enough

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

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.


New DHS Social Media Retention Practices Threaten Privacy, Freedom of Expression

A new notice allows the DHS to collect and store social media information and search results of non-U.S. persons in the United States.


PARTICIPATORY DEMOCRACY PROJECT
Building Communities, Building Capacity: Deliberation as Innovation in Civic Engagement

EARLY & ELEMENTARY EDUCATION and DUAL LANGUAGE LEARNERS
Rethinking the Word Gap

A new study finds word gap acceptance among teachers has consequences for low-income Latinx students.


Keeping the Internet Free and Open: SESTA Will Gut Protection for the Web as We Know It

Amending Section 230 of the CDA will have a profound and negative impact on free speech and information access in the digital world.


DUAL LANGUAGE LEARNERS
DACAmented Teacher on DACA: ‘The Fight Continues’

President Trump has called to rescind DACA, forcing Congress to decide the fate of 800,000 young people, including DACAmented teachers.