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OTI and Benton Foundation Argue for Strong Open Internet Protections Under Title II Authority | Benton Foundation

  • By
  • Danielle Kehl,
  • New America Foundation
July 18, 2014 |
Over the past few months, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has received over a million net neutrality comments—a reflection of the broad and vocal interest around the country in the debate over the best path forward for strong open Internet protections. Yesterday, New America’s Open Technology Institute added our voice to the conversation, filing joint comments with the Benton Foundation in the Open Internet docket.

Boston Teens Take on the Budget | Boston Globe

  • By
  • Hollie Russon-Gilman,
  • New America Foundation
July 16, 2014 |
Engaging with constituents can be more than simply a twitter account. Some are even finding that participatory budgeting makes a useful re-election tool.

Citizen Science: A Pathway for Citizen Engagement and Innovation | Brookings Institution

  • By
  • Hollie Russon-Gilman,
  • New America Foundation
July 3, 2014 |
Sometimes macro level policies like those targeted at climate change can feel unwieldy for everyday citizens to effectively engage with and understand.

What Happened When the City of Boston Asked Teenagers for Help With the Budget

  • By
  • Hollie Russon-Gilman,
  • New America Foundation
June 26, 2014 |

E-rate Reform: A Sustainable Path Forward for School and Library Connectivity

  • By
  • Danielle Kehl,
  • Sarah Morris,
  • New America Foundation
June 25, 2014 |

Let Young People Decide More City Budgets

  • By
  • Hollie Russon-Gilman,
  • New America Foundation
June 21, 2014 |

Participatory Budgeting Lets Citizens Help Decide Where Their Tax Dollars Go

  • By
  • Hollie Russon-Gilman,
  • New America Foundation
June 17, 2014 |

Put Away Your Tinfoil Hat: Security in Context

  • By
  • Seeta Gangadharan,
  • New America Foundation
  • and Emi Kane
June 16, 2014 |

Data-Driven Discrimination

  • By
  • Seeta Gangadharan,
  • New America Foundation
  • and Samuel Woolley
June 6, 2014 |
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