The annual Ridenhour Prizes recognize acts of truth-telling that protect the public interest, promote social justice or illuminate a more just vision of society.
With the killing of Awlaki, the president of the United States became judge, jury and executioner for American citizens.
It wasn't easy, but artists, musicians and activists met Thatcher's brutal tactics with compassionate responses.
So long as austerity-mongers have their way, "democracy" is just a buzzword.
The growing threats of nuclear war and environmental catastrophe make it hard to bet on the survival of our species.
How did debt reduction become Washington's number one priority?
Indiscriminate shelling is a daily reality in Zabadani, where nonviolent protests turned to guns after the regime began killing protesters.
Drones have regularized a program of assassinations.
Economist Robert Reich took to the easel to break down the tenets of Paul Ryan's economic plan.
You're more likely to be hit by lightning than you are to commit voter fraud at the polls. So why are Republicans so set on passing voter ID laws and other measures to stop this non-existent threat?
Romney and his kind turned much of our economy into a betting parlor—how did he ever become a serious candidate for the presidency?