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Founded in 1914, The New Republic is a magazine of interpretation and opinion for a rapidly changing world.

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The Westwoods have long been home to the Shinnecock Nation, centuries before New York State or the Town of Southamp… https://t.co/WuLTlj31eEIn “The Undoing,” Nicole Kidman plays icy privilege cracking under pressure like nobody else, and her expensive-loo… https://t.co/NTJvxnZPfc“The task of this administration is not only to address the abuses that happened during the Trump administration, b… https://t.co/6SFJ3Oqn0z
11/29
2020
Trans writers and trans organizers alike have been censored in the ways Abigail Shrier believes she herself is bein… https://t.co/iWkojKYhxiThe coming weeks may see the re-emergence in backrooms and boardrooms of the tensions that loomed over the 2020 Dem… https://t.co/gMZjUWPWJvThe wild story of a small New Hampshire town, a libertarian insurgency, and a lot of bears: https://t.co/fh7DvhQVzU.@RyuSpaeth on the frighteningly clean conscience of Ben Smith: https://t.co/pzAcNPODWO“Obama’s spiritual rendering of our cultural decline goes some way towards explaining why, beyond sheer egotism, he… https://t.co/10cKxTu8UfFor the past three seasons of “The Crown,” we have been waiting for Diana. But we have also been waiting for the im… https://t.co/1lN4f8gaNNThis year’s Thanksgiving harvest took place under particularly precarious conditions, a warming atmosphere containi… https://t.co/ZlayEW2jloIf undocumented immigrants can be excluded from the census, then future presidents have a strong incentive to wield… https://t.co/UWW6bXvnmzWhat happens when someone discovers that acting on the simple desire to put up holiday decorations renders them com… https://t.co/Dsr7IOcOjqThe fall of WeWork had no significant consequences for any of the people who rolled the dice, only for the employee… https://t.co/HHpn9jKIQMTrump’s true damage to democracy will likely be meted out between election cycles, as Republicans harness their bas… https://t.co/f8ibCLbzukFor big companies, wantonly stuffing workers into crowded meat-processing plants and distribution warehouses withou… https://t.co/vA21mTEi6J“This historic and extraordinary effort to overturn the results of an American presidential election probably shoul… https://t.co/eJTWqzYKt5The relationship between Trump and the outrage industry that sustains him has finally and devastatingly slipped out… https://t.co/fNhPmUtOHPUnlike New York Times star reporter Ben Smith, “not everyone dupes their subjects into trusting them, but absolutel… https://t.co/lxV7dmYmBbNewsmax might be the perfect home for disaffected Fox News viewers and, perhaps, the president himself. https://t.co/gDKvu6DsuHInvestigating the contemporary movement to resist the perpetuation of inequality through food, “Gather” follows fiv… https://t.co/y3c78JL4cIPolicy helped create the problems plaguing American agriculture; slowly, policy can unwind them. https://t.co/4tSFKZWXkp
11/28
2020
When livestock sectors engineer the system to process billions of near-identical genetic specimens in perpetuity—99… https://t.co/5YuW2iWelQThere is still work to be done to bring about true gender equality in chess. By providing a new role model and earn… https://t.co/wn4CniD75i“I would say that Ben Smith has made his peace with the morally indefensible, but I don’t get the sense that there… https://t.co/1GtLUhV8sO.@amanda_frost1 on why the Supreme Court must rule against the president’s efforts to exclude undocumented immigran… https://t.co/83zfWdgxshJ.C. Pan on Charles Koch’s suspicious transformation from a notorious bankroller of conservative causes to a more g… https://t.co/HrQgA86TVPIn the years since Walter Tevis’s 1983 novel, and particularly in the last decade or so, chess has been wholly tran… https://t.co/c1s4T9tR8iFor many, Thanksgiving isn't Thanksgiving without the turkey. But meat farming and processing is one of the nation’… https://t.co/rPKtyXrWsH“I would say that Ben Smith has made his peace with the morally indefensible, but I don’t get the sense that there… https://t.co/oojyhYtLya"For the industry, there will be no lessons learned: Just as pharmaceutical companies have limited interest in deve… https://t.co/Aq1u7vz2BW
