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Mika Brzezinski's Erotic Pose | Salon

September 17, 2012

Although I can't claim to know her personal motivations, the Atlantic's Liza Mundy notes the importance of “erotic capital” for women in broadcast journalism—a currency that male pundits such as Bill O'Reilly, Joe Scarborough, Chris Matthews, and Ed ...

Selling Out Students | Salon

June 8, 2012

... never been steered to take out these high-cost, risky subprime private loans in the first place — will not get even a penny of relief from this settlement agreement,” said Steven Burd, a specialist in higher education at the New America Foundation.

America’s Worst Colleges | Salon

June 5, 2012

According to U.S. Education Department data analyzed by Higher Education Watch, almost 75 percent of Corinthian students who had left their school within the previous four years had yet to pay down their student debt by a single dollar.

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The Face Of Collateral Damage | Salon

May 29, 2012

After a peak of 118 reported attacks in 2010, attacks declined to 70 in 2011, according to the New America Foundation in Washington. So far in 2012 there have been 14 drone attacks in Pakistan, the most recent coming on Monday in which eight people ...

U.S. Foreign Policy; Brought to You by ExxonMobil

  • By
  • Steve Coll,
  • New America Foundation
April 30, 2012 |

The greatest strategic challenge facing ExxonMobil Corp., the largest oil company in the world not owned by a state, is access to new oil reserves. Resource nationalism – the inclination of many Middle Eastern and other post-colonial governments to control their own oil – has locked the corporation out of many oil opportunities. This has led ExxonMobil to riskier political frontiers in Africa and Asia, countries where the government is too weak or corrupt to produce its own oil.

Protesters' Furious New Front | Salon

April 23, 2012

The Senate Education Committee and the New America Foundation conducted their own investigations, uncovering high-level conflicts of interest and revolving-door hiring between Sallie Mae and senior management at the Department of Education.

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Who's Buying Your TV Station? | Salon

March 29, 2012

So just go down to your nearest station, politely ask for the records, and then send the data online to the New America Foundation's Media Policy Initiative or to the organization of investigative journalists called ProPublica.

Iraq War Booster Urges Syria Intervention | Salon

February 29, 2012

Peter Beinart, in his final column as editor of the New Republic, wrote in regret that he supported the war primarily “because Kanan Makiya did.” Makiya was no academic advocate, however. He returned to Iraq to set up an NGO, and was an advisor to the ...

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Santorum's JFK Story Makes Me Want To Throw Up | Salon

February 27, 2012

As Dana Goldstein's recent attack on home-schooling in Slate reveals, the issue lays bare an intriguing split among progressives between the competing or complementary values of communal responsibility and individual freedom. Suffice it to say, ...

Rick Santorum's Home-School Hokum | Salon

February 26, 2012

As Dana Goldstein's recent attack on home-schooling in Slate reveals, the issue lays bare an intriguing split among progressives between the competing or complementary values of communal responsibility and individual freedom. Suffice it to say, ...

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