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PPI | Policy Report | June 26, 2001
Clear Thinking on the Digital Divide
By Andrew Leigh and Robert D. Atkinson
Instead of subsidizing computer purchases and Internet access for individuals, government should work in partnership with the private sector to support access to computers and the Internet in schools, community centers, and other public places.


DLC | New Dem Daily | July 21, 2000
Idea of the Week: A Digital Brigade
At a time when millions of low-income Americans are at risk of being "left behind" in the New Economy, it's critical that we tap the millions of young Americans -- and hundreds of New Economy firms -- with the skills and idealism to bridge the gap and expand the winner's circle of citizens and communities prepared to succeed.


DLC | New Dem Daily | September 18, 1998
Idea of the Week: Recycling Computers For Schools
The single biggest cost impediment to making schools laboratories of the Information Age is just what you would expect: the hardware.


PPI | Policy Report | September 1, 1998
The Internet and Society
By David Moschella and Robert D. Atkinson
Broad-based use of information technology is important not only for boosting productivity and economic growth, but also to ensure that all Americans have equal access to these emerging tools. An expanding Internet marketplace and supportive public policies should be able to minimize most, but not all, access concerns.


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