Event Archives: 2005

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NYC: The Next Economic Disaster

Wednesday, August 27, 2014 - 6:30pm

NYC: Hot Child in the City

Thursday, August 21, 2014 - 6:30pm

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Iraq: What is Happening?

Thursday, August 14, 2014 - 12:15pm
Two-and-a-half years after the United States withdrew from Iraq, President Obama has ordered air strikes against Sunni militants in the country without giving any sort of timetable on how long the United States will remain involved.  The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) have taken over major cities in the north, Iraqi army officers have abandoned their posts, and people are fleeing the region by the hundreds of thousands.

NYC: Silenced

Wednesday, August 13, 2014 - 6:30pm


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NYC: Rich Hill

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 6:30pm


NYC: Leftover Women

Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 6:30pm

After the 1949 revolution in China, Chairman Mao famously proclaimed that “women hold up half the sky.” But in 2007, the Chinese government added to its official lexicon the term shengnü, “leftover women,” who are unmarried, professional women older than 27 years old.

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A Chinaman's Chance

Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 12:15pm
China’s growing dominance as a world power raises a litany of questions for Chinese Americans. In his provocative book, A China Man’s Chance: One Family’s Journey and the Chinese American Dream, Eric Liu, once a speechwriter for President Bill Clinton, effortlessly connects his personal experience to larger historical and cultural trends. His work portrays the search of “ABC”s, American-born Chinese, for their place between immigrant parents and their own children, pinpointing the value and impact of both blended cultures.
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The Next Economic Disaster

Monday, July 21, 2014 - 5:00pm
Traditionally, economic crises have fueled debates focused primarily on the role that public debt and debt-fueled public spending play in economic growth.

New America NYC: The Internet's Own Boy

Thursday, July 17, 2014 - 6:30pm


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New America NYC: Ethical Eating

Wednesday, July 16, 2014 - 6:30pm

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