“Last year, Mexico, barely a third our population, graduated 113,000 engineers, the United States 120,000.” — Former president Bill Clinton during a speech celebrating the 100th anniversary of the New Republic, Nov. 19, 2014 Former president Bill Clinton loves to toss out facts and figures. This line, from his speech at the New Republic 100th anniversary […]
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The New Republic gives its list.
In the New Republic this weekend, Eric Posner warns that President Obama's recent executive action on immigration may come back to haunt liberals. Obama's order was perfectly legal, he says, but "it may modify political norms that control...Show More Summary
Why can't Orlando Bloom be shirtless every day of the week?! While in Prague, Czech Republic on Thursday, Orlando rocked some fake tattoos for his new thriller Unlocked, which is currently filming in the city. [ Photos: Celebrities With Tattoos In Places You Can't Even See! ] Along with those fake tats, Orlando rocked some faux scars! Whoa, check [...]
Like some Doctor Who re-union, here’s Frank Foer, Mike Kinsley, Rick Hertzberg, and yours truly at Wednesday night’s 100th Anniversary dinner in honor of The New Republic. The NYT has a write-up of the event here. It was wonderful to see some old friend and former-friends and also a little unsettling to see so many […]
few weeks ago, we wrote about BuzzFeed’s hiring of Stacy-Marie Ishmael, formerly of the Financial Times, as the editorial lead for their forthcoming news app. Product lead Noah Chestnut, formerly of The New Republic, has been working on building a product that will serve news in a mobile context to core BuzzFeed News readers for...
Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. had to beat a hasty retreat on Friday at the sight of an unruly crowd of Ukrainians in Kiev protesting the new government amid continuing unrest in that former Soviet republic.
Orlando Bloom gets into character as he heads to the set of his new thriller Unlocked on Thursday afternoon (November 20) in Prague, Czech Republic. The 37-year-old actor rocked some crazy fake tattoos and scars on his shirtless body to shoot some scenes for the movie. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Orlando Bloom [...]
Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium The New Republic celebrated 100 years of powerful, innovative and thought-provoking journalism on Wednesday night, with a guest list that can be described in equal terms. From keynote speaker, President Bill...Show More Summary
Clinton says President Obama is on firm legal ground with his immigration moves. Speaking at the New Republic’s centennial gala, former President Bill Clinton said Obama’s action was consistent with executive precedent. “As far as I can tell, every president in the modern era has issued some executive action on immigration,” Clinton said according to [...]
Chris Hughes, the owner, gives a speech about looking toward the future and embracing experimentation. The editors talk about protecting the past.
"... 'something walled off from our collective understanding of Bill Cosby'?" asks Rebecca Traister at The New Republic.White people loved “The Cosby Show,” especially liberal white people. They loved it... because it offered a warmShow More Summary
As the New Republic celebrates its 100th birthday, how are we best to understand the magazine's century of ostentatious chin-stroking? As an attempt to declare by fiat a consensus politics for a nation of divided interests and purposes? An expression of the fundamental conservatism that underlies liberalism? A performance of whiteness? Read more...
Hardly a day goes by on the internet without a publication releasing some kind of Important List. The latest is The New Republic's "100 Years 100 Thinkers," a compendium prompted by the magazine's centennial.
Orlando Bloom gets an umbrella held over his head during a downpour on the set of his new film Unlocked on Wednesday (November 19) in Prague, Czech Republic. The 37-year-old actor has been recently linked to many women since his split from wife Miranda Kerr including Selena Gomez and friend Erica Packer. Now, new rumors [...]
In The New Republic, Rebecca Traister says when talking about abortion, the rights of the mother should trump those of the fetus. To me, abortion belongs to the same category as the early Cesarean I will need to undergo because of previous surgeries. Show More Summary
In the current issue (24 November 2014) of The New Republic Michael Hobbes has a great article that deals with development ('How To Save The World'). He begins the article with the infamous PlayPump fiasco. Download How_to_Save_World_Hobbes_TNR_24Nov2014 I blogged about PlayPumps on 30 June 2010 and 17 October 2013. In...
At New Republic, Jon Cohn has a detailed exploration on the whole Jonathan Gruber Obamacare mess and what Gruber's comments tell us about American politics. It's worth a read if you want to delve back into the painful intricacies of the debate and slow forward motion of the legislation we were all glued to for so many months. Show More Summary