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
Members of the Russian punk band Pussy Riot will soon get a chance to appeal their sentence of two years in prison on charges of "hooliganism."
We spoke with organizers, union workers and students in debt who all seem to agree that Occupy isn't over.
What happens when you force communities, families and entire ecosystems to kneel before the dictates of the marketplace?
Women are integral not only to the base of the Democratic party's base, but also to its leadership.
One in ten Asian Americans carry hepatitis B, and before the Affordable Care Act, that 10 percent could be denied health insurance based on this pre-existing condition.
Average Americans need housing, healthcare and better jobs. Romney's platform isn't convincing them that he can deliver.