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Technology news and analysis from The Nation
March 30, 2021
Why Big Tech Shouldn’t Be Scared of Unions
Unions could not only strengthen tech companies but also improve tech policy-making.
February 12, 2021
Cancel Culture’s Latest Victims
These conservative intellectuals have been silenced forever.
January 29, 2021
These Machines Won’t Kill Fascism: Toward a Militant Progressive Vision for Tech
The left must vie for control over the algorithms, data, and infrastructure that shape our lives.
January 13, 2021
Tech Giants Can’t Be Trusted to Police Speech
The job of regulating incendiary discourse belongs to democratically elected governments, not powerful private interests.
October 13, 2020
A Strong Step Toward an Antitrust Revival
Taking on technology’s Big Four isn’t for the faint of heart.
Katrina vanden Heuvel
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October 8, 2020
How the Theatrics of Banning TikTok Enables Repression at Home
If US politicians were sincerely concerned about Chinese state violence, they would also be implicating the Silicon Valley companies that profit from the surveillance of Uighurs.
August 19, 2020
Trump Is Losing the Tech War Against China
The Trump administration has responded like a petulant child to China’s booming tech presence, from slapping tariffs on Chinese products to banning TikTok.
May 27, 2020
Conversations With ‘The Nation’: Naomi Klein
Join the journalist and social activist in discussion with
editorial director/publisher Katrina vanden Heuvel for our weekly virtual series.
May 7, 2020
The Coronavirus Means Curtains for Artists
The loss of revenue from live events is only the start of this particular disaster.
April 29, 2020
How to Reopen Congress Quickly, Safely—and Remotely
The people’s branch must start using proxy votes and virtual oversight hearings so they can do their job.