December 23, 2014
Celebrating the holidays shouldn't require light pollution.
December 22, 2014
Is America just a "vast conspiracy to make you happy"?
The incompleteness of a certain kind of aesthetic object can inspire additional devotion.
Did the song unite the German and British troops during World War I?
A Letter from the Editor
Gabriel Snyder on The New Republic's future.
December 19, 2014
What should governments do with fighters who've returned from Syria?
Stephen Colbert Didn't Change the World, But We Wouldn't Have Survived the Bush Years Without Him
Colbert's goodbye was predictably sentimental, but he deserved it.
December 18, 2014
The show's format seemed innovative at first, but it ended up weighing it down.
“Not everyone comprehends the nature of Colbert’s satire.”
Stop Making Fun of North Korea
Our laughter is drowning out their horrific human rights record.