There are over two million men and women incarcerated in the United States and most cannot afford to call their families.
Iraq Veterans Against the War and human rights organizations in both the US and Iraq are collecting signatures for a petition to pressure the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights to hold a hearing on the human rights impacts of US wars.
Standing up against the institutionalized racial discrimination that made the Zimmerman verdict possible.
From Stand-Your-Ground to Stop-and-Frisk.
What a country's treatment of its own citizens says about how it will treat non-citizens.
After the defeat of DOMA, the LGBTQ movement needs to push beyond marriage equality.
In the wake of the tragedy in Arizona, professor and Nation writer Frances Fox Piven joins Democracy Now! to address Glenn Beck's campaign against her and the violent threats it has spawned.
As Republicans gear up to challenge Obama's healthcare reform legislation, former insurance executive Potter explains how the move to repeal is a smokescreen for the health insurance industry's true motives.
Congressman Ron Paul is a supporter of it. Arizona shooter Jared Lee Loughner had a sick obsession with it. What would happen if the United States switched back to the gold standard?
Klein reports from the Gulf of Mexico on how the very real effects of BP's Deepwater Horizon oilspill are still being felt.