Sen. Ted Kennedy undergoes surgery today in North Carolina for treatment of a brain tumor. This recent speech on Iraq provides ample proof of why we need him now more than ever.
This week, Nation editor and publisher Katrina vanden Heuvel reflects on the role of independent media in turbulent political waters.
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!
In this interview with RealNews, Nation Correspondent Jeremy Scahill explains how Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama differ on the use of private security contractors in Iraq.
On MSNBC's Morning Joe, Nation editor and publisher Katrina vanden Heuvel talks about the Spitzer scandal and what it means for New York.
What issues matter to Ohio's blue-collar voters? JoAnn Wypijewski reports from the campaign trail.
The so-called "new atheists" may be as extreme as Christian fundamentalists, if not more.
A look at a cynical Christian Conservative effort to export the U.S. culture wars.
Nation editor and publisher Katrina vanden Heuvel debates Pat Buchanan on the cost of war, and why The Nation supports Barack Obama.