Earl M. Maltz (Rutgers): Moving Beyond Race: The Joint Committee on Reconstruction and the Drafting of the Fourteenth Amendment. Joni Hersch and Jennifer Bennett Shinall (Vanderbilt): Fifty Years Later: The Legacy of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Julia H (Bucharest): “The Cosby Show” and the Problem of Representation of the Black Middle Class Family from a Social Psychological Perspective. Vesla M. Weaver (Virginia) and Jennifer L. Hochschild (Harvard): Class and Group: Political Implications of the Changing American Racial and Ethnic Order. Jennifer L. Hochschild and Maya Sen (Harvard): Americans’ Attitudes on Racial or Genetic Inheritance: Which is More Predictive? Roderick Graham (Old Dominion): More Than Cultural Racists: A Typology of Racial Ideologies in the United States. Jim Sleeper on our real white male problem: Why Fox News defeats Bruce Springsteen and liberal moralizing every time. Dan Keating on why whites don’t understand black segregation. White America’s ignorant bliss: Tim Wise on why so many “good” white people are completely oblivious. White anxiety and the futility of black hope: George Yancy interviews Shannon Sullivan, author of Good White People: The Problem with Middle-Class White Anti-Racism. Jeff Chang on Who We Be: The Colorization of America and why we haven't had a real national conversation about race. What matters most to Latino voters? It's not always immigration reform: Juan David Romero interviews Gary Segura, co-author Latino America: How America’s Most Dynamic Population is Poised to Transform the Politics of the Nation. People identifying as “white and black” are the future of America: William H. Frey on the major demographic shift that's upending how we think about race; and on five charts that show why a post-white America is already here: If you're under 18, the future is now.

Tom W. Bell (Chapman): Copyright Porn Trolls, Wasting Taxi Medallions, and the Propriety of “Property”. Liane Tanguay (Houston): Sovereign Is He, Who Knocks: The Neoliberal State of Exception in American Television. Davood Taghipour Bazargani and Vahid Noroozi Larsari (Islamic Azad): “Postmodernism”: Is the Contemporary State of Affairs Correctly Described as “Postmodern”? E. Glen Weyl (Chicago) and Alexander White (Tsinghua): Let the Best “One” Win: Policy Lessons from the New Economics of Platforms. Carey Karim Morewedge (BU): Utility: Anticipated, Experienced, and Remembered. From GQ, Drew Magary on the Least Influential People of 2014. Marc Parry on Saskia Sassen's missing chapter: When the renowned sociologist was a girl in Argentina, her family had a frequent visitor — Adolf Eichmann. Steven Douglas Smith on how equality has the potential to be an engine of nihilism. Reporters are not your friends: Malcolm Harris on journalists aren't looking out for their sources, they're looking for a story. Judith Shulevitz on how what happened at Rolling Stone was not Jackie’s fault. #IStandWithJackie: People on Twitter are criticizing Rolling Stone and supporting UVa student. A deformed woman: Laura Kipnis on Hillary Clinton and the men who hate her. Agnotology: Larry Dossey on the varieties of ignorance, criminal negligence, and crimes against humanity. The U.S. military transfers six Guantanamo detainees to Uruguay; all of them had been imprisoned since 2002, none has ever been charged with a crime. Republican attorneys general have formed an unprecedented, secretive alliance with some of the nation’s top energy producers to push back against the Obama regulatory agenda.

From The New Republic’s 100th anniversary edition, Franklin Foer on the story of how The New Republic invented modern liberalism. From Vox, Ezra Klein on how even the liberal New Republic needs to change (and a response by Jonathan Chait). Corey Robin on the problem with The New Republic. Charles Pierce on the lingering death of The New Republic. David Greenberg on what we lost with the loss of the New Republic. David Weigel on how #disruption broke The New Republic. Should the disruptive Silicon Valley overlords be welcomed? Scott Lemieux wonders. Leah Finnegan on how white men upset wrong white man placed in charge of white-man magazine. Max Fisher on The New Republic and the Beltway media's race problem. Ta-Nehisi Coates on how when you run cover stories questioning the intelligence of 40 million people, because of their skin color, some among them tend to remember. TN/RNS: Tailored for smart, curious, socially aware readers, TN/RNS covers politics, culture and big ideas from a #rns perspective. Seth Stevenson on how staff changes at The New Republic expose the fault lines of modern journalism. John Cook: “I think the new republic will be amazing under @gabrielsnyder and he is awesome”. Is there a Peter Principle for investors? What's happening at the New Republic might be a parable about successful investors moving into less successful areas of endeavor. Jesse Walker on how history repeats itself at The New Republic. The old journalism and the new: Ross Douthat on what the fate of The New Republic reveals. Ken Doctor on T.N.R.'s peril: Losing the intangible of stature before it can find its future. The New Republic will not publish the issue that had been slated to hit shelves on December 15, following Friday's mass resignation by top editors and contributors. Chris Hughes on crafting a sustainable New Republic: “If you really care about an institution and want to make it strong for the ages, you don’t walk out”.