Culture

November 25, 2014

Don't Blame the Grand Jury for Not Indicting Darren Wilson. Blame the Law.
1:35 PM

Want cops to be held accountable? Then change the law.

Pauline Kael’s Rousing, Visionary Review that Helped Bring the French New Wave to America
12:40 PM

Her passionate, wild writing launched careers—including her own.

November 24, 2014

The St. Louis County Prosecutor Implicitly Conceded the Need for a Trial
11:25 PM

The St. Louis County prosecutor implicitly conceded the need for a trial.

Darren Wilson Walks: No Indictment for Michael Brown’s Killer
9:36 PM

Ferguson Grand Jury reaches its decision, and declines to indict the police officer in the killing of Michael Brown

'Duck Dynasty''s Success Is Entirely Based on Selling a Fantasy
The enduring, commercial fallacy of the "authentic" man
9:00 PM

Americans have remained uniquely enamored of the simple man who speaks homely truths and sees what his more sophisticated brethren cannot.

"We Like Vampires Because We Hate Death"
An interview with the director of 'A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night'
3:35 PM

Talking to the director of A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night.

Virginia Woolf Goes to the Movies
2:43 PM

A meditation on film and reality

Majestic Images of Icebergs That Won't Survive Climate Change
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2:04 PM

Global warming has put these beautiful natural monuments in danger. 

November 23, 2014

Corporate America Is Using the Sharing Economy to Turn Us Into Temps
11:51 PM

The dark side of the sharing economy, coming to a workplace near you. 

Woolf, Updike, and Nabokov: The Best Letters to the Editor in New Republic History
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8:00 PM

Plus: Michael Kinsley, Warren Buffett, and Feliz Frankfurther—they all wrote to The New Republic.

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