Is this the first time Hillary Clinton has refused to drop out of a race? Check out this never-before-seen footage of a Young Clinton and Obama.
Carl Pope and Van Jones discuss the issues and movements that have informed and inspired their lives and work.
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.
From Tom Dispatch: The current economic crisis is caused by policies that tax the richest Americans at strikingly low levels and spend huge sums on defense projects that have no bearing on national security.
"Because Washington has no urban agenda, the cities in this country are doing poorly. Unemployment is up. Faith in the economy has gone down. Crime has gone up."
"Our cities across this country are proud. They have a great history. But like a boxer, they've taken one knee, and they have to bring themselves back."
"I want to see one of the candidates come up with a comprehensive plan to eliminate the tide of drugs coming into our country. I mean, we have wars here in our city."
"The media and pollsters don't focus on urban issues. They focus on the war, abortion, gay rights -- things that, quite frankly, for those of us in the trenches, are not exactly the hot button issues."
"Water is my top 10 priorities. Or top 20"