Why is the Obama administration pushing testing on our schools?
Why is a first-world country imprisoning its children for life?
Who are precarious workers, and what unites them?
What qualities and characteristics can help create a real movement?
Agitating for change beyond the general strike.
Footage from New York City's massive May Day protests.
Inspired by The Nation's intrepid reporting, Stephen Colbert asks what would have been if he'd stayed on the South Carolina ballot.
Katrina vanden Heuvel debates the role of former President Clinton and the primary results from Nevada on Sunday's This Week with George Stephanopoulos roundtable.
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."