His next appointee for FCC chair could determine whether robber barons consolidate their domination of the public discourse.
Four decades ago, he spoke out bravely against the Vietnam War. Will he show the same courage today, in helping to end the fossil-fuel era?
Katrina vanden Heuvel on the battle for paid sick days, Elana Leopold on the fight against Pam Geller's Islamaphobic ads, Sarah Woolf on the 70th anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto uprising, the editors congratulate Katha for her National Magazine Award nomination
Pyongyang's bellicose posturing conforms to an old pattern, but the dangers may be greater now because tensions are rising throughout the region.
This tiny nation has been pushed off a cliff to "save" the eurozone. Reunification may be the only way to turn the island's fortunes around.
How Republicans and industry profiteers are targeting high school students, welfare applicants and the unemployed.
The Communist Party is failing to heed demands for political reform.
In her book Captive Audience, Susan Crawford shows how media giants exert a stranglehold over consumers and government.
Afflicted with a mental disorder, Carrie Mathison is an unlikely American hero, and seems a bad bet besides.
How did a man who got so many things wrong become an intellectual celebrity in his own lifetime?