Retweeted by The New RepublicShould the president succeed in his efforts to exclude undocumented immigrants from the census count, he will alter… https://t.co/sK4WfCqE1rJoin TNR for a look back at the books, movies, and TV that gripped us during the pandemic with @alex_shephard,… https://t.co/fiL63fqUe8The chess community in “The Queen’s Gambit” is far more benign than the hostile, madness-inducing, chess-as-battlef… https://t.co/YSCMmQwXwPBen Smith is most certainly a bad person. But at the end of the day, aren’t all journalists bad people? https://t.co/NANXrN0vqCFar reaching indictment of US ag policy & mega meat corporations. “global land clearing to cultivate crops for ani… https://t.co/t6Np8GItGQ
Retweeted by The New RepublicAs the effects of unsustainable farming practices and global warming accumulate, harvests are growing more uncertai… https://t.co/XniMKqa15eThe killing of Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, likely by Israeli intelligence, could further increase tensions between the U.S.… https://t.co/vO0BNOVglF"When we look in the mirror, the person staring back at us is a grinning Ben Smith." https://t.co/CALs66SvSEWriters don’t write headlines. But I’m proud of this one: https://t.co/t4buIkp7eZ
Retweeted by The New RepublicWe may be at the beginning of a new and disturbing period in which the media and influential figures help sanitize… https://t.co/u2c8sIJfW2Wrote about a guy I've been reading for a real long time: https://t.co/TAwGyMRjNV
Retweeted by The New RepublicBehind the excesses of America's annual harvest feast, agriculture is in crisis. https://t.co/xYyLCIbqOmStar New York Times reporter Ben Smith has shown an extraordinary ability to do a dirty job with a clean conscience. https://t.co/NNCIY8r5ixAcross the economy, the pandemic has caused employers to embrace new surveillance techniques, from wearable devices… https://t.co/TkBO0of1yEIn her new book, Isabel Wilkerson enumerates eight pillars of caste from across the globe and links them to the way… https://t.co/MbMAyIl6bNMost Americans are susceptible to the delusion of our government’s perfect structure, but only one of our two domin… https://t.co/JIFsguBm7l"Ben Smith is the best media columnist The New York Times has ever had." @RyuSpaeth on the frighteningly clean con… https://t.co/KnUSFhUroEWalter Tevis’s novel “The Queen’s Gambit” portrayed an alternative to the Cold War game that Bobby Fischer dominate… https://t.co/24JvLqNA2w“Gather” is a very romantic film, writes @jo_livingstone. But the romance of its production style feels firmly root… https://t.co/E8YVTtjPwTAs long as the Trump coalition remains the central force in American politics, reconciling the country to a Biden p… https://t.co/qROOMRnNsTSince the abolition of slavery put an end to treating slaves as three-fifths of a person, our representational demo… https://t.co/ECh3251r40As “The Queen’s Gambit” has charmed and surprised audiences, it has perhaps inadvertently shone a light on a game,… https://t.co/6v9UE3hc4ZHow the Roberts Court rules on Trump v. New York could substantially tilt the balance of power in the legislature,… https://t.co/ZHTQeJ4OVj“Gather” begins by outlining how European colonization has deprived indigenous people of access to traditional farm… https://t.co/1iUOmoy15vIf a Biden administration doesn't block the sale of Simon & Schuster by Penguin Random House, the publishing indust… https://t.co/V1BK6GHofB“Zappa” feels like director Alex Winter’s attempt to redeem his hero’s image; to memorialize Frank Zappa not merely… https://t.co/p3BVfdBbK8
11/27
2020
Despite our system’s obvious shortcomings, we inculcate a civic religion in America that claims our form of governm… https://t.co/KmG1jrFOQRAdvertisers prize twentysomethings more highly than grandma and grandpa, and online news sites prize the Gen Z demo… https://t.co/9oXqMA9H3S“Gather” is about the meaning and importance of food sovereignty—the idea that people should be in control of the w… https://t.co/NLpsvHV07gChelsea G. Summers has pursued the question of sex’s relation to language and food in her nonfiction writing, and n… https://t.co/eb4OoGwl6N“To acknowledge the true history of Thanksgiving would only be the first step, a slippery slope to a nation daring… https://t.co/GKC1CU1t5vThe Shinnecock Nation monument is a 61-foot tall reminder standing at the gateway to the McMansion-filled Hamptons,… https://t.co/sT5b8mgEMaJoe Biden’s picks for top national security appointments are about what you’d expect: Longtime allies to the presid… https://t.co/ergN48223dIn “Gather,” physical pathologies are framed in new ways, not as inherent flaws but as the inevitable outcome of vi… https://t.co/MOZ7hwQvIqThe absence of Native perspectives in American history books and classrooms has been remarked on for over 50 years.