Barrett Brown

The Saga of Barrett Brown: Inside Anonymous and the War on Secrecy

Reading Time: 27 minutes A magazine-length, must-read story of hackers, leakers, democracy advocates, spies, cops, banks, lobbyists, WikiLeaks, the future of the Internet…and quite possibly of our democracy.

But Syriasly, Folks…..

Reading Time: 7 minutes Take a close look at the uprising in Syria, and what do you find? Another well-oiled puppet show.

Al Jazeera’s Failures on Libya—and What They Tell Us About the Network

Reading Time: 4 minutes For many of those sick of the inadequacies of Western news organizations, the answer is Al Jazeera. But how independent-minded, really, is this Middle Eastern television network? Not very, we’re afraid. It’s the same old gang in a new, improved outfit.