We are excited to introduce you to our second class of fellows. This talented group represents academics, student affairs professionals, lawyers, students and other experts—each of whom is addressing a timely and complex issue pertaining to...
New AmericaCongratulations to @rankingrights' @rmack for being selected as a 2019-20 fellow with the @ucfreespeechctr! Her project will create a framework to help a variety of actors "leverage technology to support and sustain democracy at home and across the world."
National politics may dominate the headlines, but local politics is where to find cooperation and innovation.
New AmericaLocal progress on thorny issues isn't an anomaly—it's part of a national trend. Plunge into some of that progress here, with stories from @JamesFallows and @FallowsDeb on inspiring and often surprising local leaders.
Join New America and ADL in the launch of their new interactive web-project Exploring Hate Online.
New AmericaAs communities of hate become savvier at mobilizing via social media, it has become increasingly important to monitor and mitigate that hate. Join @SlaughterAM, @JGreenblattADL, and a slate of other speakers as they investigate how to do just that.
New AmericaJoin @JamesFallows and @FallowsDeb for a series of stops along Indiana's I-69 corridor—the "vein of gold"—as they investigate local communities that are charting new paths forward. First stop: Angola.
RAAI provides a benchmark of peer excellence that serves as a catalyst for responsible investing among the broader community.
New AmericaThe Responsible Asset Allocator Initiative released a 2019 ranking of the 25 most responsible asset allocators. $21 trillion in assets were analyzed to identify the world's leading responsible, sustainable long-term investors. Check out the list here
A recap of a recent event with David Wallace-Wells on how climate change is our newest all-encompassing threat.
New America"Climate change is the header in future history books about the 21st century, and our survival—and any semblance of a happy ending—hinges on responding to it in a rapid, unprecedented way."
Will Walkey recaps an event with @fivefifths and @dwallacewells.
We spoke to Cecilia Muñoz about citizen engagement, local government, and her role as an Engaged Cities Award reviewer.
New America"There are Americans ... doing great things to solve our public problems all the time, but very often their work is not visible." Read about the impact of citizen engagement from our own @cecmunoz, a reviewer for the @CitiesofService #EngagedCities Award.
The new docudrama illuminates a piece of oft-ignored Holocaust history—and it does so at a crucial political moment.
New America"The belatedness of a film like this makes it such that when you watch it, it's hard not to think about all the other pieces of this history that audiences have yet to hear—and maybe never will."
@ElenaSouris on THE INVISIBLES.
An eye-popping poll result shows journalists don't always ask the right questions about their own audience. They're not thinking big enough.
New America"We need to ask ourselves why it is we expect the public to understand how the news is made if no one's ever taught them—and why we think that responsibility rests solely on journalists," @gmeiks argues.
A hyper-focus on the military comes at the expense of better developing crucial non-military AI applications.
New AmericaThe United States' hyper-focus on the military, @jshermcyber argues, comes at the expense of better developing non-military AI applications that could greatly influence economic power and norms around technology and human rights.