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As a senior fellow at New America, Franklin Foer will write an intellectual history of American liberalism, a project that aims to explore the origins of the ideology's virtues and maladies. He is The New Republic's Editor At Large. Between 2006 and 2011, he ran the magazine. The Daily Beast named him one of America's "most influential liberal journalists." He has also been a staff writer for Slate. His international bestseller, How Soccer Explains the World: An Unlikely Theory of Globalization, has been translated into 27 languages. He is a graduate of Columbia College and a native Washingtonian.