The New Republic Staff
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.
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.
A photographic survey of the many facets of human relationships to the land.
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.
New book My Buddy: World War II Laid Bare collects images of Allied soldiers in naked horseplay.
The Case of the Disappearing Woman
June 22, 2014
What we see when we look at a woman in hijab.
World Leaders Interacting Awkwardly with Soccer Balls
June 17, 2014
Including George Bush slidetackling...himself.