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Can a Picture Change the Rhetoric on Refugees?

By Warda Shazadi Meighen

Sept. 10, 2015

The global discourse about asylum-seeking Syrian migrants is at odds with the reality of the refugee crisis, says Warda Shazadi Meighen.

Can a Picture Change the Rhetoric on Refugees?

The global discourse about asylum-seeking Syrian migrants is at odds with the reality of the refugee crisis, says Warda Shazadi Meighen.


The Cost of Fear-Based Policy

Most acts of terror within the United States are carried out by right-wing domestic extremist groups. But that isn’t how Americans imagine t


Why It Could Be Challenging to Sanction Chinese Companies for Cybercrimes

The Treasury Department may be gearing up to sanction Chinese entities over their involvement with the cybertheft of U.S. trade secrets. But


The Iran Deal Will Pass—Now What?

Obama has enough votes to get his historic deal through the Senate. In four questions, Tehran native Negar Mortazavi wonders what happens ne


Welcome to the 2016 Class of New America Fellows

Find out more about the New America’s newest fellows.


The Next Generation of Student Debt

College students now expect to take on more student loan debt than they think is reasonable. Rachel Fishman offers a master class on why stu


Punishment Wins Over Prevention in Brazil

Brazil's Congress is considering a measure to lower the age of criminal responsibility from 18 to 16. Promundo's Gary Barker outlines how th


A Different Kind of AP History

Associated Press Corporate Archives Director Valerie S. Komor outlines how the Mexican-American War gave birth to a news-gathering instituti