Confronting hard truths about conformity and resistance.
What makes +972 such a unique magazine with an extraordinary ability to shake up conventional ideas about Israel and Palestine?
What role and responsibility does the United States have for the situation in Yemen?
What makes drones so frightening to us now, when they have actually been around for decades?
Eyal Press discusses his new book, Beautiful Souls, which tells of a young Israeli who struggles with the question of whether to serve in the occupied territories.
"Black Candle," "Leningrad," "And I Was Alive"
Tom Engelhardt and Jonathan Schell discuss American involvement in Vietnam and Afghanistan, US nuclear policy from the 1960s to the present and the dilemma of nuclear weaponry in the Obama era.
Fourteen states have filed suit challenging the healthcare overhaul, particularly the individual mandate, as unconstitutional. Christopher Hayes asks Columbia law professor Gillian Metzger whether this argument holds up.
This week on The Breakdown: The time for comprehensive financial reform and consumer protection has finally come. Christopher Hayes asks Demos's Heather McGhee, does Dodd's financial reform package deliver?
If incumbents are running scared, what does that mean for the phenomenon of the incumbency effect?
How will healthcare reform affect the economy? This week on The Breakdown, Christopher Hayes talks to Ezra Klein to correct the misperceptions.
In 2002, the Department of Justice's Office of Legal Counsel, at the behest of the CIA and in conjunction with the White House, drafted a memo on acceptable standards of interrogation. Now the authors have been cleared of wrongdoing.