The New Republic Staff

From the Video Vault: David Foster Wallace Delivers the Kenyon Commencement Speech
September 12, 2013

Today marks the fifth anniversary of David Foster Wallace’s death. His 2005 Kenyon College commencement address, which went viral this year, has been called one of the best commencement speeches of the past quarter-century.

Yes, Footage of Tolstoy Exists. Here It Is.
September 09, 2013

Hard to believe, but this is a real collection of clips of Tolstoy from 1910.

The New Republic announces content partnership with the New Statesman
September 09, 2013

The New Republic announced today that it has partnered with the British magazine the New Statesmen to publish a select number of its articles on The New Republic website and in tablet editions of the magazine—and vice versa.

On Our Cover: In Defense of the Wild Child
August 30, 2013

This week's cover story, by Elizabeth Weil, documents a new and disturbing trend in childhood education: emotional self-regulation.

9 Boring Buildings Turned Into Amazing Art
August 20, 2013

The earliest form of street art developed a century ago, as murals in Latin America.

Who Should Buy the Paper?
August 19, 2013

"Evan Williams"—Nick Denton, owner of Gawker MediaDavid Paul Morris/Getty Images News “Evan Williams [who helped found Blogger and Twitter].

On Our Cover: The Perestroika Pope
August 16, 2013

In this week's cover story, Damon Linker investigates how the man once known as Jorge Mario Bergoglio will change the future of Catholic Church. Since being elected Pope in March, Francis has heartened progressive Catholics with his focus on the poor

What Wendy Davis Looked Like 20 Years Ago
August 16, 2013

The famous filibusterer as a Harvard Law Grad in 1993.

The Morning After the Cairo Massacre
August 15, 2013

Egyptian security forces on Wednesday tore through two Cairo camps erected by supporters of the deposed president, Mohamed Morsi, a crackdown in which more than 500 have died.

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