The New Republic Staff

TNR’s 12 Best Campaign Stories of 2012
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November 22, 2012

From an ex-Mormon missive to a Tagg tale, here are the stories that helped shape the conversation in ’12.

Lone Ranchers, Password Privacy and the Queen of Lowbrow: Today's TNR Reader
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November 21, 2012

Editor’s Note: We’ll be running the article recommendations of our friends at TNR Reader each afternoon on The Plank, just in time to print out or save for your commute home. Enjoy! Crippling drought, soaring land prices: Is this the end of the cattle ranch as we know it? Texas Monthly | 36 min (8,928 words) Hacked: Why passwords can't protect us anymore. Wired | 23 min (5,770 words) How Ian McEwan became Britain's cultural historian. Los Angeles Review of Books | 8 min (2,012 words) Queen of Lowbrow: Whitney Cummings's crusade to be taken seriously. New York | 10 min (2,596 words)

The Theater of War, Art Arguments, and Business Game Theory: Today’s TNR Reader
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November 20, 2012

 Editor’s Note: We’ll be running the article recommendations of our friends at TNR Reader each afternoon on The Plank, just in time to print out or save for your commute home. Enjoy! What is the problem with the Red Cross?

Mobile Murders, Jerusalem Life, and the New GOP: Today’s TNR Reader
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November 19, 2012

 Editor’s Note: We’ll be running the article recommendations of our friends at TNR Reader each afternoon on The Plank, just in time to print out or save for your commute home. Enjoy! Mobile killers: A strange, modern African murder mystery in the lawless dystopia of eastern Congo. GQ | 36 min (8,970 words) If newspapers die, will good citizenship die with them?

Reckless Reporters, Object Obsessions, and the Western Boogeyman: Today's TNR Reader
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November 15, 2012

Editor’s Note: We’ll be running the article recommendations of our friends at TNR Reader each afternoon on The Plank, just in time to print out or save for your commute home. Enjoy! Could online education be the death knell for the university? The Guardian | 15 min (3,700 words) In Mexico, drug lords warn journalists they plan to attack with a cautionary phone call.  Why do reporters ignore it? NYRB | 16 min (3,893 words) Why did Orhan Pamuk make a museum?

Creative Culture, Bin Ladenism, and an Exercise in Equality: Today’s TNR Reader
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November 14, 2012

Editor’s Note: We’ll be running the article recommendations of our friends at TNR Reader each afternoon on The Plank, just in time to print out or save for your commute home.

Literary Liturgists, the BRIC Boom and Bestselling Brain Science: Today's TNR Reader
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November 09, 2012

 Editor’s Note: We’ll be running the article recommendations of our friends at TNR Reader each afternoon on The Plank, just in time to print out or save for your commute home.

Edward Gorey’s Strange Appeal, the Secrets of Cinematic Promotion, and the Changing Face of Cuba: Today’s TNR Reader
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November 05, 2012

Editor’s Note: We’ll be running the article recommendations of our friends at TNR Reader each afternoon on The Plank, just in time to print out or save for your commute home.

Life-Saving Stiffs, Rawl's Rogue Justice and the Trail of the Truck Stop Killer: Today’s TNR Reader
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November 01, 2012

Editor’s Note: We’ll be running the article recommendations of our friends at TNR Reader each afternoon on The Plank, just in time to print out or save for your commute home.

Digital Humanities, Twilight 2.0, and the Dirty Roots of the Hair Industry: Today’s TNR Reader
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October 31, 2012

Editor’s Note: We’ll be running the article recommendations of our friends at TNR Reader each afternoon on The Plank, just in time to print out or save for your commute home.

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