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Edition 154

Hidden Staffers: Why Diversity in Government Matters

Without proper racial representation, our government risks harming the people it's supposed to serve.

Edition 154
Hidden Staffers: Why Diversity in Government Matters

Without proper racial representation, our government risks harming the people it's supposed to serve.

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Edition 153
Of George Washington, Donald Trump, and Civility

Anne-Marie Slaughter urges us to bring on vociferous debate, because words can and should be met with words, with often surprising results.

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Edition 152
America Has Never Not Had a Child Care Problem

The persistent view that child care is the primary responsibility of mothers has created a child care system with weak foundations.

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Edition 151
Beyond the "Peaceful" Protest

Treating peacefulness and respectability as measures of a protest's validity ensures that only certain voices will be heard.

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Edition 150
Let's Have an “Adult” Conversation on Encryption

Comey's stance on encryption technology does nothing to fix the challenges that it poses for law enforcement.

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Edition 149
To Attend or Not to Attend?

Whether or not we attend the inauguration, we must both respect the office of the presidency and fight the politics of the president.

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Edition 148
Obamacare has Benefits that Extend Beyond the Hospital—and into Housing

New research indicates that Obamacare recipients are considerably more likely to pay their rent on time.

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Edition 147
Be the Unexpected

The US has become all too predictable, making it easier for our adversaries to probe for weaknesses.

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Edition 146
Taking Democracy's Pulse

Recounts and vote audits don’t just serve to correct errors. They also help us evaluate the status of our electoral system.

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Edition 145
Introduction

Welcome to a special issue of the New America Weekly that examines the link between gender and security.

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Edition 144
NATO Retrenchment at Two Years: Not Working

Expansion—not retrenchment—is the more dynamic and flexible instrument for Euro-Atlantic security.

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Edition 143
Stop Beating up on Journalism. Let’s Revive It.

Local news is more important than ever. It's time to renew our commitment to it.

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