The Japanese corporation is interested in projects to modernize the equipment and develop new software for Russia’s republic of Tatarstan.
"New Objectivity: Modern German Art in the Weimar Republic, 1919-1933," opened Sunday at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. It's a tough show. Tough as nails. You will clench your jaw as the 14 chaotic years between the cruel aftermath of World War I and Adolf Hitler's appointment as German...
The Los Angeles County Museum of Art presents New Objectivity: Modern German Art in the Weimar Republic, 1919?1933, the first comprehensive show in the United States to explore the themes that characterize the dominant artistic trends of the Weimar Republic. Show More Summary
Read about Hitler’s vacation homes and how they shaped his image via propaganda in an excerpt from Hitler at Home by Despina Stratigakos at The New Republic. We reviewed Ben Urwand’s book The Collaboration: Hollywood’s Pact with Hitler, which discusses other propaganda surrounding the Nazi regime.
At The New Republic, Cathy Park Hong recalls her recent two-hour discussion with New Yorker writer Alec Wilkinson in preparation for his profile of Kenny Goldsmith, later reduced to sound bites in order to justify another “lazy template,” as she has it: “the mea culpa story of the contrite racist, the aging enfant terrible, the […]
The French government has launched a consultation on a draft Digital Republic Bill. The public has been invited to suggest amendments to 30 proposed measures, covering a range of Internet issues. It is the first time that the general public has been invited to propose amendments to a draft law. The bill, which is structured […]
“A man always has two reasons for the things he does—a good one and the real one.” —Pierpont Morgan It was a year ago this month that the New Republic’s then-editor Franklin Foer published its controversial cover story on Amazon.com. In...Show More Summary
This is another brilliant spoof video! Earlier this week the first trailer was released for the upcoming Cristiano Ronaldo documentary, and now the people at The Football Republic have had a bit of fun with the video. They have rejigged...Show More Summary
CJ Pearson, the 13-year-old conservative social-media star, could use a few good role models, suggested TNR’s Brian Beutler in a Monday article. After noting that Pearson has been “revealed as the perpetrator of a number of hoaxes,”Show More Summary
The People’s Republic of China is what you’d call a technological powerhouse. Most of our electronics and gadgets are built in the sprawling factories of Shenzhen and Guangzhou, with their thousands of workers diligently working around the clock to brings us new toys to buy. Show More Summary
BANGUI/UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Central African Republic's interim president, Catherine Samba-Panza, left the United Nations General Assembly in New York on Monday to return home due to the worst violence in the capital of her country this year, two Western diplomats said.
State authorities said on Friday that the cooperative, a nonprofit insurer, must stop writing new policies, citing the likelihood that it would become insolvent.
If you happen to call the Republic of Ireland your home, a new banking app for Windows Phone has just rolled into town. Ulster Bank ROI is now available on the platform, giving customers access to their banking data on the go. The app...Show More Summary
A nonprofit insurer born out of Obamacare is being shut down by state insurance regulators and the federal government. Health Republic Insurance was ordered by the New York State Department of... To view the full story, click the title link.
Recommended Reading: An essay by novelist Siri Hustvedt on the cultural significance of hair from the forthcoming collection Me, My Hair, and I in The New Republic.
The mother of Omid Kokabee, a physicist imprisoned in Iran since January 2011, has written a letter to the Islamic Republic’s Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei, calling for her son’s freedom on the occasion of the start of the new academic year. “For the fifth consecutive year, when the academic year begins, in a country whose leader emphasizes scientific […]
Photo by Erez Avissar Last week, Kanye West unveiled the second season of his Yeezy fashion line. In a new interview with Vanity Fair, he discussed his creative process, his ambitions to run for president, his admiration of Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson, the current progress on Swish, and more. Show More Summary
https://youtu.be/_J-uKNb6TaI Crash Zone knew you had been wondering about this ever since you decided to become Lord Protector of the forthcoming New English Republic and know you'd need some breathing space. Is it possible to create...Show More Summary
Grand Mufti of the Republic Sheikh Abdul Latif Daryan called for dialogue and the election of a president to resolve the country’s growing political crises during the Eid al-Adha prayers on Thursday. “Political crises are increasing, institutions are getting paralyzed and the presidential elections are not being held,” said Daryan, the highest Muslim Sunni […]
KINSHASA (Reuters) - An airplane belonging to Democratic Republic of Congo's new national carrier was released by an Irish court on Tuesday after it was grounded over a debt row with two American investors, Congo's justice minister said.