The New Republic Staff

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

And rethinking public spaces in the process.

Bridging The Partisan Gap By Befriending The Other Side
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
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
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
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."
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?
July 11, 2014

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

The Limits of Human Domination, in the American West and Beyond
July 03, 2014

A photographic survey of the many facets of human relationships to the land.

One of Senegal's Most Beautiful Beaches Was Once a Slave-Trading Hub
June 27, 2014

The pleasures of a day at the beach can transcend the darkest of histories.

On Our Cover: Hillary Clinton's Primary of One
June 26, 2014

A guide to the least contentious election of our time.