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New Republic June 22, 2015
June 22, 2015

Why Literature?

Pax Google

How your friendly neighborhood search engine took over the world.Paul Ford

The Best Thing Hillary Could Do for Her Campaign? Ditch Bill.

She's been at her best when he's made himself scarce.Rebecca Traister

Why Are Libertarians Mostly Dudes?

Rand Paul is polling terribly among women. His political philosophy might be to blame.Jeet Heer

In Defense of 'Uppity-ism'

Why black ambition is never a bad thing.Jamil Smith

Who Owns the Dead?

For decades, Americans have been increasingly distanced from the dead. A small group of women is working to change that.Libby Copeland

After the Deluge

Building climate justice from the wreckage of Hurricane Katrina.Alexander Zaitchik

Future Queer

Where is Gay America going next?Alexander Chee

The New Republic’s Campaign for Marriage Equality

Today's Supreme Court decision was a very, very long time coming.The New Republic Staff

The Vanishing Terrain of Gay America

A writer returns to the city where he was raised—and exiled—to find what was lost when gay life entered the mainstream.Michael Lindenberger

The Obama Gap

A case study in electoral failure.Suzy Khimm

One Photographer Documents Sweden's Amazing Leave Policies

In his series 'Swedish Dads,' photographer Johan Bävman makes the case that parental leave benefits men, too.Maia Booker

Confessions of a Catholic Novelist

When water, bread, and blood aren’t just water, bread, and blood.William Giraldi

Rerunning in Place

How the TV reboot became the freshest thing around.Esther Breger

Forgetting Lolita: How Nabokov's Victim Became an American Fantasy

At a certain echelon of pop music megastardom, they are all Lolitas now, trafficking in the iconography of lollipops and stuffed animals and schoolgirl outfits.Ira Wells

Altruism Shrugged

The unforgiving morality of Ayn Rand’s forgotten novel.Elizabeth Stoker Bruenig

Beach Babes

Linda Rosenkrantz’s realist experiment.Anna Wiener

Under a Spell

The spine-tingling glee of the Scrabble enthusiast.Sam Eifling

Welcome to Literature’s Duchamp Moment

We don’t live like nineteenth-century French novelists anymore, so we should stop writing according to their conventions.Shaj Mathew

Dunk Tank

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