The group blog of The New Republic
November 13, 2013
Wednesday, a group of legislators introduced a different kind of abortion bill into the U.S. Senate.
As the Philippines struggle to recover from Typhoon Haiyan—which killed thousands of people and is one of the most intense tropical cyclones on record—a new UN report suggests the South Pacific should prepare for more catastrophes.
2013 is set to be among the ten warmest years since modern records began in 1850, and sea levels are at their highest point ever, making low-lying coastal regions more vulnerable to super storms like Haiyan, the World Meteorological Organization said Wednesday.
According to Jed Perl's brutal 2009 assessment of Francis Bacon: Not very much.
Good news: There's a "side door" into Obamacare via insurers' sites. Bad news: It relies on the same terrible information technology.
These two maps show the combined domestic and international flight routes for American Airlines and US Airways.
November 12, 2013
The first in an occasional series of updates about what's new at our magazine
Over the last half century, Reverend Sun Myung Moon and his family have led a religious and political movement—anchored by the Unification Church—that has exerted enormous influence over right-wing American politics and created a web of influential and profitable businesses, including the New Yorker Hotel, the Manhattan Center recording studio, and The Washington Times.