Is BP unique in its ability to create catastrophe? On this week's The Breakdown, Chris Hayes asks Greenpeace's Kert Davies whether the entire practice of offshore oil drilling is inherently dangerous, regardless of which company runs the rig.
Christopher Hayes asks environmental reporter Kate Sheppard whether it's still possible for this Congress to pass a cap and trade bill.
Ret. Col. Ann Wright provides an eyewitness account of the Israeli raid on the Gaza relief flotilla. Listen now!
Last month, the House of Representatives took steps toward repealing the military's discriminatory DADT policy, pending the results of a Pentagon study on the issue. But what impact could the study have on the repeal of DADT?
As images of oil-drenched coastlines and stories of devastated industries and families flood the airwaves, how can we begin to reckon the real magnitude of the damage?
The Obama Administration has authorized the killing of American-born Islamic cleric Anwar al-Awlaki. If the administration can kill US citizens without due process, where does the slippery slope end?
As part of The Nation's mayoral candidate series, de Blasio gives his views on how to tackle economic inequality.
The difference between rich and poor is stunting economic growth, the mayoral candidate says.
What's next for early childhood education? The Nation's Bryce Covert talks with Dana Goldstein and Melissa Lazarín about the policy and politics of universal preschool.
What can we expect from comprehensive immigration reform? In this Nation Conversation, Aura Bogado breaks down the range of possibilities for America's undocumented.
The New Republic's Jonathan Cohn talks with The Nation's Bryce Covert and George Zornick about what Obama can—and should—tackle in his second term.
Will Obama's order to increase "school resource officers" funnel more of our students through the school-to-prison pipeline?