Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown in the fourth in a series of conversations on the issues at stake for America's cities in Campaign 08.
" The federal government talks a good game about homeland security. And yet cities, like Los Angeles, are constantly struggling to get the resources we need to provide that security. "
Stop corporate robots from taking over the Web. Freespeech.org explains how relentless marketing and data-mining puts your privacy in peril.
Predatory lending is the biggest economic crisis since 1929, especially for the black and brown people caught in its grip.
Democratic candidates need to make the war a campaign issue, and hammer away at the staggering economic and human costs of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
In this cut from Blue Man/Red State,a documentary on Salt Lake City Mayor Rocky Anderson, Juneau peace activists give Nation Editor Katrina vanden Heuvel a warm welcome and a helping hand.
McCain has received millions in donations from the same companies that helped the Bush administration create an energy plan that has helped raise gasoline to $4 a gallon.
Jon Stewart mocks the media's willingness to peddle insane rumors about Barack Obama--and their tendency to place the blame on the internet.
This week: Chuck Collins, Doug Henwood and Barbara Ehrenreich. Sarah Anderson lays out a 12-step program for "ending plutocracy." Gary Younge on Obama and the power of symbols.
Antiwar activist Ava Lowery and the ACLU's Anthony Romero discuss the legal quagmire into which the country has sunk since 9/11.
Stewart ridicules the mainstream media's latest foray into the politics of personal destruction.
How solidly Republican will Christian evangelicals be in 2008? Could concern about the planet be the issue that draws many believers into the Democratic camp?