Italy’s parliament has elected Sergio Mattarella of the Democratic Party as the new president of the Republic. The constitutional court judge and former minister is expected to be sworn in for a seven-year term, officially taking over from Giorgio Napolitano who resigned earlier this year. After the vote, he said: “My first thoughts are with […]
A US court ruling has warped the otherwise precise meanings of three key words – “republic”, “sovereign”, and “default” – leading to absurdities like a New York district court holding the Republic of Argentina in “contempt of court”!...Show More Summary
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For those of us who spent the 1980's and the 1990's watching Marty Peretz turn The New Republic into his personal supermarket flyer, this has been just a fabulous few days, a tasty flagon of delightful Schadenfreude Winter Lager. First, there wa...
Brazil, the Dominican Republic, and Spain: Three countries that are not Mexico. When Chipotle announced its "Cultivating Thought" partnership with Jonathan Safran Foer last year to offer fast-casual servings of literature in its restaurants...Show More Summary
Jeet Heer: [The New Republic's Legacy on Race: From Du Bois to the Bell Curve](http://www.newrepublic.com/article/120884/new-republics-legacy-race): "Between the late ’30s and the mid-’70s... >...The New Republic was one of the best magazines outside the black press in its coverage of the rise of the civil rights movement. Show More Summary
Someone picked a great time to make himself unavailable. Over the last few months, following The New Republic’s centenary anniversary and a staff shake-up, a perceived legacy of racism in the magazine has been the topic of intense arguments, mostly carried out online. Show More Summary
National Journal magazine has hired John B. Judis as a senior writer, announced Richard Just, editor of NJ magazine, this afternoon. Judis, author and former senior editor for The New Republic, will write feature stories for the magazine...Show More Summary
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence distances himself from the “Just IN” news service idea cooked up by his staff. (indystar.com) | Keep government out of the news business, says Rem Rieder. (usatoday.com) The New Republic’s February issue explores the magazine’s history of racism. (politico.com) The new Bloomberg Business site reminds Jack Shafer of … Read More
As a new poll says the public overwhelmingly wants Congress to fix the subsidy gap if the Supreme Court makes a corrupt bargain with the GOP and invalidates subsidies in states without state-run Obamacare market places, House Republicans...Show More Summary
In the first issue published since the longtime liberal magazine committed suicide last December, the New Republic will feature a cover story on its "perceived legacy of racism," a direct confrontation of criticism of the magazine's racial politics that reignited after a mass staff exodus.
Western companies are doing big business in China, but storm clouds lie on the horizon. According to a New York Times report, new banking security rules approved in the People's Republic…
Mohammad Hassan Habibollahzedeh, the new Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the Islamic Republic of Iran to IMO, visited IMO Headquarters January 28. There,
Debra Friedman, 56, CEO of Health Republic Insurance of New York, leads a new type of nonprofit insurer. One of 23 consumer operated-and-oriented plans, or co-ops, created by the Affordable Care Act,... To view the full story, click the title link.
A few Revolving Door items for you this morning, involving New York, The New York Times Magazine and The New Republic. Details are below. Jamie Fuller is joining New York’s Daily Intel blog. She was most recently a politics writer for The Washington Post. Julia Ioffe has been named a contributing writer for The New York Times Magazine. Show More Summary
Good morning! Here are some career updates from the journalism community: Julia Ioffe will be a contributing writer to The New York Times Magazine. Previously, she was a senior editor of The New Republic. Jaime Fuller is joining New York magazine. Show More Summary
India celebrated Republic Day yesterday, the annual event that honors the day the Indian constitution came into force in 1950. This year, US President Obama was invited as a guest at the military parade held in New Delhi. Here are the best pictures from the celebration. Show More Summary
According to Dylan Byers, Julia Ioffe, a former senior editor of The New Republic, will be joining The New York Times Magazine as a contributing writer. Ioffe, a Moscow-born journalist and expert on the Russian/Eurasian world, will cover...Show More Summary
NEW DELHI -- President Barack Obama on Monday took in a grand display of Indian military hardware, marching bands and elaborately dressed camels, becoming the first American leader to be honored as chief guest at India's annual Republic Day festivities. Continue reading ? The post PHOTOS: Obama takes in India’s grand Republic Day parade appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
President Barack Obama joined Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi at his country's Republic Day Parade in New Delhi. Obama is the first U.S. President to be a guest of honor at the annual festivity.