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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

Last night, Steve Kroft on 60 Minutes challenged Julian Assange on a variety of issues surrounding WikiLeaks, and failed miserably.  But what happened last spring when Assange met a real master of the debate—Stephen Colbert?

January 31, 2011

Who needs the 60 Minutes interview with Julian Assange when you can just read my new book, "The Age of WikiLeaks," and revisit Stephen Colbert's interview with Assange? 

January 31, 2011

On the late Daniel Bell, the very archetype of a committed liberal intellectual, and The New Republic's Marty Peretz, plus reader mail.

January 27, 2011

WikiLeaks in Davos, Anonymous activists arrested, and, for those who get technology, WikiLeaks anonymizes ISPs to get past data retention laws. Oh, and uprising in Yemen.

January 27, 2011

VISA is told WikiLeaks not breaking the law, Anonymous asks for help attacking Egypt websites, and Julian Assange's attorney gets an award

January 26, 2011

Glenn Beck must have thought he had an easy mark when he targeted Frances Fox Piven. But Glenn Beck is wrong.

January 25, 2011

 Bradley Manning cannot be connected to Assange, says U.S. military, New York Times considers options for making it easier for would-be leakers to provide large files to paper, like Al Jazeera's Transparency Unit, and WikiLeaks servers could heat a church? 

January 25, 2011

 OpenLeaks explains problems with WikiLeaks, Al Jazeera's "Palestine Papers" not from WikiLeaks but seem to be inspired by WikiLeaks and more on Bradley Manning's imprisonment.

January 24, 2011

The cable network ends its contract with top-rated host—a progressive favorite who helped create a space for dissent on cable during the Bush-Cheney years.

January 21, 2011

Are you reading this because it mentions Sarah Palin?

January 21, 2011