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.
By ignoring his advisors and the will of the people, Bush is recklessly using American lives to salvage a delusional policy.
Venezuela's controversial program to provide heating oil to impoverished American communities exposes the inability of the richest nation on earth to meet the needs of its poor.
Video activists and independent filmmakers are on the ground in war zones from Iraq to Lebanon and Gaza, using documentaries as instruments of peacemaking.
Independents and moderate Republicans made the difference in the midterm election. VideoNation correspondents
Young people voted in larger numbers in the midterm election than they have in 20 years, but most remain disengaged. Sam Graham-Felsen and Ari Berman talk to the no-shows.
If the corruption of Karzai's government is Afghanistan's new cancer,
then the Taliban are increasingly seen as chemotherapy: an unpleasant
but necessary remedy.