Podcasts

  • podcast | November 12, 2014 | New America NYC

    The Rise of the Military-Internet Complex Podcast

    In collaboration with Future Tense

    New America
    The future of American warfare is already here. From government agencies joining with tech giants like Google and Facebook to collect vast amounts of ...
  • podcast | November 06, 2014

    Hacking Diversity in Tech and Beyond

    New America
    The tech industry now admits it has a woman problem. On this week’s episode, fresh ideas for how to address that issue across the tech sector – and ot...
  • podcast | November 06, 2014

    Journalism’s New Deep End

    New America
    How should we fill the information gap on Ebola and the Syrian Civil War, which the mainstream media addresses only when there's a new patient or atta...
  • podcast | November 05, 2014 | New America NYC

    When Girls Live as Boys Podcast

    A Broadly Speaking Event in collaboration with the Global Gender Parity Initiative

    New America
    Instead of wearing a headscarf and dress, it's not uncommon for an Afghan girl to get a short haircut and a pair of pants, and to be sent off into the...
  • podcast | October 30, 2014

    Can We Save Good Local Journalism?

    New America
    It’s possible, says Perry Bacon, Jr., who believes that only local journalism can sustain democracy where it is most active these days—at the state an...
  • podcast | October 30, 2014 | New America NYC

    Will Amazon Lead Us to the Golden Age of Books

    In collaboration with Future Tense

    New America
    We've been saying that Amazon has revolutionized books ever since the company first enabled us to order a book late at night in our pj's ... and at a ...
  • podcast | October 23, 2014 | New America NYC

    The E-Team Podcast

    In collaboration with the Human Rights Institute, Columbia Law School

    New America
    Directed by Academy Award® Winner Ross Kauffman and Emmy Award® Nominee Katy Chevigny, E-TEAM follows the high-stakes work of four fiercely intrepid h...
  • podcast | October 23, 2014

    The Weekly Wonk: History Is Happening Now

    New America
    In this episode, Slaughter talks with historian Khalil Muhammad, director of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture at the New York Public...
  • podcast | October 22, 2014 | New America NYC

    The Pill Podcast: Oral Contraception and the Future of Reproductive Rights

    A Broadly Speaking Event in collaboration with the Global Gender Parity Initiative

    New America
    Nearly fifty years after Margaret Sanger’s death, the safe and effective birth control pill she fought for has transformed the lives of women worldwid...
  • podcast | October 16, 2014

    The Weekly Wonk: How A Sex Scandal Changed Democracy

    New America
    One week of presidential politics in the spring of 1987 changed political journalism forever and not for the better. So says noted political writer (a...
  • podcast | October 09, 2014

    The Weekly Wonk: We're All in the Poverty Fight

    New America
    “The poor” aren’t other people – they’re us. According to recent scholarship, by the time we’re 75 years old, 59 percent of us will fall below the pov...
  • podcast | October 06, 2014 | New America NYC

    Leadership, Innovation and Ideas Series Featuring Fred and Joanne Wilson

    New America
    Venture capitalists Fred and Joanne Wilson join New America President and CEO Anne-Marie Slaughter in the sixth installment of our Leadership, Innovat...
  • podcast | October 02, 2014 | New America NYC

    Feminism at a Crossroad Podcast

    A Broadly Speaking event in collaboration with The New Republic

    New America
    Feminism is currently having a cultural moment. It is part of mainstream culture in a way that has not been seen before the popular influence of Shery...
  • podcast | October 02, 2014

    The Weekly Wonk: A New Kind of Campus Diversity

    New America
    Promoting diversity in education was one the biggest and most widely practiced ideas of the 20th century. But as Tomiko Brown-Nagin, Daniel P.S. Profe...
  • podcast | September 25, 2014

    The Weekly Wonk: Why Populism Isn't Going Away

    New America
    Conventional wisdom and media narratives suggest that visible populist movements like the Tea Party and Occupy Wall Street emerged in response to the ...
  • podcast | September 18, 2014 | New America NYC

    Fleeing War and Finding Family Podcast

    In collaboration with Slate and Riverhead Books

    New America
    Years after Sarah Wildman’s grandparents had both passed away, Wildman found a cache of letters written to her grandfather in a file labeled “Correspo...
  • podcast | September 18, 2014 | International Security

    The Weekly Wonk: A Different Kind of War Story

    New America
    Why do veterans miss war? That's the question that has animated the latest work of Sebastian Junger, the best-selling author and filmmaker whose recen...
  • podcast | September 15, 2014 | Future Tense

    Techno Sapiens: The Tacocopter Edition

    Welcome to Techno Sapiens, this is the final episode in a biweekly series of six podcasts hosted by Future Tense fellows Christine Rosen, senior edito...
  • podcast | September 11, 2014 | New America NYC

    The Teacher Wars

    New America
    Why is teaching the most controversial profession in America? Historically, American public school teaching developed as an explicitly anti-intellectu...
  • podcast | September 10, 2014 | Youthsave

    The Business Of Banking Youth

    New America
    Can youth savings in the developing world be good social policy and make business sense for banks? New America Senior Policy Analyst Scarlett Aldebot-...
  • podcast | September 10, 2014

    The Weekly Wonk: Our Exotic Poverty Problem

    New America
    Why are some Americans choosing to fight malaria in Malawi over meth in Minnesota? In other words: why do we tend to romanticize development work abro...
  • podcast | September 02, 2014 | Future Tense

    Techno Sapiens: The Automate Everything Edition

    Welcome to Techno Sapiens, a biweekly series of six podcasts hosted by Future Tense fellows Christine Rosen, senior editor of the New Atlantis: A Jour...