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"
VideoNation travels to Pakistan to assess the nation's future through the eyes of students at the progressive National College of Arts and the extremist-dominated Punjab University.
A VideoNation report on the Bush Administration's growing dependence on private security forces such as Blackwater USA and efforts in Congress to rein them in.
VideoNation's report from this year's Conservative Political Action Committee meeting in Washington reveals the ugly side of right-wing politics.
College Republicans staged a tasteless game at NYU and hundreds of students showed up to oppose them.
Candidates and the media should focus on the real issues facing this country: ending the war and bringing our troops home.
Rory Kennedy's new documentary examines the plight of torture victims in Iraq and stirs political passions at home.