The Nation's international correspondent journeys deep into the heart of the Congo Basin woodlands to see how a massive logging boom is decimating the world's second-largest tropical forest.
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,
"The Rocky mountains are a place where people come together and put aside partisan issues to solve problems. Being able to talk about those pragmatic solutions is going to be of great benefit to the entire country."
"I hope when the presidential candidates talk about cities, they stop thinking about us as basketcases, and think instead of the potential of cities to turn this country around."
"While presidential candidates are raising substantial amounts of money in cities, they are spending it in Iowa, New Hampshire and South Carolina ... It disproportionately puts the focus on [rural] areas of the country where the majority of our citizenry do not live."
"Republicans and Democrats alike, among mayors in this country, have been very, very upset and concerned about the disregard for cities by this administration."
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. "