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.
A discussion on meritocracy, failure and the twilight of the elites.
In the public imagination, September 11, 2001 marked the arrival of Islam in this country, bound to narratives of destruction and terror.
Have the elite leaders of our meritocratic society failed us?
What would it take for the United States and Cuba to free Alan Gross and the Cuban Five?
The fact that United Nations has long ceased to play the protective role assigned to it throws its ability to truly advocate for LGBT rights into question.