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D.D. Guttenplan

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D.D. Guttenplan

D.D. Guttenplan

D.D. Guttenplan, who writes from The Nation's London bureau, is the author of American Radical: The Life and Times of I.F. Stone (Farrar, Straus and Giroux).

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British investigations reveal the shocking extent of his shady tactics. Can we really believe he hasn’t used the same methods here?

Novick, a first-class mensch, will be remembered for his pioneering scholarship, intellectual courage, and a witty, astringent writing style that could turn the most forbidding of subjects into a pleasure to read.

Will widespread shareholder discontent put a chink in Rupert Murdoch's armor?

Ed Miliband has began to nudge his party in a new direction—a left populism that just might challenge Britain’s real rulers, in corporate boardrooms and in Parliament.

As stunning revelations break daily in the hacking scandal, Rupert and James Murdoch withdraw News Corporation’s bid for BSkyB. But the inquiry into Murdoch’s para-corporation shouldn’t end here.

As Tom Segev’s biography makes clear, in the entire pantheon of Jewish superheroes there is no more unlikely figure than Simon Wiesenthal.

America's greatest investigative journalist believed in letting the truth be told, even over the protest of state officials. But what would he make of WikiLeaks's secret-telling?

The Labour Party's biggest challenge is the lack of a credible alternative to the Conservative-Liberal narrative of crisis and austerity.

No candidate for Labour Party leader has offered a challenge to the dominant view of Britain as a society living beyond its means, with the market setting the terms for what's possible.

The double book-keeping of Christopher Hitchens.

Blogs

After sixteen months, scores of witnesses, and over £ 4 Million in costs, the Leveson Inquiry—also known as the Murdoch version...
As mood music, Miliband’s invocation of “One Nation Labour” is already a hit.
David Cameron has shown himself eager to do Rupert Murdoch’s bidding. But a sex scandal, this is not.
It’s hard to say which would be worse—four more years of Boris’s braying on behalf of Britain’s oppressed bankers...
Murdoch minor may just about stay out of jail by claiming to be an idiot—an option not available to his father, who begins two days...
Even in such a busy week it is worth taking a minute to reflect on what amounts to the firing of James Murdoch by his father.
What did the Murdochs know and when did they know it?
Although it would still be a reckless man who’d bet against Rupert Murdoch, the odds against James Murdoch taking a fall just got a...