The New Republic as we know it is broken, and the looming question is whether that breakage will produce anything more intellectually valuable or economically viable than a dust cloud of corporate jargon. In New York, Jonathan ChaitShow More Summary
In a piece on the wiki pages of Hillary and Obama, New Republic's Eve Fairbanks described [Jonathan] Schilling as "the man who protects Hillary's online self from the public's hatred." His dedication to the unofficial job is stunning:...Show More Summary
When news broke yesterday that Franklin Foer, the editor of the 100-year-old New Republic, had been pushed out under duress, and that the venerable magazine—now in the hands of a new, technophilic CEO who comes by way of Yahoo News—planned...Show More Summary
In a piece in the New Republic, William Deresiewicz argues that Ivy League schools “are turning our kids into zombies.” Elite universities, explains the former Yale professor and author of Excellent Sheep: The Miseducation of the...Show More Summary
The brand's newly minted creative director shares how she put her stamp on the massive space on fifth avenue.
Hand-built in the Czech Republic, Bastl Instruments are something special. And tonight in Berlin, the Bastl Instruments creators showed their new modulars in public for the first time, in advance of showing them at Musikmesse. At anShow More Summary
Brian Beutler thinks no one who’s as far to the right as Ted Cruz is can be elected president, and, to support that opinion, he enlisted (or perhaps drafted) a conservative hero, albeit one who died in 1998. In a Monday article, Beutler...Show More Summary
At The New Republic Jason Guriel considers Clive James’s career in poetry and television–and James’s most recent writings, which address his mortality. From The New Republic: For a certain demographic last September, the breaking news was all about five stanzas. News outlets, from the Guardian to Slate, were reporting the existence of a poem on […]
INTERESTING THAT DEMOCRAT MENENDEZ HAS BEEN NEUTRALIZED: New Jersey Republicans Set Stage for Fight on U.S.-Cuba Relations. Lawmakers are always eager to use appropriations bills to make political statements; this year, House Republicans are using the power of the purse to weigh in on President Barack Obama’s move to normalize U.S. and Cuba relations. GOP […]
George Orwell's 1984 inspired Apple's most famous TV ad. Now Taco Bell is channeling it too. For breakfast. Taco Bell's Routine Republic is a new three-minute short film the fast food purveyor has posted to YouTube. The ad depicts aShow More Summary
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A writer for The New Republic has "endorsed" a Republican candidate for the presidency. Of course, to receive such an endorsement, such a candidate much have sufficiently liberal creditionals to pass muster as well as have absolutely no chance of winning. Show More Summary
A new agreement on supporting the Republic of El Salvador to implement International Maritime Organization (IMO) treaties was signed in San Salvador on Monday, March 23.
Deutsch LA has launched its new “Breakfast Defectors” campaign promoting Taco Bell’s latest breakfast menu items with an ad entitled “Routine Republic.” The spot debuts today as a 60-second broadcast spot and in a three minute online version (above). Show More Summary
Taco Bell has a terrifying culinary vision—and no, it’s not on the menu. In “Routine Republic,” a new ad released online Monday, Taco Bell gives us the stuff of dystopian fast-food nightmares: a society in which everyone must eat the same breakfast every day. Show More Summary
A new Apple wireless keyboard featuring backlight keys and a power button has been spotted on the Apple Online Store in Czech Republic and Hungary, with an identical Arabic version appearing on the U.S. storefront. The graphic render...Show More Summary
KAFKA IN FLORIDA Florida's State Employees are Preparing for Climate Change, Even as Their Governor Bans the Phrase Tristram Kortem, March 22, 2015 (New Republic) “…[Government employees are] in it for the long haul…So I wasn't expecting...Show More Summary
(Steven Hayward) It’s widely known that Chris Hughes, the entitled brat who bought The New Republic, has succeeded in wrecking the once-venerable flagship of American liberalism. But does the magazine have to descend to self-parody and...Show More Summary
STARBUCKS: Where Only The Coffee Is Black! It’s not shocking at all that this lame “conversation about race” stuff is coming from an organization that’s as white as a Netroots Nation conference, an Obama campaign HQ, a New Republic alumni get-together or a Vox editorial board meeting. The primary purpose of race-talk in America today […]