Tomas Palermo Former gangsters help a Bay Area organization use people power to transform communities block by block.
Jenny Lee With Detroit's auto industry in decline, activists argue for a media-based economy to change the city's fortunes.
What you can do about the war in the Congo.
Jonathan Schell and Taylor Branch in conversation about Mohandas K. Gandhi, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and the transformative power of nonviolence.
The spirits of the civil rights movement--and movements for social justice everywhere--were with Obama on this historic Inauguration Day. Artist John Mavroudis imagines the occasion.
The Nation Guide to the Nation, just published by Vintage Books, is your guide to living liberally in America, from bars and art collectives to publishers and bookstores. Take a peek.
Jamilah King You voted. Now what? Look in your own backyard to find an issue close to your community.
Jamilah King, Kristina Rizga and Tomas Palermo In a year that saw war, violence, human rights abuses and environmental degradation, WireTap also found powerful examples of young people making a real difference.
Standards Editor Craig Whitney issued this response to questions posed by The Nation about its coverage of the Russia-Georgia conflict in South Ossetia.
Jamilah King Vote Hip-Hop contest winners rap and work for change.