Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown in the fourth in a series of conversations on the issues at stake for America's cities in Campaign 08.
" The federal government talks a good game about homeland security. And yet cities, like Los Angeles, are constantly struggling to get the resources we need to provide that security. "
Stop corporate robots from taking over the Web. Freespeech.org explains how relentless marketing and data-mining puts your privacy in peril.
Predatory lending is the biggest economic crisis since 1929, especially for the black and brown people caught in its grip.
Democratic candidates need to make the war a campaign issue, and hammer away at the staggering economic and human costs of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
In this cut from Blue Man/Red State,a documentary on Salt Lake City Mayor Rocky Anderson, Juneau peace activists give Nation Editor Katrina vanden Heuvel a warm welcome and a helping hand.
Why the liberation of African-Americans serves as the key to the liberation of all people of color in the United States.
Drones have regularized a program of assassinations.
Economist Robert Reich took to the easel to break down the tenets of Paul Ryan's economic plan.
You're more likely to be hit by lightning than you are to commit voter fraud at the polls. So why are Republicans so set on passing voter ID laws and other measures to stop this non-existent threat?
The state that Obama won in 2008 is far from a sure thing this time around.
How do you put a human face on an injustice that so often goes under the radar?