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Finn Brunton

How did something as trivial as spam end up on the forefront of cyberwar?

Rabaa

At first it was the Muslim Brotherhood. Now dozens of journalists, non-Islamist activists and students have been detained and beaten.

Net Neutrality protest

Why is Verizon suing the FCC over net neutrality regulations?

Computers

Prosecutors are warping the law to throw activist hackers like Aaron Swartz behind bars for years.

E.L. Doctorow

Who will rule our virtual world—government data miners and the corporations in step with them, or everyone else?

Mitt Romney

Mark Halperin and John Heilemann’s Double Down entertains, but its contempt for liberalism shows on almost every page.

Verizon

It’s time to get back to our roots—the grassroots—to fight for reform of an increasingly monopolistic and manipulative media.

President Barack Obama

While the press has hailed the president’s “public health” approach, the White House has cracked down on cannabis.

The Center for American Progress celebrated recently celebrated its tenth annive

Two critical institutions of American liberalism just celebrated birthdays. Here’s wishing them many happy returns.

OPEN members

A new wave of online organizations are replicating the MoveOn model across the world.

Blogs

Every week, Nation interns try to cut through the echo chamber and choose one good article in their area of interest that they feel should receive more attention. 

July 28, 2011

Stephen Colbert, with the help of Nation friend Peter Edelman, takes on right-wing poverty deniers with integrity and humor.

July 28, 2011

The misleading press coverage of the debt fight reveals a fundamental problem with today’s journalism—the quest for innocence and balance when it does not exist.

July 27, 2011

After Anders Breivik murdered dozens of young socialists, Beck compared the dead to “Hitler Youth.” But the slain were actually heirs to a great tradition of battling Nazis.

July 26, 2011

After a frenzy of press coverage of the Afghan war logs, why did Americans hold off on a debate about the war?

July 25, 2011

There are plenty of real problems with Michele Bachmann and her husband Marcus. But her migraines and his mannerisms are not two of them.

July 24, 2011

It was a whole other person, but such details don’t fit the narrative.

July 22, 2011

Now that Murdoch’s in the limelight, will News Corp's attempts to sell educational technology to school districts come under fire?

July 21, 2011

 Why is Google suppressing ad for book about suppression, Atomic Cover-Up?

July 20, 2011