On-the-ground coverage of the official UN negotiations, as well as interviews with journalists, scientists, policy makers, stakeholders and activists.
Tune in for a conversation with four of our country's top experts on environmental science and policy for an historic panel discussion on the urgent and confounding questions raised by accelerating climate change, hosted by WNYC's Brian Lehrer.
The tens of thousands of African migrants who have arrived in the country in the past decade are being branded as "infiltrators."
A panel discussion on the legacy of King's "Dream" speech.
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.
The countries in attendance at the climate summit held by the United Nations in Cancun this week aren't talking about future consequences of global climate change; they're discussing the crises they're suffering right now.
Thirty years after the singer's death, The Nation's Jon Wiener asks: how did John Lennon make the transition from pop icon to political figure?
Sarah Palin is busily trying to sell "conservative feminism" to the masses, but her idea of feminism certainly doesn't include reproductive choice or sexual freedom. Meanwhile, even the Pope has decided that it's better for sex workers to use condoms than to risk getting HIV or other sexually transmitted infections. So why does the new Congress include more new members opposed to women's right to control their bodies?
The Democrats were trying to get the focus back on the parts of their agenda that could actually get through the lame duck Senate this week—that is, until the latest WikiLeaks documents got out. Now the media's focus has shifted, but that doesn't make the economic situation any less dire.
When Jeremy Scahill reported on a secret US war in Pakistan last year, the Pentagon called his article "conspiratorial." But now, says Scahill on Democracy Now!, the latest WikiLeaks diplomatic cables dump confirms his reporting.