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Op-Independent: What's Wrong With European Socialism? | Wicked Local

February 4, 2012

Steven Hill, who heads the political reform program at the New America Foundation, a liberal Washington think tank, has just published a book: Europe's Promise. Why the European Way is the Best Hope in an Insecure Future, in which he blames the media ...

How To Double Your Pension Payout | The Guardian

August 25, 2010

But the New America Foundation just released a study (which I authored) that proposes a different approach: doubling the current social security payout, ...

Measure Could Give One Party a Monopoly

  • By
  • Gautam Dutta,
  • New America Foundation
June 1, 2010 |

What if you opened up your November ballot and discovered that your only two choices for attorney general were both Republicans? Or that your only two choices for lieutenant governor were both Democrats?

If Proposition 14 were already in effect, there's a real possibility that such an outlandish outcome could occur.

Here are the top two reasons to reject Prop. 14, also called the "Top Two" primary. First, Prop. 14 will stifle political competition and debate. Second, Prop. 14 will deprive voters of a full range of candidate choices.

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