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Thursday morning's hearing of the House Energy and Commerce Committee was supposed to be all about Scott Pruitt, the embattled head of the Environmental Protection Agency. But it also turned out to be about Drew Wynne. Most Popular. The Republicans' Desperate Obsession With Nancy Pelosi ...
On Thursday morning, President Donald Trump called into Fox & Friends and went on such a rant that even the show's conservative hosts seemed startled. “You look at the corruption at the top of the FBI, it's a disgrace,” he said. “And our Justice Department—which I try and stay away from, but at some point ...

Once upon a time, a great Italian published a work called the Siderius Nuncius. Galileo had seen the moons of Jupiter through his telescope. He had seen Venus moving. So, in 1606, he endorsed the ideas Copernicus had written down a half-century earlier in the De revolutionibus orbium coelestium.
An email obtained by The New Republic confirms that Gallagher requested the correction after he received a complaint from the archdiocese. Staffers tell me that .... As examples of coverage of the event, he cited articles by America and Commonweal magazines, which are both Catholic. Gallagher also ...
A few months ago, you accidentally defaulted on a phone bill. The mistake affects your credit score: It's hard to get a loan. You can no longer make jokes about Marco Rubio on Twitter; such remarks will algorithmically define you as a libertarian loon—another sort of person likely to default on social ...
Last week at Wheaton College, an evangelical school in Illinois, evangelicals met to discuss the events of our time and the future of the church. The only thing American Protestants love more than holding summits is fighting at summits, and the Wheaton event did not deviate from the traditions of the faith.

Next month, the Cannes Film Festival will kick off without any films from America's largest film studio. That wouldn't be Paramount or Disney or Fox—that would be Netflix. Most Popular. Perpetuating the Cycle of Poverty · The Republicans' Desperate Obsession With Nancy Pelosi · Worlds Apart · Super ...
Pacifism, as Relevant magazine recently noted, does not feature prominently in Falwell's Christianity. He opened a shooting range on ... There are many who argue, in the pages of this country's most respected periodicals, that this power lies with the intolerant left. But the evidence of real, widespread ...
The Atlantic's firing of writer Kevin Williamson, just two weeks after he joined the magazine from National Review, has triggered outrage throughout conservative media. ... These arguments shy away from an important question: Do magazines of opinion have the right to fire writers of extremist views?
Unlike almost all of those around Trump, she has no political agenda, either in terms of pushing a particular ideology or for self-aggrandizement. “She has no political aspirations,” a source told New York Magazine. “She doesn't particularly like politics. She's loyal to Mr. Trump.” Indeed, the very vacuity that ...
Trump has blocked a Democratic memo rebutting allegations against the Russia investigation. But the GOP's case has already been discredited. By Matt Ford. February 10, 2018. President Donald Trump has refused to release a Democratic rebuttal of a discredited Republican memo that alleges surveillance abuses in the ...
The Trump administration's extreme rhetoric on North Korea is forcing South Korea to seek a new solution for its longterm security. By Jeet Heer. February 9, 2018. As the Winter Olympics prepare to open in Pyeongchang, Vice President Mike Pence faces the daunting task of staving off the threat of impending peace.
In U.S. & The World, a newly named upfront section of the magazine, Lee Drutman examines the widespread issue of public distrust in the media today, and explains why “objectivity” isn't the right thing to look for, and never has been as partisan media is the norm in most democracies, just as conflict and ...
The paper has been accused of everything from electing Trump to normalizing neo-Nazis. Are its liberal critics right or unreasonable? By Graham Vyse. February 8, 2018. Last week, liberal Twitter was outraged yet again by the New York Times' David Brooks, this time for a column suggesting that the Democratic Party's ...
If the Republicans have contained the president at all, it's because they agreed to shield him from investigation. By Jeet Heer. February 8, 2018. President Donald Trump has enjoyed a small bump in the polls since December, hitting a 40 percent in Gallup's weekly approval rating for the first time since May 2017.
As The New Republic's Matt Ford explains, the memo does not support Nunes's allegations, let alone justify the hype that preceded it from Fox News and other right-wing outlets. But its release on Friday is still an important event: the latest skirmish in the war that Trump and his allies in Congress are waging ...
At this unprecedented moment in American history, one question hovers over all the rest—it's the question, previously thought to have been settled with the writing of the Constitution. The Founders were obsessed with not establishing a king in the new country. At the heart of the system of government they ...

