The New America Fellows Program supports talented journalists, academics and other public policy analysts who offer a fresh and often unpredictable perspective on the major challenges facing our society.

Trust and Economic Growth in China

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Guests include Madeleine Lynn, Director of Communications at Carnegie Council; Evan Osnos, staff writer at The New Yorker; Hao Wu, fellow at the New America Foundation; William Kirby, professor at Harvard University; and Edward Chin, supporter of the Occupy Central Movement with Love and Peace in Hong Kong.

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All the Truth is Out

EVENT October 10, 2014 9:30 am– 11:00 am

Friday October 10, 2014

9:30 am – 11:00 am


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A discussion on the modern age of political tabloid journalism and what it all means for the future of democracy.

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in the news | September 26, 2014 | Fellows

The Simpsons Go To China

Hua Hsu

America will continue to be the world’s image factory, but this is an era of codependency. In order to function smoothly, Americans will have to look elsewhere for financing, audiences, and maybe even the token foreign heartthrob.

in the news | September 17, 2014 | Fellows

National Book Awards Nominees, Nonfiction

Mr. Gopal looks at the impact of America’s war against the Taliban and Islamic extremists from the perspective of three Afghans: a Taliban commander, a warlord who is backed by the United States military and becomes rich and powerful, and a village woman who lives in fear of combatants from all sides.

in the news | September 17, 2014 | Fellows

UN Leader Plans Stronger Presence in Ebola Zone

The United Nations secretary general, Ban Ki-moon, said on Wednesday that he planned to establish a new on-the-ground mission in West Africa to coordinate the struggle against Ebola, a move that signaled his concern with the response so far and the limitations of the World Health Organization’s abilities.

in the news | September 16, 2014 | Fellows

Obama Presses Leaders to Speed Ebola Response

President Obama on Tuesday challenged world powers to accelerate the global response to the Ebola outbreak that is ravaging West Africa, warning that unless health care workers, medical equipment and treatment centers were swiftly deployed, the disease could take hundreds of thousands of lives.

in the news | September 07, 2014 | Fellows

Responding to Ebola

The Ebola outbreak has incited concern — and criticism. Critics blasted international organizations, particularly the World Health Organization, a United Nations agency, for a bumbling, insufficient response to an alarming global threat.

in the news | September 05, 2014 | Fellows
Welcome to the Future of War project!

Welcome to the Future of War project!

Earlier this week, Arizona State University and the New America Foundation announced a joint project, the Future of War. The project combines the intellectual resources of a leading university-based research center with a powerful, interdisciplinary think tank and civic enterprise–a powerful combination.

book | September 02, 2014 | Fellows
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The Teacher Wars

A History of America's Most Embattled Profession

Dana Goldstein

The Teacher Wars upends the conversation about American education by bringing the lessons of history to bear on the dilemmas we confront today. By asking “How did we get here?” Dana Goldstein brilliantly illuminates the path forward.

in the news | August 21, 2014 | Fellows

The cure for cancer that parents won’t use

Meredith Wadman

Not so long ago, when my sons still had smooth cheeks and children’s voices, I had them vaccinated against human papillomavirus, the most common sexually transmitted disease. It was late 2011, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention had just recommended that boys join girls in being vaccinated at age 11 or 12. I was certainly receptive: HPV, as it’s commonly called, causes cervical cancer, cancer of the tonsils, cancer of the back of the tongue and, less often, cancers of the vulva, vagina, anus and penis. It seemed important to ensure that my kids were protected.

in the news | August 06, 2014 | Fellows
Trust and Economic Growth in China

Trust and Economic Growth in China

Guests include Madeleine Lynn, Director of Communications at Carnegie Council; Evan Osnos, staff writer at The New Yorker; Hao Wu, fellow at the New America Foundation; William Kirby, professor at Harvard University; and Edward Chin, supporter of the Occupy Central Movement with Love and Peace in Hong Kong.