New America Foundation
Barry Lynn and his team of anti-monopoly researchers were fired by a think tank after criticizing the search giant.
Right-wing terror is real, and it's a problem.
Farmers don't want to lose access to foreign markets.
Trump's top adviser thinks we're in "the great Fourth Turning in American history.”
In the months after the 9/11 attacks, most Americans felt that the threats we faced from terrorists were limitless. Anything seemed possible if al-Qaeda militants could enter our country, learn to fly airplanes, and then crash commercial flights into the World Trade Center and Pentagon.
Anyone who attended New America and Arizona State University's "Future of War" conference and sought a clear vision of the future was in for disappointment. The picture that emerged from a fast-moving series of panels, interviews, and TED-style talks was one of muddled uncertainty.
In an interview, Lee Drutman explained the self-perpetuating forces behind the rise corporate political spending and what he recommends for finding better balance between the information and access available to those who have corporate treasuries to spend and those who do not.
Our focus on only one type of ideological terrorist risk creates what economists call availability heuristics, where fears about the frequency of events come to frame an inaccurate understanding of them. With everything from terrorism to vehicular accidents, our risks are broader than our fears dictate.
"There's nothing you're going to see today that's not going to have already occurred in the U.S.," he said. "If you think
Everything will, instead, be online. Education will be free. It will be worldwide. It will be accessible. It will be meritocratic. Gone will be professors. Gone will be PhD degrees. Gone will be Harvard. Carey now knows The Secret of Education.
Intense pressure for college admissions and a ruthless drive to succeed at all costs are teaching young people to value self
She praised Netanyahu and Abbas for some "important steps" to spur the peace process, but acknowledged, "It won't be easy