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Angry Birds

By monitoring apps such as Twitter and Angry Birds, British and US spy agencies can determine users’ age, location, marital status and more.

David Brooks

The conservative NYT columnist steers the conversation away from economics and toward “behavioral” terrain.

Tablet reader

With the rise of the Internet, we’re no longer simply passive readers at the mercy of someone else’s idea of how to organize the world.

Verizon store

The US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit ruled that the Federal Communications Commission lacks the authority to enforce net neutrality rules.

The Federal Communications Commission’s new chairman Tom Wheeler announces efforts to “do things differently.”

Wild Republican accusations have been debunked—but still they continue.

When Robin Thicke, Miley Cyrus, R. Kelly and capitalism killed sexual liberation.

Finn Brunton

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

Blogs

Eric on this week's concerts and Reed on the two-party debate that has only one, pro-war side.

September 30, 2014

Bolling apologized, he said, because his wife gave him “the look.” Sounds sincere to us!

September 26, 2014

How dare Obama salute someone without first tossing his coffee cup aside?

September 24, 2014

Rove smears again, this time in Kansas.

September 22, 2014

Eric on this week's concerts and Reed on how austerity hawks are in perpetual debt crisis mode, despite all evidence to the contrary.

September 22, 2014

Scotland was closely divided on the issue of independence. But media cast a loud “no” vote.

September 19, 2014

Appearing on Democracy Now! Monday morning, Lee Fang discussed "Who's Paying the Pro-War Pundits?"—his latest for The Nation.

September 15, 2014

The word “homeland,” he says, will “get us further into wars."

September 12, 2014

Eric on "The Beatles in Mono" and Reed on how the emphasis on optics skews our democratic priorities.

September 11, 2014

Does it matter what necktie you wear when you declare war?

September 10, 2014