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Best and Worst Defense Secretaries

  • By
  • Thomas E. Ricks,
  • New America Foundation
January 10, 2014 |

Stromberg: Student Loans Are Still a Good Deal | Newsday

July 3, 2013

The New America Foundation's Jason Delisle points out that this is also fairer across generations of students, as the amount of help each would get from the government wouldn't fluctuate with interest rates, as it does now. The problem has been that ...

May: Al-Qaida Is Not Dead Yet | Newsday

January 23, 2013

You'll recall that Peter Bergen, a director at the New America Foundation and a national security analyst for CNN, began pronouncing al-Qaida dead last summer. At the Aspen Institute, he even gave a speech titled: "Time to Declare Victory: Al Qaeda Is ...

SUNY offers Web classes, 3-year degree | Newsday

January 15, 2013

Rachel Fishman, a policy analyst researching online education at public universities for the nonpartisan New America Foundation, which has offices in New York City and Washington, D.C., said online degree programs are "common sense for state-supported institutions."

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Fiscal Cliff: Republicans Signal Oppenness To Deficit Deal Without Budging | Newsday

November 8, 2012

"We really risk jeopardizing where we stand in the global economy by showing we can't govern," said Maya MacGuineas, president of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget, a bipartisan Washington group that backs deficit reduction. MacGuineas's ...

Lind: Is America Still a Land of Great Promise?

  • By
  • Michael Lind,
  • New America Foundation
October 1, 2012 |

Is America still a land of promise?

The biblical metaphor was used in 1785 by George Washington, who described the new United States as a "second land of promise." More than a century later, the progressive journalist Herbert Croly wrote: "From the beginning the Land of Democracy has been figured as the Land of Promise."

Rajagopalan: College Loans a Heavy Burden | Newsday

September 15, 2011

Higher Ed Watch, a research initiative at the New America Foundation, points out that the establishment of the code is an unexpected admission that abuses have indeed taken place. Higher Ed Watch warns that the group may just be engaging in a publicity ...

There's an Even Greater Nuke Threat

  • By
  • William D. Hartung,
  • New America Foundation
April 7, 2011 |

The continuing crisis in Japan from the near-meltdown of the Fukushima reactor is terrifying in its own right. But it also raises the question of another, even deadlier nuclear threat.

The evacuations now going on in Japan would pale in comparison to what would be necessary if just one 100-kiloton nuclear bomb were to go off near a major city - not to mention the immediate deaths caused by the bomb, which could reach into the hundreds of thousands. And a 100-kiloton bomb is among the smallest in the U.S. or Russian arsenals.

Obama: Congress Should Let Panel Set Medicare Payments | Newsday

September 16, 2009
"It could be huge," said economist Len Nichols of the nonpartisan New American Foundation, who supports the idea. Yet many lawmakers on both sides of the ...

Schumer's Health Care Compromise to Face Test | Newsday

May 9, 2009
Schumer's approach is based on work by economist Len Nichols of the think tank New America Foundation. His compromise could cost more and save less, said Karen Davis of The Commonwealth Fund, but would still work. The final health-care bill might drop ...
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