New America in the News: 2012

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.

New America Foundation Hosts Discussion On Public Safety Net | C-SPAN

October 31, 2012

Speakers included: Aleta Sprague, Policy Analyst, New America Foundation; Dottie Rosenbaum, Senior Policy Analyst, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities; Vince Kilduff, Deputy Executive Director, Office of Programs, Department of Human Resources, ...

Collins' Push To Balance Budget Would Mean Deep Cuts | Buffalo News

October 31, 2012

A former director of the Congressional Budget Office and a top official at the nonpartisan Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget agreed that such deep cuts would be necessary. That means Medicaid, which funds health care for the poor as well as ...

Sandy Prompts Louder Calls For Free Wi-Fi | Fast Company

October 31, 2012

If the Electronic Frontier Foundation and New America Foundation have their way, Hurricane Sandy will mean the end of password-protected Wi-Fi networks. On Tuesday, a new advocacy effort called the Open Wireless Movement was launched to promote ...

Conversa Com Rebecca Mackinnon Sobre O Livro 'Consent Of The Networked' | Global Voices Online

October 31, 2012

Rebecca MacKinnon [en], co-fundadora [en] do Global Voices, é uma jornalista e blogueira [en] com muitos anos de experiência, muito refinada em suas opiniões sobre os tópicos com os quais está envolvida, que são normalmente relacionados à sociedade ...

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Fix The Debt, Destroy The Recovery | The American Prospect

October 30, 2012

The only difference between the “Fix the Debt” campaign and a dozen kindred efforts such as the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget, the Pew-Peterson Commission, the Concord Coalition, and Bowles-Simpson Redux is that this one is funded and ...

China Bloqueia Acesso ao Site do NYTimes | Observatorio Da Imprensa

October 30, 2012

Rebecca MacKinnon, professora especializada em liberdade de expressão e questões de privacidade na internet na Fundação New America – um grupo não-partidário com sede em Washington –, disse que a interrupção de acesso à internet na China era ...

Northwest to Host 'Red vs. Blue' Debate | Carthage Press

October 30, 2012

Jonah Goldberg, a conservative columnist and New York Times best-selling author, and Peter Beinart, a former editor at the liberal-leaning New Republic, will face off Monday, Nov. 5, during "Red vs. Bue: What the 2012 Election Means for You." ...

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Quer Um Bom Aluno? Então Fale, Fale E Fale | Destak

October 29, 2012

Os pais são mais importantes para o sucesso académico dos filhos do que todas as aulas juntas e mesmo do que todos os professores, escreve Annie Murphy Paul na revista Time, citando quatro estudos das universidades mais reputadas. Pais que se ...

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For Louie Palu, Photojournalist | McGill Reporter

October 29, 2012

He is currently a Bernard L. Schwartz Fellow with the New America Foundation. Palu will be participating in a panel discussion titled 'Conflict[ed] Reporting: War and Photojournalism in the Digital Age' on Nov. 2 at 4:30 p.m., at the McCord Museum. The ...

Peter Bergen On 'Manhunt' For Osama Bin Laden | Minnesota Public Radio

October 29, 2012

... SEALs to run past it and into his bedroom. Peter Bergen, director of the national security studies program at the New America Foundation and CNN national security analyst, will join The Daily Circuit Tuesday to discuss his book. VIDEO: Bergen on ...

What Lessons From Hurricane Sandy? | Christian Science Monitor

October 29, 2012

But behind that wise adaptation lies a more important response, as climate-change journalist Mark Hertsgaard points out in a recent book, “Hot: Living Through the Next Fifty Years on Earth.” He writes that “social context matters more than ...

Die Gewinner Des Futurezone-Quiz Stehen Fest | Futurezone

October 29, 2012

Wie heißt das Buch, in dem Jus-Professor und Medienexperte Tim Wu Informationsimperien vom Telefon bis hin zum Internet untersucht? The Master Switch. Wieviel Prozent der österreichischen Haushalte verfügen laut Statistik Austria über einen mobilen ...

New Obama Ad Repeats Old Distortions | Factcheck.Org

October 29, 2012

Marc Goldwein, senior policy director at the bipartisan Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget, told Bloomberg News that such a plan “would require some deep cuts beyond what he specified and beyond what I think most people would imagine.” ...

Obama's Deficit Plan Closer To What CEOs Favor | CNN

October 28, 2012

These individuals worked with the nonpartisan Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget and their Fix the Debt project to corral the CEOs' support. Become a fan of CNNOpinion. Stay up to date on the latest opinion, analysis and conversations through ...

Bank Accounts Key to Helping Needy Families | St. Louis Post-Dispatch

October 28, 2012

Last week, organizations ranging from the New America Foundation think tank to the U.S. Department of the Treasury met in St. Louis to develop strategies to reduce the number of people who are unbanked or underbanked, meaning they have an account but also use expensive financial services such as payday loans.

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Presidential Election Renews Concerns About Pell Grants | Atlanta Journal-Constitution

October 27, 2012

“Two candidates are making outrageous promises without anything to back them up,” said Jason Delisle, who directs the federal education budget project at the New America Foundation, a nonprofit, nonpartisan public policy institute. “Everyone says ...

Zoller Co-Chairs Ga.'Campaign To Fix The Debt' Chapter | Access North Georgia

October 27, 2012

“We are thrilled that the Campaign to Fix the Debt is involving so many Georgians at the grassroots level,” said Maya MacGuineas, President of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget, who is spearheading the Campaign. “In order to put our debt ...

Al Qaeda-Inspired Groups, Minus Goal Of Striking U.S. | New York Times

October 27, 2012

11,” said Brian Fishman, a research fellow in counterterrorism at the New America Foundation. “It's local jihadi groups focused on projects within their own countries, even if they sometimes maintain the rhetorical framework of Al Qaeda and its global ...

U.S. Rules Jailbreaking Tablets Is Illegal | Inquirer

October 26, 2012

... and in particular the use of ebooks, and the exceptions to the DMCA were proposed by the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), the Free Software Foundation (FSF), Mozilla, New America Foundation's Open Technology Initiative and New Media Rights.

Other Voices: Boys Scouts, Student Loans And Us-Iranian Talks | Aberdeennews.Com

October 26, 2012

But according to an analysis by the New America Foundation independent think tank, they would help people with high incomes the most and those with low incomes the least. Starting this month for some recipients, instead of capping monthly payments at ...

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