141Feb 29, 2008
Future of American Politics
The first panel spoke on the changing political culture in the United States and how it will affect the next social contract. Panelists focused on the growing demand for post-partisanship, ...
80Dec 9, 2005
Former House Majority Leader Dick Armey, California Congressman George Miller, economists, and experts participated in a panel discussion on financial security and tax reform. Among the topics ...
17Nov 14, 2005
Paying for Katrina and Closing the Fiscal Gap
Following opening remarks by former Representative Stenholm, panelists talked about budget deficit reduction in the context of funding recovery efforts in response to Hurricane Katrina, the Iraq ...
48Oct 25, 2005
Progressive Solutions to National Budget Crisis
At a forum titled “The Democratic Alternative: Restoring Fiscal Responsibility,” participants talked about progressive policies and the future of the Democratic Party. Among the ...
96Jun 14, 2005
Future of Social Security
Witnesses testified to the House Ways and Means Subcommittee about the potential impact of increased life expectancy on the Social Security system. They discussed possible solutions including ...
19Feb 8, 2005
Social Security Crisis
A panel of experts discussed the context in which Social Security problems will be considered, and whether or not the Social Security system is in a crisis. Mr. Saving presented the ...
21Nov 30, 2004
Participants talked about tax reform proposals, the state of the economy, and the potential impact of various tax collection methods on workers and the overall economy. Following their remarks ...
37Nov 29, 2004
Future of Domestic Policy
Participants talked about President Bush’s fiscal policies as he enters his second term. Among the issues they addressed were tax policy, Social Security, health care initiatives, and the ...
34Jan 13, 2004
The Real State of the Union: Election Issues
After opening remarks by Mr. Fox and Mr. Halstead, the panelists talked about the new challenges at stake in the 2004 election and said the Bush administration was not solving problems ...
15Dec 22, 2003
Long-Term Budget Outlook
Mr. Holtz-Eakin spoke about long-term budget projections and analyses done by the Congressional Budget Office. Following his remarks he answered questions from the audience.
10Mar 6, 2003
Real State of the Union
The panelists talked about the real state of the union. New America Foundation fellows and staff wrote a series of articles on the subject for Atlantic Monthly magazine. Specific ...
13Jan 14, 2003
U.S. Government Policies
The panelists talked about a variety of U.S. economic, social, and fiscal policies. Following prepared remarks, they responded to questions from the audience.
10Jan 2, 2003
Ms. MacGuineas talked about the state of the U.S. economy and potential solutions to economic problems such as tax subsidized savings accounts. She also responded to viewer comments and ...
62Oct 11, 2002
State of U.S. Economy
Participants talked about the state of the U.S. economy. Among the issues they addressed were corporate crime, deficit spending, confidence in the stock market, and Republican focus on ...
40Oct 18, 2001
Social Security Issues
Commission members questioned witnesses about the outlook for the Social Security program, as well as potential changes in Social Security.