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The New Republic
Founded in 1914, The New Republic is a magazine of interpretation and opinion for a rapidly changing world.
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The New Republic 9h
America’s current homelessness epidemic is occurring precisely because of the economic boom.
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The New Republic 10h
Segregation allowed whites to hoard economic, social, and educational resources. Desegregation had exactly the opposite effect.
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The New Republic 11h
Focusing on populism as a mood or virus implies that it is all rhetoric—as if the anger of “the people” is something suspicious, a phantasm summoned by crude and dishonest demagogues.
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The New Republic 12h
Deforestation of the Amazon, which produces about 20 percent of the world’s oxygen, is reaching an irreversible “tipping point,” and researchers say Bolsonaro is to blame.
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The New Republic 13h
Back in 1991, during the first Bush presidency, there was true bipartisan consensus that that there was a climate crisis and that something needs to be done. Then, the Koch brothers got involved.
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The New Republic 14h
California was the only free state to reject both the Fourteenth and Fifteenth Amendments during the Reconstruction era, which extended citizenship rights to all natural-born Americans and granted the suffrage to black men.
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The New Republic 15h
Obama’s famous “O” logo has cast a long shadow over graphic design in the Democratic Party.
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The New Republic 16h
Joe Biden’s campaign has been marked more by the sheer number of gaffes delivered than by any soaring rhetoric or roaring crowd of supporters.
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The New Republic 17h
Union tactics can be applied by new kinds of workers—even those who may not be allowed to organize.
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The New Republic 18h
A study, funded in part by HHS, showed that in 2016, for 60 percent of women seeking contraception at Title X-funded facilities, that visit would be their only healthcare for that entire year.
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The New Republic 19h
Influential segments of the Brazilian armed forces believe developed countries are currently waging “an indirect war” against Brazil for control of the Amazon.
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The New Republic 20h
“I grew up in Atlanta. I graduated from high school in this city. Through my job, I’ve been taking care of people in this city. And now my kids and I are homeless? How does that even happen?”
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The New Republic 21h
In the years following the occupation, conservative politicians in dozens of states began introducing bills that looked an awful lot alike, all with the express purpose of criminalizing pipeline protests.
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The New Republic Aug 24
The Kochs poured the runoff of their obscene wealth directly into the pockets of state legislators in almost every corner of the nation; in return, these captured pols fed the beast anything it wanted.
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The New Republic Aug 24
Brazil Is a bigger threat than either Iran or China, and anyone who says otherwise isn't taking climate change seriously.
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The New Republic Aug 24
Populism isn't a particular ideology or style of governance. It's a set of practices that partisans use to mobilize the people against an elite.
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The New Republic Aug 24
How did Jeffrey Epstein meet so many luminaries in the worlds of science and technology? It all might trace back to literary agent John Brockman.
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The New Republic Aug 24
The Amazon rainforest does indeed have rich land with insurmountable potential, but deforestation does not have to be a part of making it profitable. The best option for preserving it might be to listen to and support its residents.
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The New Republic Aug 24
The Koch fortune, built on exploiting the earth, funds an empire dedicated to smothering free speech. writes:
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The New Republic Aug 24
Joe Biden still shines in most polls, but as a Trump loss grows more likely, the former V.P.'s "electability" pitch is losing its luster.
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