Thought leadership on the most important issues of the Internet generation.

The quiet war against ownership
A major conflict is shaping up between the owners of smart devices and the companies that produced them.
Gerrymandering is poisoning our democracy
Compromise is key to democracy—and gerrymandering is killing it.
Trump’s pick in Georgia 6th race wants to outlaw gay adoptions
Georgia's high-profile special election is about more than Democrats' chances in 2018.
Trump ‘cares’ about anti-LGBTQ hate crimes—except when his supporters commit them
If Trump wants to know the real threat to queer and trans Americans, the president should get a mirror.
The dark magic of Trump’s covfefe typo
One dumb Trump tweet can trick the world into looking the other way.
Trump’s war on the media is just beginning
President Trump's attacks on the press attack the Constitution itself.
The case against impeaching Trump
America needs Donald Trump to stay in office—whether we like it or not.
President Trump’s executive orders are meaningless photo-ops
It may seem significant every time Trump signs an executive order. It's not.
‘Lock her up’ Republicans stay remarkably silent on Trump sharing intel with Russia
These prominent conservative voices called for Hillary Clinton to be sent to prison for her improper use of private email. Where are they now?
Why unmasking cybersecurity experts is so dangerous
Some heroes don't want the world to know their names.
100 days in, Donald Trump is losing
Donald Trump is learning what failure looks like.
Publishers can pop the toxic media bubble by embracing remote workers
The media can only improve if we stop requiring journalists to live in major cities and expand into that sea of red America.
Fear not, Bill O’Reilly: Trump’s presidency proves America doesn’t care about sexual assault
America will decide, just as it has with Trump, that allowing O’Reilly to keep his public platforms is tolerable. What will we decide is OK tomorrow?
We’ve accepted Trump as president—now he’s more dangerous than ever
With war drums banging in the distance, Trump's presidency becomes more normal—and more frightening.
War won’t save Donald Trump’s ratings
If President Trump wants to boost his approval ratings, he should resign.
Did Marvel really just blame its sales slump on ‘diversity’?
Did Marvel's diversity initiative fail to attract new readers, or is the problem more complex?
The future of Libertarianism could be radically different
The future of Libertarianism could be radically different