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Tea Minus Zero.

Publication Type: Periodical

Source(s): New Republic. 5/27/2010, Vol. 241 Issue 8, p18-21. 4p. 1 Color Photograph.

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Abstract: In this article the author examines the "tea party" form of right-wing political protest prevalent in the United States in 2010. The central focus of the article is the author's contention that, contrary to the belief of many liberals, the tea party mo...

The Rise of Republican Nihilism.

Publication Type: Periodical

Source(s): New Republic. 12/30/2009, Vol. 240 Issue 23/24, p24-27. 4p.

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Abstract: The article presents the author's thoughts regarding the ideas of the Republican Party as of December 2009. The Republican opposition to U.S. President Barack Obama's methods in seeing to his three main priorities of solving the economic crisis, preven...

A Rebirth of Communal Liberty?

Publication Type: Periodical

Source(s): New Republic. Jan/Feb2020, Vol. 251 Issue 1/2, p68-68. 1p.

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Abstract: That teaching assistant might have been (although it was not) Benjamin R. Barber, then a graduate student in government at Harvard. Barber interpreted the canton's political success as proof that the fear of liberals about Rousseau's ideas leading inev...

Death Grip. (cover story)

Publication Type: Periodical

Source(s): New Republic. 8/27/2007, Vol. 237 Issue 4, p16-20. 5p. 3 Illustrations.

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Abstract: The article examines the research on political decision-making by three psychologists, Sheldon Solomon, Jeff Greenberg, and Tom Pyszczynski. The group's theory is that events which cause an individual to confront mortality create certain political beha...

The Right Menace.

Publication Type: Periodical

Source(s): New Republic. 9/9/78, Vol. 179 Issue 11, p12-22. 9p.

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Abstract: Argues that the main thrust of American social and political thought since World War II has been toward the right. Reasons for the growth of conservatism in the United States; Emergence of a new feeling about the blacks in the U.S.; Loss of blacks in d...

INSIDE THE BUBBLE WITH VALERIE AND BARACK.

Publication Type: Periodical

Source(s): New Republic; 11/24/2014, Vol. 245 Issue 19, p68-79, 12p, 3 Color Photographs

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Abstract: The article looks at the administration and policies of U.S. President Barack Obama, focusing on the role of Senior Advisor to the President Valerie Jarrett. Topics include Jarrett's level of influence over Obama's decisions, the attitudes of other adm...

THE GODMOTHER.

Publication Type: Periodical

Source(s): New Republic. 9/20/93 -9/27/93, Vol. 209 Issue 12/13, p23-28. 4p. 1 Color Photograph, 1 Black and White Photograph.

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Abstract: Focuses on the absence of a crisis of credibility in Italy, the laboratory of of post-1989 Western democracy. View that Italy's position during the cold war is an extreme case; Criticisms on the Italian governments in the post war period; Importance of...

Late Fall Books.

Publication Type: Periodical

Source(s): New Republic. 11/4/78, Vol. 179 Issue 19, p36-39. 4p.

Abstract: Presents a listing of books that American publishers consider of interest to readers of politics and social science publications. Titles, authors, publishers, prices and contents of the books; "Television and Human Behavior," by George Comstock, publis...

Power and Powerlessness.

Publication Type: Periodical

Source(s): New Republic. 11/9/74, Vol. 171 Issue 19, p13-18. 6p.

Abstract: Focuses on the decline of democratic government throughout the world. Compliance of some nations with the procedure of periodic elections; Military dictatorship governing countries that paid respects to democratic legitimacy through plebiscite election...

Is This It?

Publication Type: Periodical

Source(s): New Republic. 12/6/2012, Vol. 243 Issue 18, p12-14. 3p. 1 Color Photograph.

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Abstract: The author discusses the history of Democratic political realignment in the U.S., focusing on the 2012 reelection of President Barack Obama and the political influence of lobbyists and interest groups. The shift of voting blocs such as women, youth, an...

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