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Mary Thom

The feminist author and long-time editor of Ms. magazine died tragically in a biking accident.

New York Times

From climate change to financial meltdown, the worst of our journalism is becoming the norm. 

Violentacrez

Unmasking racists and trolls on the Internet may feel like justice, but it does not drive social progress.

Still from 'The Reluctant Fundamentalist'

Mira Nair's latest film includes a character who's a journalist and CIA agent. Is this responsible filmmaking?

Faneuil Hall

Whatever happened to quiet bravery and dignity?

Studies show that insiders at Google could, if they wanted, covertly alter voter preferences. The very possibility is a threat to democracy.

Rinku Sen on the Associated Press's decision to "drop the 'i' word," Robert Dreyfuss on Hagel's bad budget rhetoric, and the editors on a prize for Nation illustrator Steven Brodner.

GOP-Fox Circus Act

Post Election Day, is the network's huge audience tuning out?

His next appointee for FCC chair could determine whether robber barons consolidate their domination of the public discourse.

Blogs

How the media frenzy obliterated the presumption of innocence and relentlessly impugned both Strauss-Kahn and his accuser in vulgar stereotypes.

May 24, 2011

The idea that Julian Assange did not simply receive massive anonymous uploads from a military intelligence officer forms the heart of the US government's attempt to prosecute Assange under the Espionage Act.

May 22, 2011

Three years ago, on May 12, 2008, the first episode of GRITtv hit the air. Given life by Free Speech TV, the project we imagined was a daily forum for changemakers that would welcome new voices and celebrate diversity.

May 13, 2011

With debate now raging in Washington, and in the media, over the wisdom of releasing a "death photo" of Osama bin Laden, I can't help thinking back to what happened almost five years ago.

May 4, 2011

Editors and colleauges of Shane Bauer, a Nation contributor, urge Iran to release him and his friend Josh Fattal.

May 3, 2011

When Bush's jet landed on the aircraft carrier, American casualties stood at 139 killed and 542 wounded. That was more than 4,000 US fatalities ago, and hundreds of thousands Iraqis.

May 1, 2011

Three printing companies have refused to publish the spring edition of an LGBT magazine at Kent State University, citing concerns over its images and language.

April 28, 2011

According to Glenn Beck, SEIU organizer Stephen Lerner is a "mastermind worse than Osama bin Laden."

April 27, 2011

As I perused the latest WikiLeaks releases this morning, a retweet from their Twitter feed caught my eye: “Gitmo: Compare the first paragraph of these two stories about the same thing.” One was a link to the BBC and one was CNN.

April 25, 2011

Largely thanks to one soldier who was in the thick of things on that day in 2007, the “Collateral Murder” incident is far from over.

April 20, 2011