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!
With a Democrat again in the White House for the next four years, the labor movement has won some much-needed breathing room, says organizer and author Jane McAlevey.
As we saw in this election, people of color can no longer be called "minorities." It's time to seize that power in the fight for true equality.
The author and activist doesn't have a utopia to offer, but rather, warns of a dystopia to avoid.
"improphisised," "Mirror and Canvas," "The Farewell Letters"
Aid to neighborhoods populated by New York City's low-income residents and people of color has been largely absent.