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Can the World’s Most Promising Electric-Car Battery Be Saved? | Quartz

  • By
  • Steve LeVine,
  • New America Foundation
July 17, 2014 |
Over the last half-dozen years, a swarm of companies from around the world including General Motors has snapped up licenses for a lithium-ion electrode that promised to deliver the next big step in making electric cars competitive with conventional vehicles. The companies and outside researchers have worked feverishly to optimize the electrode, including an assault on a flaw that gravely undermined its performance.

Snowdenfreude | Foreign Policy

  • By
  • Shane Harris,
  • New America Foundation
July 16, 2014 |
An American crypto-company is making a killing off German anger about U.S. spying.

Putting Teachers at the Center of Education Technology | Slate

  • By
  • Annie Murphy Paul,
  • New America Foundation
July 16, 2014 |
This great program needs only a TV and VCR—no iPads necessary.

Abdullah Holds Powerful Cards in Afghan Election Crisis | Radio Free Europe

July 10, 2014

Anand Gopal, author of "No Good Men Among the Living: America, the Taliban, and the War Through Afghan Eyes" and a fellow at the Washington-based New America Foundation, says these networks give Abdullah considerable muscle. "He probably has the most prominent network and he is with Atta [Mohammad Nur], who is the governor of Mazar-e Sharif [eds: Balkh Province], and with various people in the Ministry of Interior and various people in smaller militias in the north," he says.

House To Mark Up Higher Education Bills | Politico

July 10, 2014

With help from Maggie Severns, Stephanie Simon and Seth Zweifler

The House Education and the Workforce Committee will mark up a series of three higher education bills today as part of its effort to reauthorize the Higher Education Act. The mark up will take place at 10 a.m. in Rayburn House Office Building. The three bills target different areas of higher education policy.

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