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Confusing Sanctions Are Aiding Government Repression

  • By
  • Danielle Kehl,
  • Tim Maurer,
  • New America Foundation
May 30, 2013 |

Industry Darling the Wrong Pick to Head FCC

  • By
  • Sascha Meinrath,
  • New America Foundation
May 13, 2013 |

In announcing his campaign for president in 2007, then-Sen. Barack Obama spoke convincingly about how “lobbyists” and “special interests” have “turned our government into a game only they can afford to play.” He promised to close the revolving door that brings major industry players into positions in government that regulate those industries.

Cleaning Up the Airwaves

  • By
  • Mark Lloyd,
  • New America Foundation
May 6, 2013 |

Restricting Lifeline Program Funding Won't Make it More Efficient

  • By
  • Sarah Morris,
  • Benjamin Lennett,
  • New America Foundation
April 29, 2013 |

A Failing Grade for Broadband

  • By
  • Danielle Kehl,
  • Benjamin Lennett,
  • New America Foundation
April 17, 2013 |

Mining the Brain for Profit | The Washington Post

  • By
  • Grady Johnson,
  • New America Foundation
March 31, 2013 |

It’s Like They’re Reading My Mind | Slate

  • By
  • Grady Johnson,
  • New America Foundation
  • and Sean Vitka
March 25, 2013 |

Against Hypocrisy: Updating Export Controls for the Digital Age

  • By
  • Danielle Kehl,
  • Tim Maurer,
  • New America Foundation
March 9, 2013 |

How Groups Like the NRA Captured Congress—and How to Take It Back

  • By
  • Lorelei Kelly,
  • New America Foundation
March 7, 2013 |

Why are the House and Senate so dysfunctional? It's easy to round up the usual suspects -- lobbyists, cash, and partisan extremists. But Congress is less corrupt and venal than it is incapacitated and obsolete.

The problem is that it cannot think for itself.

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