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The president calls for the reclassification of Internet services under telecommunications in the name of an open Internet.

The election results reflect a complex reality; the press prefers simple narratives.

Anonymous Supporters

A look behind the mask reveals a naïve techno-utopianism.

Harry Belafonte

Receiving a humanitarian award from the Academy, 87-year-old Harry Belafonte speaks out about his political commitments—and how he was punished for them.

Danielle Keats Citron

There are limits to what the law can do to police cyberabuse.

Insurrections of the Mind thinks insurrections ought to happen only in the mind.

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. 

Blogs

What are Nation interns reading the week of 1/22/15?

January 23, 2015

Who are the surrender monkeys now?

January 23, 2015

The week when everyone forgot the definition of irony.

January 20, 2015

The president wants cities to be able to innovate with municipal broadband systems.

January 15, 2015

While the Times frequently needs pushing on its watery language, there are real ethical reasons to exclude Charlie’s Mohammad cartoons.

January 15, 2015

Following a career of more than forty years, Bill Moyers retires.

January 13, 2015

What is it about horrific events that brings out horrific media coverage?

January 13, 2015

Yes, her schtick as a North Korean general was a gross bit of yellowface minstrelsy, but let’s remember her longer career.

January 12, 2015

We cannot have democracy without a free press, and the robust debate it fosters.

January 8, 2015

The attack in Paris was all about polarizing the French and European public. 

January 8, 2015