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All's Not Quiet On The Democratic Front: Why Occupy Wall Street Still Matters Today

Marni Halasa | Posted 11.17.2014 | Politics
Marni Halasa

On the third anniversary of Occupy Wall Street, don't be so sure that that the ranting and raving about income inequality, fracking and student debt is dead.

Progressive New York Candidate Blasts State Democratic Party In Op-Ed

The Huffington Post | Alex Lazar | Posted 09.08.2014 | Politics

Tim Wu, a progressive candidate for lieutenant governor of New York, criticized the state Democratic committee in a Monday op-ed for interfering in th...

As Cuomo Turns His Back, Zephyr Teachout Emerges as the People's Candidate

Charlie Ferrusi | Posted 11.07.2014 | New York
Charlie Ferrusi

From her grassroots supporters in the Hudson Valley to her loyal students who pressured Cuomo to a debate, Zephyr Teachout, a current professor of law at Fordham University, is looking to call Cuomo out and take New York by storm.

Why I Am Endorsing Zephyr Teachout and Tim Wu

Jeffrey Sachs | Posted 11.05.2014 | New York
Jeffrey Sachs

Unless we use our democratic vote to bring honesty and excellence back to politics, America's decline will become irreversible. That's why I'm here today, to endorse New York Governor and Lieutenant Governor candidates Zephyr Teachout and Tim Wu.

NYT Disses Cuomo Again

The Huffington Post | Benjamin Hart | Posted 08.28.2014 | Politics

Just two days after The New York Times declined to endorse Governor Andrew Cuomo in New York's Democratic primary, the Grey Lady picked an upstart ca...

Paul Blumenthal

Zephyr Teachout Gets Big Boost In Challenge To Andrew Cuomo | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 08.13.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Harvard law professor and leading campaign finance reform advocate Lawrence Lessig called on supporters of his anti-corruption super PAC...

Leave 3D Printing Alone

The Morningside Post | Posted 03.29.2014 | Technology
The Morningside Post

I thought John Sarik was trying to shake my hand when we met last Spring at the Columbia Laboratory for Unconventional Electronics (CLUE). Instead he was trying to hand me a small tan-colored plastic figurine of smuggler and rouge Han Solo, of Star Wars fame, frozen in carbonite.

Incredible Visualization of American Culture

Jonathan Ezer | Posted 02.25.2014 | Media
Jonathan Ezer

Tim Wu wrote a fascinating article in the New Republic about Netflix's war on mass culture. We liked it, so we animated it, using some of our latest techniques.

Confused About Net Neutrality? This Clears It All Up

Posted 09.09.2013 | Politics

The principle of net neutrality -- that Internet service providers should not discriminate among different kinds of content -- is getting two hearings...

Can Copyright or YouTube Save Cindy Lee Garcia From "Innocence of Muslims" Video Fallout?

Edward Lee | Posted 12.02.2012 | Media
Edward Lee

According to Garcia, Nakoula only gave her a small section of the script and then later dubbed in audio for her character saying, "Is Your Muhammad a child molester?" The audio was not Garcia's voice, she claims -- anyone watching the video probably would agree.

Tim Wu Talks Net Neutrality, Information Empires and Freedom

Alex Pasternack | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Alex Pasternack

2011-03-21-nknknk.jpgWe all know that as technology empowers us to do more, it carries with it all manner of problems. But one of our biggest pickles tends to slip right by us: We're not free.

Events: Our Picks For Your Evening Out

Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Educate yourself about internet freedom from Columbia University professor Tim Wu, get to know the city from taste-makers Jonathan Gold and Bret Easto...

The Master Switch by Tim Wu -- a Masterful Guide to Our Internet World

Art Brodsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Art Brodsky

Wu's eminently readable book is a history of the telephone network, the movie industry and broadcasting, all of them leading up to the history of today's combination of all of them -- the Internet.

Why Wait on Washington, Waxman or Wu to Protect the Internet? The States Can Break the Stalemate

Cynthia Dill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Cynthia Dill

Freedom of expression in the 21st century depends on an Internet that is open to all and not controlled by a handful of big corporations looking for market share.

Minneapolis: Something's Happening Here

Craig Aaron | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Craig Aaron

This could be the first presidential election where the Internet is an issue. I don't mean using the Internet as a political tool ... I mean a bona fide election issue. There's a lot at stake.