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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 5m
Biden can spend big if the money flows to the right places. How do we get it there?
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Laura Marsh 8h
“What do you call an era when people hunted with wooden spears, fed their fires with logs and branches, and lived in wooden huts? The Stone Age, apparently.”
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It only took a few generations to unmoor humanity from wood, the substance it had relied on since the birth of the species. In mere decades, we left behind a world our bodies had evolved for and entered a synthetic one our minds could hardly comprehend.
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In addition to worrying climate activists, the news that Joe Biden plans to appoint Brian Deese to head the National Economic Council has raised concerns about BlackRock’s outsized influence in U.S. politics.
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If Biden really wants to implement a successful recovery program, he can’t cave to deficit hawks.
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Kate Aronoff 5h
I wrote up a case against Brian Deese
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Melissa Gira Grant 2h
"When someone in the building died, a notice was often taped to a window in the lobby: WE REGRET TO ANNOUNCE THE PASSING OF OUR FRIEND." The opening of 's deeply empathetic reporting on Covid-19 in assisted living facilities...
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. reported on the plight of the residents at Bronxwood, one of New York's largest assisted living facilities, in one of the Bronx zip codes hardest hit by the coronavirus, a reporting collaboration with :
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The New Republic 2h
The clock is ticking and the deadlines are mounting for Congress to pass another spending bill.
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'Weird Alex' Pareene 3h
grim story that also suggests, at least to me, that "barely regulated companies that primarily exist to defraud Medicaid" shouldn't be our main solution for housing older people
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People praising Brian Deese's expected appointment to head the National Economic Council misunderstand both Deese’s climate credentials and the crisis at hand.
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Sunrise NYC 4h
After supporting "bridge fuels" in the Obama Admin, and working for the world's largest financier of fossil fuels and deforestation, we'd at least like Brian Deese to explain how his approach to the climate crisis will be different under Biden
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Biden has proposed that we “build back better” with public investment. This is the correct agenda. But it’s not compatible with decades of mainstream Democratic thinking on spending, debts, and deficits.
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Ann Choi Nov 30
"Gov. Andrew Cuomo has boasted about the relatively low death toll in the state’s nursing homes, despite the fact that no other state counts these deaths as New York does."
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The New Republic 3h
The media shouldn’t forget that Biden’s Cabinet picks deserve scrutiny, even if they’re much less scandalous than Trump’s.
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The New Republic 4h
TONIGHT, our staff writers and editors take a look back at the books, movies, and TV shows we couldn’t stop talking about in 2020. It's not too late to sign up for this evening's virtual event:
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The New Republic 4h
In the odd world of Democratic Party politics, getting a lucrative consulting gig or Wall Street job makes someone a more attractive prospect for future cabinet posts than going to work for an environmental non-profit or center-left think tank.
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TNR is hiring a paid editorial intern! Apply here:
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This is the story of how residents of the Bronxwood assisted living facility tried to survive the coronavirus as it swept through their five-story building. A collaboration between TNR and :
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The New Republic 4h
Decades of battling and bullying Iran have not in fact advanced peace, prosperity, or mutual understanding.
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