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Technology news and analysis from The Nation
February 12, 2018
The ‘Right-to-Try’ Unproven Pharmaceuticals Is a Right-Wing Scheme
Proposals to loosen the Food and Drug Administration’s oversight of experimental drugs sound compassionate—but there’s little evidence they’ll help patients.
November 28, 2017
The New Sewer Socialists Are Building an Equitable Internet
A blue-collar manufacturing town in southern Appalachia offers a roadmap for reclaiming the Internet’s utopian potential.
November 8, 2017
Democracy Needs a Reboot for the Age of Artificial Intelligence
A revolution in machine learning will transform society. We can’t let tech companies use it to usurp power.
November 7, 2017
A Chicken-Nugget Theory of Capitalism
One breaded snack can tell us so much.
October 19, 2017
Letters From the November 6, 2017, Issue
Kneeling down, rising up… The wrong idol… False flag… Digital redistricting?… A worthy candidate… From the stacks…
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October 11, 2017
The Future of Food
How do we build a just, sustainable food system?
John W. Boyd Jr.
September 11, 2017
The Pentagon’s Next Frontier for War Might be Space
And that should scare us.
August 29, 2017
We’re Failing Our Test Run for the Age of CRISPR
We’re on the cusp of being able to genetically shape our offspring, but without accurately informing would-be parents, genetic diversity will become a code for poverty.
David M. Perry
August 18, 2017
A Mark Zuckerberg Presidency Isn’t Ridiculous—It’s Terrifying
The Facebook CEO destroyed privacy as we know it. Imagine what he’d do in the White House.
August 9, 2017
A New Report Raises Big Questions About Last Year’s DNC Hack
Former NSA experts say it wasn’t a hack at all, but a leak—an inside job by someone with access to the DNC’s system.