The New Republic Staff

The Last Government Shutdown Was Nothing Compared to 2013
October 01, 2013

It's been 17 years since the last government shutdown. Here's what The New Republic wrote after it ended in January, 1996: 

From the Stacks: A Mash Note to John Boehner
October 01, 2013

It's safe to say that John Boehner hasn't been having a good day.

The New Republic Announces Content Partnership with Lawfare
October 01, 2013

The New Republic announced today that it has partnered with Lawfare to jointly produce Security States, a content feed that focuses on national security and law, with an emphasis on legal matters affecting cyber security.

Can You Name All of the Famous People on The New Republic's New Cover?
September 23, 2013

 In this week's issue of The New Republic, Alec MacGillis writes about Doug Band, the man in Bill Clinton's inner circle who did more to shape his post-presidential life than anyone.

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].