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.
So long as austerity-mongers have their way, "democracy" is just a buzzword.
The growing threats of nuclear war and environmental catastrophe make it hard to bet on the survival of our species.
How did debt reduction become Washington's number one priority?
"We're not going to outspend the fossil fuel industry," the 350.org founder explains. "We have to find other currencies to work in, and those are the currencies of movements."
Undocumented activist Marco Saavedra talks with The Nation's Francis Reynolds and Aura Bogado about the struggle to crack open an Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention center.
If the earth's temperature rises by another 2 degrees celsius, our planet faces mass extinctions.