The New Republic Staff

Watch: The Brutal Ageism of Tech
April 28, 2014

The pimply and young are receiving millions from venture capitalists. Why is experience a negative in Silicon Valley? 

The Democrats' Best Senate Hopes: An Unorthodox Ranking
April 27, 2014

The 12 states that Democrats have the best chances of winning through mobilization.

This Is the Only Split in American Politics That Really Matters
April 27, 2014

Here are the two types of voters who make a difference in U.S. elections.

Democrats Need to Find New Midterm Voters. Here Are Four Places They're Looking.
April 27, 2014

These maps illustrate four specific groups that Democrats are hunting for this fall.

The Charming Doodles of Kurt Vonnegut
April 18, 2014

Kurt Vonnegut's whimsical, amusing doodles are collected and published for the first time. 

The Frontier of Climate Change: Action in the Heartland
April 04, 2014

State and local politicians, especially those whose communities have suffered from the recent spike in extreme weather events, have been far quicker than Congress to embrace and implement meaningful climate change policies. Are these case studies and pockets of success enough to achieve broad-scale climate action in the coming years? What will it take to bring climate change to the forefront of policy debates? Will future candidates for public office shy away from climate policy, or will it become a key issue in upcoming elections?

On Earth Day 2014, The New Republic, Drake University, and The League of Women Voters will host The Frontier of Climate Change to address the current state of climate policy at the federal, state, and local level and the role climate will play in future political campaigns and agendas.

Frontier of Climate Change will take place at Parents Hall North on Drake University's campus from 9:00 am - 12:00 pm on Tuesday, April 22.

On Our Cover: The Brutal Ageism of Tech
March 21, 2014

In our new cover story, senior editor Noam Scheiber reports from "one of the most ageist places in America"—Silicon Valley, where "it’s better to be perceived as naïve and immature than to have voted in the 1980s." Over the past eight months, Scheibe

On Our Cover: The Age of Revolution
March 06, 2014

A peek at our new issue and what's inside. 

What Is Vladimir Putin Staring at in Sochi?
February 05, 2014

Unlike another despot known for looking at things, Putin's gaze always seems to fall on objects off-camera.

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