Immediately following President Donald Trump's first State of the Union address on Tuesday night, Senator Bernie Sanders was staring into a video camera, wearing his usual exasperated frown. “Tonight, he avoided some of the most important issues facing our country and the world,” he said about Trump.
A year ago, Donald Trump stood before a joint session of Congress and delivered a boring presidential speech. Nothing about it was memorable except the response, with Trump being applauded from nearly all corners. Van Jones said Trump “became president of the United States” when he honored a ...
And sloppy reporting and endless repeated lies about “welfare queens”—introduced in Ronald Reagan's infamous 1976 speech—enabled that slashing. Even publications like this one had their role in pushing welfare reform through—The New Republic's notorious August 1996 cover called for Congress ...
The president might not be a conventional speaker, but he's getting his message across to the people who matter to him. By Jeet Heer. January 31, 2018. President Donald Trump's State of the Union address on Tuesday drew mixed reviews from the pundits, but even some who considered it a success used the occasion to ...
As a candidate, he promised to erode the Justice Department's independence and prosecute his political enemies. Now he's delivering. By Matt Ford. January 30, 2018. While President Donald Trump prepares for his first State of the Union address on Tuesday night, it's worth taking stock of his progress on a major ...
There's much truth to Frank's claim that we're living in “the golden age of conservative magazines.” National Review, in particular, has a freshness that it hasn't seen in decades, thanks to fine writers like Michael Brendan Dougherty and Kevin D. Williamson. The magazine often feels like a freewheeling ...
Rhodes, who is now 40, became famous in the spring of 2016 after a profile of him by David Samuels ran in the New York Times Magazine. He drew a lot of fire for his habit of referring to the liberal interventionist foreign policy establishment as “the Blob.” Of reporters who cover U.S. foreign policy, he said ...
As Jonathan Chait of New York magazine notes, the administration “sent its highest-ranking security officials to lobby Congress for reauthorization, and reiterated its endorsement of the law as recently as last night.” As often happens, Trump seems to have influenced by his preferred cable news network.
As I eased into the new year, I thought about a man I met last year. He asked two questions: What does it mean to be a human? What do we truly desire in a life? Andrew Sullivan, former editor of The New Republic magazine and now a contributing editor at New York magazine, is an author, essayist and ...
The president's "election integrity" commission has died, but the threat of large-scale voter purges is growing. By Eliza Newlin Carney. January 5, 2018. Voting rights advocates have good reason to celebrate the demise of President Donald Trump's controversial Advisory Commission on Election Integrity, which he shut ...
Fish, in an email, told The Intercept that when he arrived at the New Republic, the magazine's “immediate staffing priorities were to increase diversity and to advance women into leadership roles.” This meant hiring a new HR manager wouldn't be a priority until “the next hiring phase.” “We recognized that ...
As he transitioned into media reporting with a juicy column for New York Magazine, that reputation stuck. "Michael will say anything about anybody," late New York Times media reporter David Carr told the New Republic. "He's fearless in a way that people attribute to sociopathology but that I always thought ...
Welfare policy analysts and SNAP advocates tell The New Republic they expect to see changes to the anti-hunger program this year. There are several opportunities to do so. There's entitlement reform, but also the farm bill, which funds SNAP and is up for reconsideration in 2018. Republicans could also ...
A Silicon Valley phenomenon reveals the ugly side of back-to-the-earth, stripped-down lifestyle trends. By Sarah Jones. January 4, 2018. Two and a half gallons of “raw water” will cost you $36.99 at the Rainbow Grocery in San Francisco, California. At Liquid Eden in San Diego, you can pay $2.50 a gallon for water free of ...
Donald Trump campaigned on rebuilding America's crumbling infrastructure. He's governed on leaving it to rot. His proposed budget called for cutting federal spending on passenger rail and transit construction grants. Promised legislation to spend $1 trillion on roads and bridges, which in actuality seemed ...
Never Trump conservatives are excited that Romney might be Utah's next senator, but he's already tainted by the president. By Jeet Heer. January 3, 2018. During Donald Trump's ascendency in the Republican Party, conservative pundits like William Kristol and Ross Douthat engaged in a sort of fan fiction, imagining that ...
