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“We Will Live in a Completely Different World”: A Conversation With Svetlana Alexievich

“We Will Live in a Completely Different World”: A Conversation With Svetlana Alexievich “We Will Live in a Completely Different World”: A Conversation With Svetlana Alexievich

The Nobel laureate on a new wave of repressions in Belarus, the role of women in revolution, and life after the pandemic.

Aug 2, 2021 / Conversations With ‘The Nation’ / Nadezhda Azhgikhina

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Letters From the August 9/16, 2021, Issue Letters From the August 9/16, 2021, Issue

Calling Arizona… Black Main Street… Privileged information… The bronze ceiling (web only)…

Jul 27, 2021 / Letters / Our Readers and Erin L. Thompson

Lori Lightfoot

Lori Lightfoot’s New Press Policy Is All Too Convenient Lori Lightfoot’s New Press Policy Is All Too Convenient

The media’s lack of diversity is a problem. Limiting its access to people in power won’t fix it.

May 28, 2021 / LeAlan M. Jones

When Sensitivity Becomes Censorship

When Sensitivity Becomes Censorship When Sensitivity Becomes Censorship

A restrictionist mentality is taking over certain segments of the left.

Jun 7, 2021 / Column / David Bromwich

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I Will Not Be Silenced Because I Demand Justice for Palestine I Will Not Be Silenced Because I Demand Justice for Palestine

Like many Palestinians, I have been attacked and punished for criticizing Israel. Now I’m filing a civil rights complaint against my university for encouraging those attacks.

May 20, 2021 / Ahmad Omar Daraldik

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The Threat Against Free Speech on Hungary’s Airwaves The Threat Against Free Speech on Hungary’s Airwaves

The government shut down a station that connected many listeners—particularly the elderly—to their country and the world.

Feb 24, 2021 / Peter Molnar

Twitter and Facebook Just Proved That Deplatforming Works

Twitter and Facebook Just Proved That Deplatforming Works Twitter and Facebook Just Proved That Deplatforming Works

The peaceful protests on Inauguration Day show what happens when social media companies refuse to let white supremacists use them to organize and incite violence.

Jan 22, 2021 / Elie Mystal

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Publishers Are Taking the Internet to Court Publishers Are Taking the Internet to Court

In a lawsuit against the Internet Archive, the largest corporations in publishing want to change what it means to own a book.

Sep 10, 2020 / Maria Bustillos

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How the DHS Can Still Arrest Journalists in Portland How the DHS Can Still Arrest Journalists in Portland

In spite of a federal restraining order, a leaked document describes when DHS agents can still arrest journalists and legal observers.

Jul 30, 2020 / Ken Klippenstein

Trump’s Social Media Executive Order Shows Just How Low He’ll Go to Win

Trump’s Social Media Executive Order Shows Just How Low He’ll Go to Win Trump’s Social Media Executive Order Shows Just How Low He’ll Go to Win

His attack on Twitter is really an attack on the right to criticize the president.

May 29, 2020 / John Nichols

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