Franklin Foer

Franklin Foer was a New America fellow. He worked on a book about the threat that big technology companies pose to the future of thinking. Previously, Foer was the editor of the New Republic magazine. He has been a staff writer at Slate and New York. His book, How Soccer Explains the World, An Unlikely Theory of Globalization, has been translated into 27 languages. Sports Illustrated named it one of the most important books of the decade.

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FELLOWS and FUTURE TENSE
Is Big Tech An Existential Threat?

Future Tense and the New America Fellows Program host Franklin Foer to discuss the role big tech companies play in our lives.


FELLOWS, FUTURE TENSE and NEW AMERICA NYC
Is Big Tech an Existential Threat?

A new book by Franklin Foer argues there has been a quiet revolution in terms of who controls knowledge and information.


FELLOWS
World Without Mind

Franklin Foer reveals the existential threat posed by big tech, and in his brilliant polemic gives us the toolkit to fight their pervasive i


FELLOWS and NEW AMERICA
Franklin Foer: Is Jeb Bush rising?

George W. Bush never really suffered for his sins. But his kid brother sure has.


OPEN MARKETS and NEW AMERICA
Amazon’s Book Monopoly

Join New America’s Open Markets program for a discussion of Amazon’s book monopoly, and what it means for American readers and democracy.