Edition 149

To Attend or Not to Attend?

By Anne-Marie Slaughter

Jan. 19, 2017

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

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.


Cybersecurity Prospects for a New Administration: The Experts Weigh In

Some of New America's cybersecurity experts weigh in on the policies they'd like to see the incoming administration enact.


Does Student Data Work for all Students?

When we collect inconsistent data about students' identities, we further exclude those we can least afford to ignore.


Is Betsy DeVos a Mainstream Candidate for Secretary of Education?

Devos' lack of experience in education certainly puts her outside the norm.


Protect the Free and Open Internet

New America's Open Technology Institute proposes four steps that the incoming administration should take to preserve global digital culture.


Willfully Blind

The GOP’s stance on for-profit higher education resembles the one it has taken on climate change—a refusal to accept the facts.


The Dismal State of Child Care

Affordable, quality child care is out of reach for many families in the United States—and when it isn't it's debilitating to pay for.


California Stops Refusing Extra Welfare to Moms Who Have More Children

The state lifted their welfare cap—an arcane and ineffective piece of legislature aimed to encourage family planning.