New America in the News: 2009

New America staff and fellows appear regularly on radio and television, and are frequently quoted in media outlets of all types. A selection of that coverage is available below.

CRFB/Peterson-Pew Commission | Federal News Radio

December 14, 2009

Maya MacGuineas interviews with Federal News Radio. ... Original Article

Student Loan Default Data Highlights For-Profits | The Associated Press

December 14, 2009

Michael Dannenberg, senior fellow at the New America Foundation, said the school-level data searchable at http://fsadatacenter.ed.gov give students ...

Students of For-profit Colleges More Likely to Default on Loans | Associated Press

December 14, 2009

Michael Dannenberg, senior fellow at the New America Foundation, said the school-level data (searchable at http://fsadatacenter.ed.gov) give students potentially valuable information to consider when considering college. ... Original Article

Obama's Christian Realism | New York Times

December 14, 2009

Peter Beinart wrote a book called “The Good Fight,” giving the tendency modern content. But after Vietnam, most liberals moved on. ...

Study: 1 in 5 Default on Student Loans | TIME

December 14, 2009

Michael Dannenberg, senior fellow at the New America Foundation, said the school-level data searchable at http://fsadatacenter.ed.gov give students ...

Students of For-Profit Colleges More Likely to Default on Loans | Washington Post

December 13, 2009

Michael Dannenberg, senior fellow at the New America Foundation, said the school-level data (searchable at http://fsadatacenter.ed.gov) give students ...

New America Poll | GPS with Fareed Zakaria (CNN)

December 13, 2009
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California's Next Governor | LA Talk Radio

December 12, 2009

Joe Mathews on LA Talk Radio’s Off the Presses with Brendan Huffman. ... Original Article

Pell Costs Explode | Inside Higher Ed

December 11, 2009

But as some higher education analysts point out, the vast expansion of the Pell program is unlikely to be a temporary phenomenon. Jason Delisle, who directs ...

Pell Costs Explode | Inside Higher Education

December 11, 2009

Jason Delisle, who directs the federal education budget project at the New America Foundation, wrote on the foundation's Higher Ed Watch blog Thursday that with the planned expansion of Pell Grants in the student loan reform bill, Congress and the administration are not just facing a $32 billion price tag for Pell in 2011 (double 2008's $15 billion); they are looking at spending $30 billion a year permanently starting in 2012. ... Original Article

The Five Biggest Myths About Health Reform | MarketWatch

December 11, 2009

Len Nichols, health economist and director of the health policy program at the New America Foundation, agreed. "Government-run health care would be if the ...

Drone Aircraft in a Stepped-up War in Afghanistan and Pakistan

December 11, 2009
There were 43 such attacks between January and October 2009, according to a New America Foundation report. The report draws on what it deems to be credible local and national media stories about the attacks. That compares with a total of 34 in all of 2008, President Bush’s last full year in office. ... Original Article

Obama Gains Popularity in Poll of Israelis | Boston Globe

December 11, 2009

President Obama is not as unpopular in Israel as has been previously reported, according to a new poll released yesterday by the New America Foundation, a Washington-based think tank. ... Original Article

New Poll | Haaretz

December 10, 2009

The Washington-based New America Foundation found that 41 percent of Israelis had a favorable rating of Obama against 37 percent who rated him unfavorably. Despite this, 55 percent of Israelis polled said they thought Obama did not support Israel against 42 percent who said he did. ... Original Article

U.S. to Use Missile-firing Drones to Supply Troops in Afghanistan

December 10, 2009

According to an analysis of public reports by the New America Foundation, a Washington-based think-tank, 82 US drone attack in Pakistan since 2006 have killed between 750 and 1,000 – though up to 320 of those were civilians. ... Original Aritcle

The Five Biggest Myths About Health Reform | Market Watch

December 10, 2009

Len Nichols, health economist and director of the health policy program at the New America Foundation, agreed. "Government-run health care would be if the government employed the providers and they were all paid a salary and you had no choice but to be treated by them." ... Original Article

Forty-one Percent of Israelis like Obama | JTA

December 10, 2009

Forty-one percent of Israelis have favorable feelings toward President Obama, with 37 percent expressing an unfavorable opinion of the U.S. president, according to a New America Foundation poll released Thursday morning. ... Original Article

New NAF poll on Israeli attitudes to Obama, Netanyahu | Politico

December 10, 2009

A new poll commissioned by the New America Foundation says Israeli public attitudes to Barack Obama are more positive than previously understood. ... Original Article
 

US Joint Fiscal Task Force Gains Ground | Financial Times

December 10, 2009

The plan drew immediate support from a broad group of budget experts, including the bipartisan Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget, which said that ...

New Poll Finds Israelis More Positive on Obama | ForeignPolicy.com

December 10, 2009

Israelis aren't nearly as unsupportive of President Obama and America's role in the Middle East peace process as most news reports would have you believe, according to a new survey being released today by the New America Foundation. ... Original Article
 

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