The annual Ridenhour Prizes recognize acts of truth-telling that protect the public interest, promote social justice or illuminate a more just vision of society.
With the killing of Awlaki, the president of the United States became judge, jury and executioner for American citizens.
It wasn't easy, but artists, musicians and activists met Thatcher's brutal tactics with compassionate responses.
So long as austerity-mongers have their way, "democracy" is just a buzzword.
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 really happened on Capitol Hill this week, and a look ahead to the budget battles on the horizon.
Our civil rights discourse must address the ways our institutions systemically oppress certain communities.
Over 100 Americans with CODEPINK and The Nation protested in front of the Ugland House, where some 18,000 corporations hide their tax dollars.
The time has never been better to stop this colossal waste of money, resources and, most importantly, lives.
Morsi's latest power play has sparked the largest uprisings in Egypt since Mubarak was ousted.