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The Weekly Wonk: The World’s Most Deceptive Numbers

February 20, 2014

Unlike a classic Hitchcock film, our 1950s-era measurements for progress haven't aged well. Numbers like GDP, consumer price index and the jobless rate “obscure more than they illuminate,” economist Zachary Karabell tells Slaughter, exploring the argument in his new book, The Leading Indicators.


New America NYC: Failing Well

February 18, 2014

First-time entrepreneurs, small start-ups and new products often flop before they flourish. And most of us have failed – at least once – in our personal or professional lives. But what determines if we will eventually bounce back?


The Weekly Wonk: Of Monopolies and Men

February 13, 2014

It's official: After a five-year legal battle, Europe has ruled that Google is not being evil– or at least not entirely – when it comes to the search giant's treatment of competitors overseas. But what does this major antitrust decision tell us about why global policymakers are so eager to dismantle monopolies?


New America NYC: The Loudest Voice in the Room

February 10, 2014

In "The Loudest Voice in the Room," New America fellow Gabriel Sherman explores Roger Ailes’ unparalleled ability to alter public option and influence the national agenda.


New America NYC: The Second Machine Age

February 7, 2014

As technology continues to change our world, professions of all kinds will be altered or upended and societies will be forced to adapt. How can we best prepare for the rapidly transforming future of the American workforce? What policies will help us make sense of a radically different economic and technological landscape?


The Weekly Wonk: Facebook's Birthday and Terrorism at Sochi

February 6, 2014
Happy 10th birthday, Facebook! In this podcast, co-founder Chris Hughes joins us in discussion of the world's largest social network's early days.

The Weekly Wonk: State of the Union, Remixed

January 30, 2014
Wondering what to make of President Obama's 2014 State of the Union? Listen to our new SOTU track, a mashup of the president’s sound bites and policy analyst reactions to his biggest lines. You'll hear the voices of Lisa Guernsey, Director of the Early Education Initiative; Lina Khan, Policy Analyst with the Markets, Enterprise and Resiliency Initiative; Justin King, Policy Director for the Asset Building Program; Alex Holt, Program Associate for the Education Policy Program; and Bailey Cahall, Policy Analyst for the National Security Program.

New America NYC: Fragile States in the Information Age

January 24, 2014
Media and technology have revolutionized our daily lives, giving more people greater access to information and knowledge. Technology and social media connect nations and citizens around the world, providing them with a platform to voice opinions, share ideas, and challenge injustice. The democratizing nature of media does not stop with prosperous and peaceful nations: the information age is also enabling democratic inclusion in post-conflict states and nations in crisis.

The Weekly Wonk: Interpreting Iran and the Inequality Playbook

January 23, 2014
Jake Sullivan, Vice President Joe Biden’s national security adviser and a key engineer of the Iranian interim nuclear deal, spotlights the most overlooked lever for changing policy in Iran– and the administration’s long-term strategy. Asset Building Program Director Reid Cramer and New America Fellow Jason DeParle tell us what's missing from the inequality debate, and point to policies that can narrow the divide.

New America NYC: Leadership, Innovation and Ideas Series Featuring Steve Rattner

January 22, 2014
Steve Rattner, former New York Times chief Washington correspondent, advisor to the United States Secretary of Treasury, and current board member of New America, joins New America President and CEO Anne-Marie Slaughter in the fourth installment of our Leadership, Innovation and Ideas Series to discuss American economic inequality. View the presentation here.
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