Back in December, after the mass resignation of the The New Republic staff and general implosion of the existing magazine, one of the departing editors asked pointed question about the magazine's new, reactionary left-wing direction:
Well, it looks like we have our answer. Let the ritual Maoist struggle session commence!:
The forthcoming issue of The New Republic -- its first since a mass staff shakeup in December -- features a cover story by Canadian journalist Jeet Heer about the magazine's "perceived legacy of racism."