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Todd Gitlin

Todd Gitlin, professor of journalism and sociology and chair of the Ph. D. program in communications at Columbia University, has been writing frequently on media and the campaign for BillMoyers.com. His next book is a novel, The Opposition.

An on-the-ground left knows that politics is not a laptop activity. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

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The war against the press has descended beneath the level of rational argument. Read more

Books, Arts and Culture

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Taking back the House of Representatives Read more

Money, Politics and Power

Nonviolent, cross-racial coalitions are the only way back to a decent America. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

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Steve Bannon gets a bully platform and runs rings around Charlie Rose. Read more

Books, Arts and Culture

He marketed himself. They spread the word. Both made out like bandits. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

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What did the era amount to? One thing is certain: It wasn’t a revolution.  Read more

Books

Was "Pancake" working with the KGB? The evidence is inconclusive. Read more

Books, Arts and Culture