The group blog of The New Republic
March 6, 2014
Senator Claire McCaskill on the gender politics of squaring off against Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, her days as a sex crimes prosecutor, and why she believes her bill will work.
Sometimes good things happen for bad reasons
March 5, 2014
Facebook is cracking down on illegal gun sales through the social network. It's a small step, but shows where the gun control movement is heading.
Leaving poverty is more complicated than you think.
The boys were thought of as thugs. Girls, on the other hand, were seen as helpless victims.
Vladimir Putin isn't invading Crimea or trying to secure the land around which his warm-water fleet is based, no, no. He is protecting Russian speakers from brazen fascist aggression on the part of the Ukrainians. Truth is, protecting, uh, Russian speakers in Crimea has been a passion of Putin's for a long time.
The strange saga of a possibly real, possibly fake study that became an Internet news meme
The strange saga of a possibly real, possibly fake study that became an Internet news meme.
Elijah Cummings took Issa to task for ending the hearing.
John Kerry's on the move, and Hillary Clinton compared Putin to Hitler.
REDUCTIO AD HITLERUM
Hillary Clinton reportedly compared Vladimir Putin to Hitler. The analogy is off, and also seems unpresidential (which isn't irrelevant in Clinton's case).
Russia Today's image management team went totally off the rails.