… https://t.co/nQcmT7E59dJ.D. Vance, the bestselling author of "Hillbilly Elegy," has emerged as the liberal media's favorite white trash–sp… https://t.co/GxDQvO5R0AThe parallel between the insidious Thanksgiving myth and broader forms of social injustice emerges clearly in the d… https://t.co/l8wLQu6ryy“Zappa” is so preoccupied with elevating its hero that in the end, both the man and music are rendered inaccessible… https://t.co/luKh5WUXcJThe town of Southampton and the state of New York have taken issue with the Shinnecock Nation’s latest attempt to g… https://t.co/hAdQAsDPlpDespite all appearances to the contrary, Frank Zappa was no avatar of the official counterculture, writes… https://t.co/3UFxkPXmVnAmid the pandemic, a recent documentary about Native American food culture asks audiences to re-examine the origins… https://t.co/FJS8qjXmoaFall is a brutal time of year to be Native. Halloween brings “Sexy Indian Princess” costumes. Native American Herit… https://t.co/9G10xsGabbAlex Winter’s new documentary about Frank Zappa fails to capture his deeply conventional streak. https://t.co/O5KcfBqb5VIn this election, the elderly’s proportion of votes cast was higher than ever before. https://t.co/1NRm7aLdGHMicrosoft is expanding its own worker surveillance business, marrying sophisticated data collection with ratings of… https://t.co/aR3IseXH7EThe pandemic is showing why it may make sense to rethink the ways company leaders profit from pharmaceutical invest… https://t.co/9vUGUyJBX1News alerts about the recent progress of preliminary Covid vaccine tests have caused financial markets to soar. The… https://t.co/TcKvB40zaqBiden has promised to unravel some of the most horrific components of Trump’s immigration policies, but has yet to… https://t.co/FYrtsz305sThere’s nothing Democrats can do—or avoid doing—to bridge the partisan divide, writes @OsitaNwanevu. https://t.co/qPvfkT6XaxRepublicans have fostered the mutation of “checks and balances” from the idea of an ambitious legislature checking… https://t.co/bvsuHTtR59The hope of caste analysis is in making visible the structures of oppression; the anxiety is that those structures,… https://t.co/39UWIFTQ7CAmerica’s biggest, most powerful book publisher is about to get even bigger and more powerful, writes… https://t.co/JyFbgCbk3DMicrosoft is watching you. https://t.co/qj7XGfcM80
11/26
2020
The Democratic Party will end its term out of the White House without having done much to engender sustained opposi… https://t.co/Kjggai9Dy3Biden didn’t win by as large a margin as Democrats hoped, and ballooning turnout didn’t win Democrats back the Sena… https://t.co/cxS28j7WavThe shrinking number of publishers is bad for employees, authors, and diversity of thought. https://t.co/4DtGnCRJnHWe’ve been taught to worship a demonstrably bonkers system as, essentially, divinely ordained. https://t.co/j5SjOUBYr3President Trump just pardoned Michael Flynn, even though he pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI during the Russia in… https://t.co/mJp1zr8YLqPretty Soon There’ll Be Just One Big Book Publisher Left https://t.co/poRXR20O2r
Retweeted by The New Republic“[Accountability] could take the form of criminal or civil sanctions or convictions... it’s difficult not to feel s… https://t.co/4UbDcca4ry
Retweeted by The New Republic.@SilvermanJacob on why Microsoft’s foray into remote employee surveillance software poses an existential threat to… https://t.co/UNZq9AeJJTI wrote about Productivity Score, a new feature Microsoft has incorporated into its 365 product that managers can u… https://t.co/DifiOY9fl8
Retweeted by The New RepublicBy acquiring arguably the best blockbuster publisher of the last few years and adding it to a company increasingly… https://t.co/tARuKicAcm"The publishing industry’s emphasis on blockbusters will only grow. The number of publishing jobs, already scant, w… https://t.co/zNQlDG5pxm
Retweeted by The New RepublicStop fetishizing divided government. https://t.co/eEppNtYGwGDon’t ignore that Excel spreadsheet or PowerPoint presentation! Microsoft 365 now rates worker productivity. https://t.co/NLdQLDgU18For the weeks that Trump refused to accept the election results, Democrats should have been going to the press and… https://t.co/XxdgjOZGssI wrote about the Penguin Random House-Simon & Schuster merger, which is bad for just about everyone https://t.co/RrzQHPpSiZ
Retweeted by The New RepublicThe acquisition of Simon & Schuster by Penguin Random House shows that the industry is headed toward a monopolistic… https://t.co/Ntnug8FcNywe must destroy "checks and balances" https://t.co/IqUf2e6aJq
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11/25
2020

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