Greg Mitchell writes a daily blog for The Nation focusing on media, politics and culture. He is the former editor of Editor & Publisher and author of thirteen books. His latest book, on the 2012 Obama-Romney race, is Tricks, Lies, and Videotape. His other books include Atomic Cover-Up, The Campaign of the Century (winner of the Goldsmith Book Prize), two books related to WikiLeaks and a pair of books with Robert Jay Lifton on Hiroshima and the death penalty in America. His Twitter feed is @GregMitch and he can be reached at: email@example.com. His personal blog is Pressing Issues.
On Sunday, WikiLeaks released more than 90,000 documents raising new questions about the war in Afghanistan. Here's extensive analysis of the fallout.
Valerie Plame Wilson, expert featured in the documentary Countdown to Zero, talks to Greg Mitchell about the enduring Cold War mindset and embracing the push for nuclear abolition.
The film may scare the pants off you—scare you straight into taking action.
Andrew Breitbart's latest race-tinged "scandal" fell apart Tuesday, as the context for remarks made a quarter of a century ago by ousted USDA official Shirley Sherrod—captured on a highly edited tape—emerged.