'Any Attempt to Claim Orwell for the Right Is Dishonest': An Interview With Dorian Lynskey
The author of "The Ministry of Truth" discusses Orwell's fight for democratic socialism—and the unfortunate misconceptions that can still dog his memory.
What If Climate Change and Rising Nationalism Both Had the Same Solution?
Countries riven by inequality and xenophobia won't be resilient to climate change—which means that the fight against nationalism and the fight against global warming are actually one and the same.
Why Don’t Americans Seem to Care About Government Surveillance?
Prism and the NSA’s phone tapping programs were supposed to be emergency measures designed to combat terrorism. But what happens when the threat of terrorism is the norm?
Crowd-Sourcing Big Brother: Surveillance Following the Boston Bombing
We've been worried about a surveillance state since long before George Orwell's 1984. But one thing the Boston bombing taught us is that friends and family are watching much more closely than the FBI.