New America Fellows Program

Talented journalists, academics and other public policy analysts.

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Techno Sapiens

As Twitter, Facebook, and all the other tech companies hoover up our information, learning more and more about us, is it time to ask: If we have nothing to hide, do we have nothing to fear? New America Fellows Christine Rosen and Marvin Ammori, alongside the ACLU's Chris Calabrese, debate in the inaugural episode of the Slate's Future Tense podcast Techno Sapiens.

Kandahar Provincial Reconstruction Team, U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Timo

No Good Men Among the Living

Writing for The New York Times Book Review, journalist Kim Barker describes Anand Gopal's new book No Good Men Among the Living as "...a devastating, well-honed prosecution detailing how our government bungled the initial salvo in the so-called war on terror, ignored attempts by top Taliban leaders to surrender, trusted the wrong people and backed a feckless and corrupt Afghan regime."

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Fleeing Offline, Fighting Online

The Iraqi soldiers may have dropped their weapons and fled the onslaught of ISIS militants overtaking a growing list of cities in northern Iraq. But on the battlefields of cyberspace, they're putting up a fierce fight, Shane Harris reports.

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What’s Wrong With Obama’s Internet Policy

The biggest technology-related debacle of the Obama presidency isn't the rocky rollout of HealthCare.gov, writes Marvin Ammori. It's his reneging on his signature pledge to defend the principle of "net neutrality."

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Overwhelmed

"I was working all the time and yet never very good at what I was doing," journalist Brigid Schulte tells NPR's Morning Edition about balancing front-page Washington Post stories and baking cupcakes for her daughter's Valentine's party at 2 a.m. So she decided to investigate why, and documents her journey in her new book Overwhelmed: Work, Love, and Play When No One has the Time.

About this Program

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. New America Fellows are selected on a highly competitive basis, and serve -- some full-time, some on an adjunct basis -- for one or two years. New America provides them with a non-partisan intellectual community where they can pursue their individual research projects. The Fellows benefit from their engagement with each other, and with New America's various policy programs, while their presence adds to the intellectual verve of the institution and helps shape its longer-term agenda and focus.

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Jun 18 2014
Presidents at War Washington 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Mar 05 2014
New America NYC: The Meat Racket New York 6:30 pm - 8:15 pm
Jan 28 2014
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The Richer Sex
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Consent of the Networked
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Future Tense Fellow

As a Future Tense fellow, Ammori will write a book about the First Amendment...

Perry Bacon
Jeff and Cal Leonard Fellow
As a New America Fellow, Perry Bacon, Jr. explores the implementation of the...
Kathryn Bowers
New America Fellow
As a New America Fellow, Kathryn Bowers writes articles about the experience of...
Rosa Brooks
Senior Fellow

As a Schwartz fellow at New America, Rosa Brooks studies and writes on the...

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Emerson Fellow

As an Emerson Fellow, DeParle will write a book about the rise of global...

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Senior Fellow

As a senior fellow at New America, Franklin Foer will write an intellectual...

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Bernard L. Schwartz Fellow

As a Schwartz Fellow, Gopal will study the evolution of insurgencies and...

Shane Harris
ASU Future of War Fellow
As an ASU Future of War Fellow, Shane Harris will write a book on cyber warfare...
Anya Kamenetz
Fellow
As a New America fellow Anya Kamenetz will write a book about the future of...
Daniel Kurtz-Phelan
Eric and Wendy Schmidt Fellow
As an Eric and Wendy Schmidt Fellow Daniel Kurtz-Phelan will write a book on...
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Schmidt Family Foundation Fellow

As a Schmidt Family Foundation Fellow, Leonard will write a book exploring...

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Future Tense Fellow

As a Future Tense fellow at New America, Steve LeVine is writing...

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Future Tense Fellow

As a Future Tense fellow, Mangu-Ward will write about how the rise of online...

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Editorial Director, Future Tense

Andrés Martinez is New America's editorial director for Future Tense. He is...

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Bernard L. Schwartz Fellow

As a Schwartz Fellow, Murphy Paul will write a book about how we learn and...

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Bernard L. Schwartz Fellow

As a Schwartz Fellow at New America, Louie Palu has documented the issues...

Wendy Paris
Fellow
As a New America fellow Wendy Paris will write a book challenging the negative...
Matthew Pinsker
Fellow
As a New America fellow Matthew Pinsker will write a biography of Abraham...
Christine Rosen
Future Tense Fellow

As a Future Tense fellow, Rosen will write a book about how technology...

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Bernard L. Schwartz Fellow

As a Schwartz Fellow at New America, Brigid Schulte has been researching and...

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New America Fellow
As a New America Fellow J. Peter Scoblic will research U.S. nuclear strategy....
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Program Associate, The Bernard L. Schwartz Fellows Program

As a program associate for the New America Fellows Program, Rebecca Shafer...

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Bernard L. Schwartz Fellow
As a Schwartz Fellow, Sherman will complete his book, "The Loudest Voice in...
Louisa Thomas
Fellow
As a New America fellow Louisa Thomas will write about the intersections...
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Eric and Wendy Schmidt Fellow
As an Eric and Wendy Schmidt Fellow at New America, Meredith Wadman will write...

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