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Good afternoon. The digital edition of our July 12th issue is now available online.

Read Walter Kirn’s TNR debut on why he wishes the Obamas would stop inviting him to dinner, Jake Tapper on “The Newsroom,” Aaron Sorkin’s empty critique of cable news, Jack Goldsmith on why SCOTUS leaks less than the CIA, Eliza Gray on Mormons networking in DC, and John McWhorter on speech in the age of Twitter

Check out our exclusive London 2012 coverage, including: Howard Jacobson on London’s comical mayor Boris Johnson, Aleksander Hemon on the pleasures of hating English football, Linda Colley on Britain’s constitutional crisis, Geoffrey Wheatcroft on the Scottish threat to Britain, and Robert Skidelsky on the domestic exile of John Maynard Keynes.  

Also, don’t miss Timothy Noah’s TRB column on Mitt Romney’s minimum wage position, Sean Wilentz on Lyndon Johnson’s feuds, Leon Wieseltier on Amazon’s scheming, and much more.

Good afternoon. The digital edition of our June 28th issue is now available online.

Read Deirdre McCloskey’s cover story on the creepy new economics of pleasure, John McWhorter on Mitt Romney’s verbal stylings, Geoffrey Wheatcroft on Queen Elizabeth’s jubilee, Drew Gilpin Faust on Paul Fussell’s legacy, Paul Berman on Chen Guangcheng’s great escape, and Jeffrey Rosen on liberals’ discovery of a theory to crush conservative jurisprudence.

Also, don’t miss Timothy Noah’s TRB column on Mayor Bloomberg’s war on soda, Isaac Chotiner on Jonah Lehrer’s “Creativity,” Peter Green on Homer, Leon Wieseltier on foreign policy sophistry, and much more.

The newest issue of The New Republic is out!

In our cover story, “The iGod: Steve Jobs’s Pursuit of Perfection—and the Consequences,” Evgeny Morozov imagines Steve Jobs as a CEO-philosopher. Elsewhere, Jesse Zwick takes a close look at the zaniest super-PACs and Molly Redden shows what it takes for the GOP to sell itself to Latino voters. 

Also, be sure to check out an excerpt from Noam Scheiber’s new book, The Escape Artists on how the Obama administration’s economic team fumbled the recovery, and read Charles Homans on the search for the next Macaca moment.

Don’t miss Timothy Noah’s TRB column on the best way to fix the deficit and the environment, Andrew Nathan’s commentary on a new biography of Den Xiaoping, and William Deresiewicz on Julian Barnes’s The Sense of an Ending. For access to these pieces and Leon Wieseltier’s Washington Diarist on the importance of libraries be sure to check out tnr.com.

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The New Republic’s special on inequality is out!

In our cover story, “The Mobility Myth,” we feature excerpts from TNR Senior Editor Timothy Noah’s forthcoming book The Great Divergence.

In addition, the inequality issue features riveting pieces by Andre Dubus III, Nell Minnow, and Isabel Wilkerson.

Also, don’t miss Timothy Noah’s TRB column on Mitt Romney’s handling of the Salt Lake City Winter Olympics and Molly Redden’s profile of the eccentric billionaire bankrolling Rick Santorum’s candidacy.

Be sure to check out TNR’s Books and Arts section for detailed book reviews, including: Isaac Chotiner on the Mumbai slums, Fouad Ajami on the power of a Syrian novel, and Leon Wieseltier on what the United States should do about the uprising in Syria.

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The newest issue of The New Republic is out!

In our cover story, “The Guy Who Fires You,” TNR Senior Editor Alec MacGillis hits the campaign trail and reveals what voters really think about Mitt Romney’s wealth. For additional GOP campaign coverage read Noam Scheiber’s “The Inheritance,” on why Romney’s obsession with success envy is a family affair.

Don’t miss Timothy Noah’s TRB column on what Obama and Romney have in common, special correspondent Charles Homans brilliant profile of Energy Secretary Steven Chu, and Paul Berman’s tribute to Václav Havel.

Be sure to check out TNR’s Books and Arts section for detailed book reviews, including Thomas Nagel on Daniel Kahneman, Michael Ignatieff on the return of sovereignty, Leon Wieseltier on Jewish fevers, and more!

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The newest issue of The New Republic is out!

In “Not Fade Away,” Robert Kagan uncovers the myth of American decline.

To read this essay and more, including Timothy Noah’s TRB column on why we need primaries, Philip Kitcher on Derek Parfit, Emma Larkin on the Burmese Spring, and Leon Wieseltier on Melody Records, be sure to check out the February 2nd issue of The New Republic.

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The newest issue of The New Republic is out!

In one of our 2012 election specials, “The Forgotten Campaign,” TNR Senior Editor Alec MacGillis interviews David Worley, who, at age 32, very nearly stopped Newt Gingrich from becoming a political heavyweight. The 1994 Republican Revolution would have occurred without Gingrich, he believes.

“One thing I think will become clear in the next month or two,” Worley told me recently, “is that Newt Gingrich is just not a very good candidate.”

To read this article and more, including Timothy Noah’s TRB column, Amartya Sen on David Hume, Sam Tanenhaus on the legacy of George F. Kennan, and Leon Wieseltier on the worst book of the year, be sure to check out the December 29th issue of The New Republic.

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The newest issue of The New Republic is out!

In our cover story, “Temperamental Journey," TNR Senior Editor Alec MacGillis hits the campaign trail and reveals why Mitt Romney’s dark side extends beyond the mere cigarette and beer that the candidate tried as a rebellious teenager to a rather peculiar temper that may cost him the 2012 GOP nomination.

“We both hustlin,’ so why we tusslin’?.”

- The Rapper Sky Blu, who wrote about his confrontation with Romney.

To read this article and more, including Timothy Noah’s TRB column on why America needs a wingnut third party candidate, Walter Shapiro on Karl Rove and the rise of the SuperPAC, Franklin Foer on the essays of Dwight Macdonald, Roy Foster on the letters of Samuel Beckett, and Leon Wieseltier on Egypt beyond Tahrir make sure to check out the December 15th issue of The New Republic.

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