Unearthing The New Republic's intellectual roots
A new book attempts to deepen the philosophical dimension of a revived left.
The show’s new season lays bare the pretensions of beloved films.
Is the movement to stop Donald Trump just an exercise in branding?
A plan to eliminate animal farming relies on science and startups.
How the United States reinvented empire
The U.S. government went looking for someone to blame for Russia's interference in the 2016 election—and found Maria Butina, the perfect scapegoat.
New HR policies alone won't reform the company's culture.
Is Silicon Valley growing away from its liberal and libertarian origins?
Why Google and other firms still cling to their military contracts
Tech workers are using company mission statements to hold their CEOs accountable.
How rank-and-file workers are changing the politics and culture of Big Tech.
How twelve young activists forced a bold idea into the mainstream of the Democratic Party
Iranian director Asghar Farhadi's films are driven by subtle social dynamics. Can he preserve them in a new thriller?
He famously hailed the triumph of liberal democracy. Now he struggles to see a future for it.
What makes a protest powerful?
“Femtech” companies are marketing themselves to women who are worried about having kids. Are these startups alleviating female anxieties or exploiting them?
Public resources won't be adequately protected by those with private interests.