The New Republic Staff

Prison Reform May Be The Last Bipartisan Issue Left in D.C.
Even Van Jones and Newt Gingrich agree
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July 29, 2014

Even Van Jones and Newt Gingrich agree.

Strangely Beautiful Photos of Tiny Bugs
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July 23, 2014

Using science to photograph the tiniest beetles.

Watch Julia Ioffe Explain the Russia-Ukraine Conflict to Stephen Colbert
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July 23, 2014

Julia Ioffe appeared on "The Colbert Report" last night to talk about the Russia-Ukraine conflict—and whether Russia is going to colonize the moon.

This Sculptor Piles People on Top of Each Other to Make Art
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July 22, 2014

And rethinking public spaces in the process.

Bridging The Partisan Gap By Befriending The Other Side
What CNN's S.E. Cupp and Van Jones are like in real life
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July 21, 2014

CNN's S.E. Cupp and Van Jones explain their bipartisan friendship

This Dinner Party Explains How Engineers And Lobbyists See The World Differently
POLITICO’s Mike Allen sheds light on the evolving relationship between the valley and the swamp
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July 21, 2014

POLITICO’s Mike Allen sheds light on the evolving relationship between the valley and the swamp.

The National Security State Simply Isn’t a Winning Issue for Politicians—On Either Side of the Aisle
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July 18, 2014

Voters, Slate’s David Weigel argues, just see the secret programs as another example of broad government incompetence. 

Midnight Where the Sun Never Sets
Breathtaking views of the Arctic
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July 15, 2014

"Sunrise" and "sunset" are relative terms in the Arctic, where it stays light for almost twenty-four hours a day in summertime.

Watch Nadine Gordimer Talk About South Africa's Racism: "I Was Part of It."
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July 14, 2014

The Nobel Laureate discusses racism, writing, and South Africa, and reads from a few short stories.

Is This the Political Photo of the Year?
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July 11, 2014

At the very least, it's the most provocative image uploaded to the White House Flickr feed in 2014.

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