A schoolyard fight in Jena, Louisiana, fueled by hateful symbols of the Jim Crow era, prompted John Mellencamp to write this song. Watch the video.
Nation correspondent Jeremy Scahill explains in this September 17 CNN interview the story behind the Iraqi government's decision to ban Blackwater USA, following an incident in which its operatives were implicated in the killings of eight Iraqis.
In this VideoNation report, Nation columnist
In this web video from Robert Greenwald's BraveNew Films,
Here's a way to consume less oil: Eat locally! Video artist
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.
Are we prepared to care for the aging baby boomer population?
How did we became a nation that fails to help its most needy citizens, and what can be done?
The new trajectory of US warfare.