The December 4 vote could change the country's constitution and reform the 70-year-old republic.
Jamie Raskin is one of our winning Blue America candidates, and he just delivered a barnburner of a speech -- just what we need to be energized -- last night at an appearance with Elizabeth Warren. Via New Republic: “They can make a white supremacist the chief strategist for the White House,” he said, invoking Steve Bannon. Show More Summary
Belconnen is to be home to a $700 million New Acton-style mixed use development, Republic, featuring 1300 apartments and a hotel as well as Canberra’s first glass towers and tallest building. Atop the 27-storey, 113.7m-tall highest building will be Canberra’s first public “sky deck”. The first stage of development starts next year, with off-plan sales […]
Mazda, which has seen its previously strong sales slip in Israel, feels the brand has developed a bum rap. Its once exciting cars have become unworthy of praise in the Jewish republic — claims the company finds flagrantly objectionable. Show More Summary
We need an "underground railroad" for facts and ideas. Maybe a new editorial product from the Washington Post or NY Times? If we could crack that nut, we could create a union of people who want accurate information that isn't Republican or Democratic or in a red state or blue. Show More Summary
The Council of Fashion Designers of America may be based in New York, but its latest effort to support emerging designers has resulted in a full-fledged Golden State twofer: bringing Los Angeles-based artist and designer Greg Lauren together with the Bay Area’s Banana Republic brand for a menswear...
Kid Cudi’s new album–the follow-up to 2015’s Speedin’ Bullet 2 Heaven–has a new release date. Passion, Pain & Demon Slayin’ is out December 16 via Republic, according to an iTunes listing. Cudi has also shared the album’s “Baptized in Fire,” which features Travis Scott (with whom Cudi collaborated extensively on Birds in the Trap Sing McKnight). Show More Summary
eJoe Scarborough took on outrage over President-elect Donald Trump’s tweets during his Thursday morning segment of Morning Joe. Scarborough started by citing a New Republic article in which the author, Eric Sasson, notes that liberal opposition to Trump should focus on his proposed policies...
What we are now calling fake news—misinformation that people fall for—is nothing new. Thousands of years ago, in the Republic, Plato offered up a hellish vision of people who mistake shadows cast on a wall for reality. In the Iliad, the Trojans fell for a fake horse. Show More Summary
Daily Republic (Fairfield, CA) reports that the Solano Land Trust may be able to use toll credits — either through Caltrans or the Metropolitan Transportation Commission — to finance part of its share of the acquisition cost of new open...Show More Summary
There’s more cooking in the halls of BioWare than Mass Effect and the Old Republic. As part of Game Informer‘s latest issue on the upcoming Mass Effect: Andromeda, the magazine got to sit down for a nice long chat with BioWare manager Aaryn Flynn. During the interview, Flynn talked a little bit about BioWare’s unannounced […]
In a project that joins modern architecture with ancient archaeological finds, the Czech Republic’s new Archeopark in Pavlov houses a museum where visitors can get an up-close look at many Paleolithic-era tools as well as skeletal remains of early humans and their artwork. Show More Summary
According to TNR’s Lovia Gyarkye, one of the less tangible things President Obama has tried to forge is “a liberalism that fuses identity politics with the idea of American greatness.” As for Obama’s successor, “the answer to the Trump presidency is not to abandon the progress we have made. Show More Summary
THE NEW REPUBLIC: The Liberal Response to Trump Is Devolving Into Outrage Porn.
Rogue One isn’t the only Star Wars event in December. On December 2, BioWare will release a new expansion for its massively multiplayer online role-playing game, Star Wars: The Old Republic. The expansion, called Knights of the Eternal Throne, adds nine chapters of story content which includes two new planets for players to explore. Set […]
Following his first major exhibition in Dublin at IMMA in 2014, IMMA presents a new film work by Irish-born artist Duncan Campbell. Entitled The Welfare of Tomás Ó Hallissy this is the artist?s first film based in the Republic of Ireland and his first new work since winning the Turner Prize in 2014; when he was the first Irish born artist to do so. Show More Summary
The Texas Rangers are investigating a hazing incident involving several prospective players allegedly sexually assaulting an underage teammate and other new prospects while in the Dominican Republic, Yahoo! Sports reports. Eight Rangers prospects were questioned by police in the Dominican Republic...
Ivana Trump, the Czech-born former wife of the president-elect, recently told the New York Post that she thought her former husband should appoint her as U.S. ambassador to the Czech Republic. “[That] is where I’m from and my language and everybody knows me,” she explained. Ivana is just one of a number of rumored and hopeful ambassadors […]
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is now less than a month from hitting screens worldwide, and veteran Star Wars author James Luceno’s just-released prequel novel, Catalyst, is giving fans new insight into the fall of the Republic and the rise of the Empire, while introducing a host of new characters. Show More Summary
The Weeknd will release his new album, Starboy, next Friday via XO/Republic. In anticipation of the release, he’s shared two new songs, including a new collaboration with Daft Punk called “I Feel It Coming.” Stream it below. “I Feel It Coming” is the second collaboration with Daft Punk after the title track. Show More Summary