What effect will the reduction in troops in Iraq that Obama has promised have on defense spending?
In this interview with Tom Dispatch, Anand Gopal talks about his how he learned about an unreported network of U.S. secret prisons in Afghanistan.
The Obama Administration has announced a plan to reduce the budget deficit through a three-year freeze on non-security discretionary spending. What are possible long-term effects?
In the wake of the surprising loss in Massachusetts on Tuesday, the future of healthcare reform has become uncertain. The Nation's DC Editor Christopher Hayes and special guest Ryan Grim of the Huffington Post explore the legislative options for next steps.
Even if healthcare reform passes in 2010, many of its programs will only go into effect in two or three years. Why? Christopher Hayes says it's all an accounting trick.
Global warming is not just controversial, it's also pretty confusing. As world leaders debate in Copenhagen, politicians in Congress are pushing different plans to deal with climate change. Christopher Hayes breaks down the difference between cap and trade and a carbon tax.
Several cities in the United States, including Chicago, prepare for upcoming protests and major conventions with unprecedented levels of security.
You may have never heard of True the Vote, but the organization has major plans for upcoming elections across the country.
Mitt Romney is easily influenced and highly malleable when it comes to foreign policy.
The USDA proposes to increase the line speed at poultry plants, which could endanger employees who already work long hours doing repetitive hand motions.
Why labor unions and environmental activists need to revive a crucial alliance.