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?
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"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.
Jim Newberry, Mayor of Lexington, Kentucky says, "The presidential candidates absolutely must have an urban agenda."
Arthur C. Danto recalls Robert Rauschenberg, Richard Kim analyzes California's gay marriage ruling.
The Nation's Chris Hayes takes on McCain's evolving position on Hamas. Turns out he was for talking to Hamas before he was against it.
Think you can tell the difference between McCain and Bush? Take the Bush-McCain challenge!
Take a sneak peek at the new documentary series from the Brave New Foundation and The Nation.
Can the entire narrative of the last few months of the Democratic nomination fight be found in the second Star Wars film?