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Hillary Clinton

Clinton is using Edward Snowden as a punching bag to shore up her hawkish bona fides. 

Ultra-Nationalist Party Rally

The regime has repeatedly carried out artillery and air attacks on city centers, creating a humanitarian catastrophe—which is all but ignored by the US political-media establishment.

The San Quentin News staff

For 127 years, prison newspapers have struggled to speak truth to the outside world.

Syringes

Do white pundits, reporters and TV producers have a no-snitch policy on exposing crises in the white community?

Glenn Greenwald

Glenn Greenwald’s No Place to Hide chronicles the publication of secret NSA files that reshaped global conversations about government surveillance.

Computers

In case you hadn’t noticed, the nets of corporate and government phishing are in the water, already being drawn up around you.

Fox News

The mainstream and liberal press’s quixotic search for a ‘good’ conservative merely reinforces the soft bigotry of low expectations.

Robot

How treating smart programs as legal persons could change privacy as we know it.

Blogs

Despite the cacophony of media criticism about HBO’s new series, there’s been hardly a murmur made about how the show criticizes the media.

August 9, 2012

Stephen Colbert took Hayes to task on his show, holding up Hayes's book Twilight of the Elites: America After Meritocracy.

August 6, 2012

The writer lacerates Israel in an op-ed, but that doesn’t make the paper a bastion of anti-Zionism.

August 6, 2012

The new goal for political reporting appears to regard truth as irrelevant.

August 6, 2012

Eric on "Romy and Michelle’s High School Reunion" and Reed on Gore Vidal. 

August 3, 2012

 Eric on some classic Jazz, Reed on a glimpse into the 1%. 

July 27, 2012

Alex, who has died at the age of 71, believed to the end in the necessity of information and insight as essential elements of an activism that would begin the world over again.

July 21, 2012

 Eric on David Johansen, Nora Ephron and Woodie Guthrie. Reed on Louie CK.

July 13, 2012

Funnily enough, not all comedians are defending Daniel Tosh’s rape jokes.

July 12, 2012

 Eric on the royal Internet "we" and Reed on this summer of political sequels. 

July 6, 2012