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?
What's next for early childhood education? The Nation's Bryce Covert talks with Dana Goldstein and Melissa Lazarín about the policy and politics of universal preschool.
"We're not going to outspend the fossil fuel industry," the 350.org founder explains. "We have to find other currencies to work in, and those are the currencies of movements."
What can we expect from comprehensive immigration reform? In this Nation Conversation, Aura Bogado breaks down the range of possibilities for America's undocumented.
Undocumented activist Marco Saavedra talks with The Nation's Francis Reynolds and Aura Bogado about the struggle to crack open an Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention center.
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?