Nation magazine contributor Kai Wright discusses his July 14 article about the mortgage crisis and its effect on the black middle class.
Fox's long history of racism is nothing new, but it has been particularly egregious when it comes to their coverage of the Obamas.
Nation contributer Naomi Klein discusses her book, The Shock Doctrine, and how moments of crisis are seen as moments to act.
Stephen Colbert suggests that playing McCain would be a bigger stretch for the Academy Award nominated movie star.
How can John McCain make himself more exciting to voters? He needs to team up with Madonna!
President Bush will seek to comfort victims of his presidency as they try to make sense of the destruction he has caused.
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"