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Julian Assange

The Wikileaks founder has been in Ecuador’s London embassy for six weeks awaiting a decision on his request for asylum.

The WikiLeaks cables not only uncovered extensive Washington influence in the region, it also ushered in a new age of investigative journalism.

The Nation’s longest-running columnist was a witty, brilliant, coruscating presence in our pages for almost thirty years.

Alexander Cockburn

For what the ancients called avarice and iniquity, Alex’s hate was pure. No writer had a deadlier sting against the corruptions of empire.

Mitt Romney

No wonder the public remains so misinformed, as bigfoot pundits not only whitewash Republican extremism but paint Obama’s soggy centrism in false hues as its ideological equivalent.

WikiLeaks

As Ecuador grants asylum to Julian Assange, here is a closer look at Cablegate in Latin America.

Dilma Rousseff

Cablegate did not just reveal secrets, it inspired a new culture of investigative journalism.

From trivial matters to border tension with Hugo Chávez, Cablegate was a mixed bag of revelations for Colombians.

Some of our favorites from nearly thirty years of his Nation column.

Blogs

Why I stand with MHP—and why you should too.

January 8, 2014

If you watched The Daily Show last night, you probably enjoyed Jon Stewart’s two segments on the current pot legalization debate.

January 8, 2014

Eric with the latest reviews and Reed on the gaping holes in the mainstream media's coverage of unemployment benefits. 

January 7, 2014

The program’s attack on government investments in green technology ignores basic facts.  

January 6, 2014

David Brooks’s blinkered pot column shows how our elites are shielded from the consequences of the war on drugs. 

January 3, 2014

The New York Times demolishes conspiracy theories with plain, old-fashioned good reporting.

January 2, 2014

Edward Snowden is hailed as a true "whistleblower," and The Guardian asks for a full pardon. Glenn Greenwald responds.

January 1, 2014

Let us not dignify this incident by calling it a culture war.

December 26, 2013

Justine Sacco’s tweet was outrageous. So was the online mob campaign that turned her into the most vilified woman in the world.

December 23, 2013

Benjamin Wittes of the Brookings Institution loves the National Security Agency and takes money from Northrop Grumman to blog about it in The New Republic.

December 20, 2013