The group blog of The New Republic
April 3, 2014
I was stuck today on a 40-mile train ride that took more than four hours. It gave me some time to connect the dots.
An ex-White House spokesman fact-checks the HBO comedy
Before, the joke was that the vice president had no power. Now the joke is politics itself. All of it.
April 2, 2014
“We in Ukraine feel cheated, we feel that we were betrayed,” he said.
Defenders of tipping say it rewards better service. People who've studied it say it rewards drawing smiley faces on checks, crouching next to a table, and four other peer-reviewed tactics.
MONEY IN POLITICS
Once the horse is out of the barn, why not let out the cows, too?
And that's very bad for our electoral process.
Seven million signups and counting. Who could have predicted? Oh, wait...
We have a proven, cost-effective way to reconnect the long-term unemployed with the labor market.
April 1, 2014
2012 was the second-worst year ever for migrant deaths at the border.
Hey Fox, unskew this.