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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. 

The line between respecting civil liberties and protecting victims is anything but clear.

Finally, a different picture is emerging of the former New York City mayor.

Blogs

Especially when their cartoons are so dreadfully unpleasant.

May 19, 2015

What happens to press freedom when an ALEC-supporting telecom giant owns one of the world’s most-read news sites?

May 15, 2015

The veteran investigative journalist debunked the official version of the bin Laden killing—now there's a rush to smear him.

May 12, 2015

Texas messes with the Feds.

May 8, 2015

Progressive political groups and New York politicians recognize Katrina vanden Heuvel’s leadership at the helm of the 150-year-old institution.

May 8, 2015

What are Nation interns reading the week of 5/8/15?

May 8, 2015

Helpfulness not guaranteed.

May 5, 2015

What Are ‘Nation’ Interns Reading the Week of 5/4/15?

May 4, 2015

The issue is the cartoons—and what they mean to ordinary French Muslims.

May 1, 2015

The police department has used social media as virtual riot gear, manufacturing the narrative of violence in the digital realm as they were escalating it on the ground.

April 30, 2015