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New America NYC: The Bright Continent

April 24, 2014

Africa is transforming. It is transforming because of the innovative, creative people who have turned challenge into opportunity across the continent: people who are building multi-million dollar industries, developing essential health-care technologies, and fostering citizen activism, all utilizing local resources.

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New America NYC: How Are Contemporary Notions of Success Impacting the American Family?

April 21, 2014

A Broadly Speaking Event

Beginning in early childhood, Americans are imbued with the idea that to be successful is to be busy—very, very busy. And it’s no secret that, on an individual level, our national culture of competitive overwork has many of us increasingly overwhelmed.

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The Weekly Wonk: Facebook Drones & Vacation Starvation

April 10, 2014

Today, we put our information into the "cloud." Soon, we may get our Internet from real clouds. Facebook and Google make Internet connectivity ubiquitous by streaming it from hot air balloons and drones. Of course, it's not that easy.

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The Weekly Wonk: The Other Africa & Afghanistan's Big Vote

April 3, 2014

When it comes to development policy in Africa, we've been looking for solutions to the continent's biggest problems in all the wrong places. We also look at what we can expect before and after the presidential election in Afghanistan.

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New America NYC: The Best Place on Earth

April 1, 2014

Israeli contemporary literature has undergone a shift over the last decade. For decades its international reputation was dominated by men who were representative of Israel’s establishment, which was mostly of European descent — like Amos Oz and David Grossman.

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New America NYC: Overwhelmed

March 24, 2014

Americans are very busy. In fact, busyness is often a point of pride. As a nation, vacation days are rarely available and often remain unused even by those who have them. Expanding workloads and family responsibilities have virtually driven leisure and play from our schedules as everyone rushes from one task to the other.

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