Edition 167

ICYMI: Renew America

By Brandon Tensley

May 25, 2017

A glimpse of what you missed at New America's 2017 annual conference.

ICYMI: Renew America

A glimpse of what you missed at New America's 2017 annual conference.


You Sure You Know What an American Is?

Holding national citizenship is only part of the equation.


Civic Tech for Good

How can technology be retooled to serve the public interest?


Mind the Populist Gap

Moving away from the politics of division will require providing people with the tools to see how intertwined their fates really are.


Civic Resilience Beyond the Beltway

The very act of planning for a specific kind of disaster builds the capacity of a city to respond to any sort of crisis.


The Persistence of the Blame Game

Despite its spuriousness, the rhetoric around the politics of responsibility is pervasive throughout policy discourse—and only sustains a pe


Donald Trump's Budget Is a Whirlwind of Head-spinning Cuts—New America Can Put It in Perspective

From austerity to math mistakes, let our experts guide you through the minefield of proposed cuts


How Fear Fogs Our Present-Day Political Discourse

A recent conversation between Anne-Marie Slaughter and Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie parsed the nature of discourse in our fear-inflected moment.