In a brutal flourish of history's whip, the son of the man who coined the term “meritocracy” has been given a job for which he is not remotely qualified. In 1958, Michael Young published the satirical novel The Rise of the Meritocracy, set in a world where a system of personal merit has replaced the ...
Donald Trump claims he has finally repealed Obamacare through the Republican tax bill. “The individual mandate is being repealed,” he told a cabinet meeting in December. “When the individual mandate is being repealed, that means Obamacare is being repealed.” He has since tweeted that the tax bill ...
... the loudest, angriest, most simplifying voices are elevated and rendered normal or mainstream,” Katie Roiphe writes in a new cover story for Harper's. Roiphe has a specific term for these bullies: Twitter feminists. New York magazine's Rebecca Traister is a Twitter feminist; n+1's Dayna Tortorici is another.
Appalachia is home to coal miners, addicts, Trump voters—and nobody else, according to the average article about Trump Country. In her new book, What You Are Getting Wrong About Appalachia, historian Elizabeth Catte tries to diversify these tired narratives. The Appalachia she presents is a ...
Former adviser Michael Flynn is willing to testify against the president in the Russia investigation. Who's next? By Jeet Heer. December 1, 2017. In a now infamous private dinner on January 27, President Donald Trump allegedly told James Comey, the FBI director at the time, “I need loyalty, I expect loyalty.” Comey, by his ...
What do Tommy Wiseau and James Franco have in common? Wiseau is the writer, director, producer, and star of The Room, the so-called “greatest bad movie ever made.” Franco plays Wiseau in The Disaster Artist, the new comedy about the making of The Room that he also directed and co-produced.
(Shortly after Latta's Facebook post, the editors of n+1 books told The New Republic, “We were disturbed to hear of the allegations against Moretti, which only .... She published her account on November 3 in an essay, “A Refuge for Jae-in Doe: Fugues in the Key of English Major,” for Entropy Magazine.
His Islamophobic tweets, feud with Britain, and supposed plans to replace Rex Tillerson are creating a highly combustible situation. By Jeet Heer. November 30, 2017. While Republicans like House Speaker Paul Ryan and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell have taken to shrugging off President Donald Trump's ...
A new Netflix documentary offers a ground-level look at the crisis engulfing one West Virginia town—through the eyes of the women working to save it. By Sarah Jones. November 24, 2017. Reading about the opioid epidemic feels like navigating an outbreak of numbers. Fifty-nine thousand to 65,000: people who died from ...
Progressive magazines have not been safe. Film sets and posh parties have not been safe, even for famous, well-paid actresses .... Leon Wieseltier's new magazine has been canceled, as has Kevin Spacey's television show. But is the shape of power being changed? Already the usual doubts are creeping ...
The NAACP, meanwhile, had already ceded the spotlight to its younger, more digitally savvy, less politically centrist counterparts in Black Lives Matter, Black Youth Project 100, Color of Change, and other social justice groups. It is hard to imagine Jealous, with his commitment to technological ...
He's willing to tolerate non-whites on a provisional basis, so long as they know their place. This inner logic of Trump's vision was best expressed by the white-supremacist journal American Renaissance. “Each political party proposes an implicit racial vision,” wrote Gregory Hook in the magazine. “A Trump ...
The EPA's first (and perhaps only) public hearing on repealing climate change regulations is taking place in "Trump Digs Coal" country. By Emily Atkin. November 28, 2017. When Donald Trump became the presumptive Republican nominee for president in early May of last year, after Senator Ted Cruz dropped out of the ...
Former associates at the magazine accused her of betrayal. .... Irving Howe, writing in The New Republic about her 1950 profile of Hemingway, ...
Last week, Puerto Rico was lucky. This week, it's not. The majority of the U.S. territory was spared the worst from Hurricane Irma, the Category 4 ...
Rachel Monroe is a writer based in Marfa, Texas, whose work has appeared in the New York Times Magazine, New York, The Guardian, and ...
“The left is the rising force in the party,” Michael Kazin, the Georgetown University historian and editor of the leftist Dissent magazine, told me.


 

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