The group blog of The New Republic
December 11, 2013
Stop laughing, he says. It's not funny.
If you can't beat the gun nots, scare off investors in the weapons firms that support them
Techies: The new puritans.
Apparently getting hit by a car is as natural as breathing.
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Kerry may be backing away from a "final status" agreement
It may be in trouble.
One month ago, The New York Times published a long piece on the front page about shocking allegations of anti-Semitism—swastikas on lockers, anti-Semitic nicknames and jokes, the throwing of coins at Jewish students—at Pine Bush School District, which has a significant Jewish population and is located in upstate New York, not two hours from New York City, where there are a few Jews as well. Three Jewish families have sued the district, which denies everything.
It's hard to snub without looking graceless
Sometimes world leaders just have to have good manners.
The agreement announced Tuesday, however modest, is a step in the right direction.