Women Don't Stick with the Sciences. Here's Why.

"I am often insecure about my abilities as a female scientist."

Gender Quotas Worked in Norway. Why Not Here?

Turns out, American culture may be hindering gender equality.

This Is the Most Diverse Apartment Building in America

No matter how much we say we want otherwise, we still end up living around people who look just like us. This Brooklyn building is the exception. 

Primetime TV Is More Diverse Than It's Ever Been. Why Now?

With "Black-ish" and "Cristela," network comedy is mining race, ethnicity, and cultural assimilation for laughs. 

The Next Republic Explores Identity

The next phase of our six-month campaign will explore issues of self.

TV Needs to Stop Treating Mental Illness as a Superpower

ABC's "Black Box" is an absurdly clumsy example of one of pop culture's most noxious tropes.


The "World Domination Summit" Wants to Teach People to Do What They Love

It's meant to inspire people to leave corporate life and do what they love. But what does that mean for the rest of us?

New Dads Get More Breaks than New Moms in the Office

25% of people found it "admirable" when a man took care of his kids. Only 3% thought so about women. 

The Best Way to Be Your Own Boss: Selling Advice on How to Be Your Own Boss

A new wave of solopreneurs are capitalizing on people desperate for self-employment success. 

What Do Employees Think About The Future Of Work?

New survey results show that flexibilty and gender equality are the key to the future workplace

It's Time to Pay Prisoners the Minimum Wage

Giving convicts labor equality will help our conscience and our bottom line. 

Freelance Workers Are Our Future. So Why Are We Penalizing Them?

Our government can't distinguish between an employee and a contractor. And that's hurting our freelancers and our future.

Are America's Unions Too Local?

A labor economist explains how an industry-wide collective bargaining system would revolutionize the way we work 

About Next Republic

As part of The New Republic's centennial celebration, the articles and analysis of the Next Republic campaign, produced in partnership with Credit Suisse, will explore the key issues set to shape the coming century: work, gender, business, entrepreneurship, identity, and community.