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GLOBAL GENDER PARITY INITIATIVE and BROADLY SPEAKING
When Girls Live as Boys

In what the UN calls the most dangerous country to be a woman, some bacha posh resist efforts to rescind their male prerogatives.


Will Amazon Lead Us to the Golden Age of Books

We've been saying that Amazon has revolutionized books ever since the company first enabled us to order a book late at night in our pj's...


SOCIAL CINEMA @ NEW AMERICA
The E-Team

Following a screening of The E-Team, we discuss global human rights crises and the fearless spirits of those bringing them to justice.


The Pill Podcast: Oral Contraception and the Future of Reproductive Rights

Nearly fifty years after Margaret Sanger’s death, the safe and effective birth control pill she fought for has transformed lives of women.


LEADERSHIP, INNOVATION, AND IDEAS
In Conversation with Fred and Joanne Wilson

Anne-Marie Slaughter sits down with Fred and Joanne Wilson to discuss the future of investment and philanthropy.


BROADLY SPEAKING
Feminism at a Crossroad

We take stock of the state of feminism in this moment and debate its future — where it is going and how can it be harnessed.


Fleeing War and Finding Family

We preview a new book by Sarah Wildman on family identity, myth, and memory.


The Teacher Wars

Who should teach? What should be taught? Who should be held accountable for how our children learn?


The Next Economic Disaster Podcast

Currently, American consumers owe over $11.5 trillion in debt. Are we on the cusp of another economic crisis?


Just in Time Podcast

For white-collar workers, jobs that promise flexible hours may be highly sought after.


Israel, Gaza, and Monitoring Human Rights

Monitoring human rights during wartime is a particularly daunting challenge, especially when greeted with a hostile audience.


Recap: Rich Hill

Rich Hill, Missouri, a once thriving coal town home to 1,400 people, is mined out. Here's its story.