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What Freud Got Right

by Dish Staff The New Republic recently retrieved from their archives a classic essay by W.H. Auden on Freud’s enduring insights. Auden, writing in 1952, claimed that even if his specific theories were disproven, Freud “would still tower up as the genius who perceived that psychological events are not natural events but historical and that, […]

Quote For The Day

“The recent unpleasantness at The New Republic is more than a hiccup among the country’s political and cultural and literary elite. The zone of seriousness that the journal sought to establish is today under siege. It is, alas, the object of scorn from yahoos of all parties. Writing in the special anniversary issue published to […]

The New Republic Will Be Hiring Diverse Staff Members

Gabriel Snyder, the new editor-in-chief of The New Republic, whose hire caused a massive fit of whining and a total glaze-over of race issues at the publication by a slew of mainly white staffers who quit, has announced in his new mission statement that the publication will be hiring diverse staff: “As we revive one [...]

Morning Bits

You mean hire conservatives? “Gabriel Snyder issued his first editor’s note as head of The New Republic on Monday, promising that the magazine will survive the latest turmoil and be home to more ambitious and diverse journalism.” It might mean he isn’t running or he isn’t prepared. “[New Jersey Gov. Chris] Christie’s people have been less […]

1897 South African Gold Proof 6 Pence may bring $200,000 in Heritage's NYINC World Coin Event

4 days agoArts : Artdaily

A unique 1897 Republic gold proof pattern 6 Pence of South Africa is expected to bring in excess of $200,000+ in Heritage Auctions' World Coins & Ancient Coins Signature® Auction held in conjunction with the New York International Coin Show (NYINC) at the Waldorf Astoria, Jan. Show More Summary

Star Wars Knights of the Old Republic finally lands on Android

It may have taken its sweet time after seeing an initial mobile release on iOS over a year ago, but Star Wars Knights of the Old Republic has finally made its Android debut. The port brings the massively popular title to a whole new audience with optimized touch controls.

‘TNR’ pivots to racial diversity, away from ‘privileged demographic of political elites’

Gabriel Snyder, editor of the New Republic, said new writers "will be diverse in race, gender, and background." The magazine "can no longer afford to represent the views of one privileged class, nor appeal solely to a small demographic of political elites."

New Republic Editor: Now We’ll Hire Diverse Writers

One of the longstanding complaints of critics of the New Republic

The New Republic Editor-in-Chief Gabriel Snyder's Note to Readers: Live from La Farine

Gabriel Snyder: [Note to Readers]( "Shortly before the first issue of The New Republic... >...went on sale a little over a century ago,...Show More Summary

An 1890 Novel Predicted The TNR Meltdown

5 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

The 19th author and magazine editor William Dean Howells once wrote a novel that eerily anticipated the recent troubles at The New Republic.

Fare Thee Well, My Honeys

by Michelle Dean Andrew asked me to guest-blog here the day before The New Republic hit the skids. Both events came out of the blue for me, so they’re linked in my mind now. All week I’d meant to getting around to commenting on the weirdness of it, but then the Sony hack and North […]

Guy Vidra's Open Letter to "New Republic" Readers

Guy Vidra: [Open Letter to New Republic Readers]( "I started my career in journalism... >...My first job out of college was as a junior editor for a small publication in Dublin, Ireland. Show More Summary

Worst. Letter. To. Penthouse Forum. Ever.

Yikes, Paul Berman writes terrible porn: I think that anyone who sits down to read the Wieseltier decades of critical reviews in The New Republic will notice that at some mysterious philosophical level a great many of those hundreds of essays seem to cohere. It is not because they display a particular ideological bent or follow a […]

We Should Respond to North Korea. But What If We Can't?

Over at the all-new New Republic, Yishai Schwartz sounds the usual old-school New Republic war drums toward North Korea. "The only way to prevent future attacks," he says, "is for foreign governments to know that attacks against U.S....Show More Summary

Things I Read That I Love #158: A Big, Bright Shining Star

Topics include Ferguson, Boogie Nights, incarcerating victims of domestic violence, sex ed films and racism at The New Republic.

Management is both the problem and the solution

I confess I read every single article I came across about the drama at The New Republic — every insider account, every critique of the magazine’s history, every defense, every extrapolation to all that’s wrong with digital or legacy media, every complaint about all the complaining, and every last piece of gossip. And not just because I work...

Beyond journalism in the present tense

A Hollywood director couldn’t have scripted a more compelling (and stereotypical) clash between two sets of journalistic beliefs than this month’s battle between the staff of The New Republic and its owner Chris Hughes. On the one side, a deep commitment to humanistic inquiry embodied in the liberal arts. On the other, the data-oriented, metric-...

New Republic Takes Weirdly Pants-Wetting Look at Honduran ZEDEs (Free Zones)

last weekNews : Reason

The New Republic (which, yes, still exists after the self-important fleeing of most of its staff after Franklin Foer ceased being its editor for the second time) takes an unsupportedly pants-wetting look at the frightening thought of free-market-y economic and legal reform in parts of the disaster zone of Honduras. Show More Summary

Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

Advocates are suing Walmart over its new, inadequate protections for pregnant workers. The Dominican Republic will now allow abortion in cases of rape or incest, or when the life of the pregnant person is at risk.  A history of sex ed films. 14 women of color who rocked 2014. Two teens have been arrested in the rape case of […]

Re/Max sells franchise rights to Caribbean, Central America

Franchisor Re/Max LLC has sold franchise rights to the Caribbean and Central America, carving out a new region for the Dominican Republic in the process. Re/Max Caribbean and Central America is now owned by broker-owners John and Lucinda Turley of...

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