The New Republic Staff

Watch: Here's What It's Really Like for a Transgender Person to Transition
September 29, 2014

A transgender woman discusses the challenges she faced while transitioning, both in the workplace and in her own home. 

On Our Cover: Ruth Bader Ginsburg Is an American Hero
September 26, 2014

She discusses her conservative colleagues, the myopia of young feminists, and why she’s not stepping down.

Vintage Photos by the Man Whom Ansel Adams Called a "Roving Genius of Mind and Mountains"
August 19, 2014

Seven stunning images from the mountaineer, explorer, cartographer, and aerial photographer Bradford Washburn.

This Young Man's Grandmother Died Unexpectedly. His Moving Photographs Document His Family's Grief.
August 18, 2014

Goseong Choi traveled to his family's remote South Korean village after losing his grandmother.

Touching Images of Unaccompanied Minors—From 100 Years Ago
August 17, 2014

A look back at the icon of American immigration, Ellis Island.

Scenes from a War Zone in the Middle of America
August 14, 2014

Unreal photos of the chaos on the streets of Ferguson.

These Are the People Who Obama Is Trying to Save in Iraq
August 08, 2014

Kurds are fleeing as Islamic State militants close in.

Are America's Unions Too Local?
August 06, 2014

A labor economist explains how an industry-wide collective bargaining system would revolutionize the way we work