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With developments in the Mumia Abu-Jamal case and Pacifica's re-emergence, the left has a couple of victories under its belt; the Enron scandal develops further.

Organic farming critic Dennis Avery is supported by generous contributions from several chemical companies, all of whom profit from the sale of products prohibited in organic production.

John Stossel has high Q-ratings, so he doesn't have to worry about the rules.

Media consolidation is creeping in slowly while the public’s attention is elsewhere—is it too late to fight back?

Synergy—it's all well and good. But media consolidation's dark side often raises its head.

For three months now, I've been closely following the coverage of September 11 and its aftermath; how well have the media done?

Getting serious about media reform: at a standstill now, the media reform movement's time has come.

The rise of the media cartel has been a long time coming. The cultural effects are not new in kind, but the problem has become considerably larger.

To keep the press free, Ben Franklin made sure that periodicals once got preferential treatment from the USPS. It's time to revisit that idea again.

Blogs

I’ve found my feelings about the Boy Scout with the biblical eye-black best explained in a movie almost a quarter-century old.

December 12, 2011

The shocking news that Chris Paul has been traded to the Lakers and then had the trade rescinded says a great deal about the current state of chaos in the NBA

December 9, 2011

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. 

December 9, 2011

Occupy Princeton students mic-check a JP Morgan-Chase Treasury Services info session on December 7, 2011. The first direct action taken up by Occupy Princeton—they promise “more to come.”

December 8, 2011

Did you assume the politicization of science was gone with the Bush administration and the reality-based community was back in charge? Think again.

December 8, 2011

Eric on Israel theocracy vs. diaspora democracy, and Alter-reviews.

December 8, 2011

The FDA made the right decision on EC—and Obama rejected it.

December 8, 2011

According to new data, white and middle-class DC students are flying high, while black, Hispanic and poor children continue to lag behind their peers. 

December 8, 2011

New TV ads from Rick Perry and Mitt Romney have tossed aside any policy discussion in favor of touting their personal religiosity.

December 8, 2011

Will the new president's mega-million-dollar makeover of the main library scare off scholars and leave the branches begging?

December 6, 2011