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Micah Sifry’s new book offers some answers, but misses important shifts in the power base of traditional progressive organizing.

The vendetta against him and whistleblower Jeffrey Sterling reflects an antidemocratic goal: the uninformed consent of the governed.

ISIS

The terror-mongers are at it again, but dangers to the “homeland” are vanishingly small. 

The line between respecting civil liberties and protecting victims is anything but clear.

Finally, a different picture is emerging of the former New York City mayor.

Camera flash

Imagine a camera aimed at a human face forever.

Talking heads like former General Jack Keane are all over the news media fanning fears of IS. Shouldn’t the public know about their links to Pentagon contractors?

Blogs

Republicans may not be stupid, but they are shameless—and they know how to exploit the Ebola "threat." 

October 29, 2014

Eric on this week in theater and music and Reed on how the media’s ratings-driven hysterics is warping Ebola coverage.

October 28, 2014

Local reports say a male shooter opened fire near Marysville-Pilchuck High.

October 24, 2014

“Simply a statement that I support life" is the new "I'm not a scientist."

October 23, 2014

Still, you should probably quarantine yourself to other news networks.

October 22, 2014

Eric on this week’s concerts and releases and Reed on how the gaffe-obsessed political press is doing a disservice to democracy.

October 20, 2014

Fox needs Shep’s anti-Fox narrative now more than ever.

October 16, 2014

After thirty years in the Senate, Mitch’s loss would make MSM Rolodexes obsolete.

October 15, 2014

But mainstream media find it hard to admit. 

October 14, 2014

Eric on The New Yorker Festival and Reed on the lazy Beltway boosterism of Leon Panetta's new book.

October 14, 2014