The New Republic Staff

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.

These Vintage Photos of Naked Soldiers Show the Intimate Side of War
June 23, 2014

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.

'Game of Thrones' Ends Its Fourth Season
June 15, 2014

“Game of Thrones” has no heroes, and anybody who looks like one is probably lying or about to die.