Thirty years after Watergate, we again face a constitutional crisis at home and a misconceived war abroad. The United States will remain a helpless giant until we finally learn that power in the nuclear, postimperial age is diplomatic, not military.
Ricardo Mendez Matta and Poli Marichal answer questions about their new film,
Ladrones y Mentirosos (Thieves and Liars), which takes a
hard look at the price Puerto Ricans are paying for the drug trade.
The cold war never really ended: Russia's continuing instability and
weapons of mass destruction, combined with Washington's triumphalist
foreign policies and US/NATO military buildup, are creating an even more
In a remarkable, media-savvy protest, First Lieut. Ehren Watada has
refused orders to go to Iraq, claiming the war and the occupation
violate the Constitution, international law and Army regulations.
The War Tapes, a documentary shot by US soldiers and sanctioned by the military, may turn out to be the most powerful statement against the war to date.
Jon Stewart mocks Clinton's non-concession, McCain's awkwardness and the absurdity of the cable news pundit's '08 race predictions.
Comedian Lewis Black (The Daily Show) unleashes a rant against the greed of "Buyout Barons.
Is this the first time Hillary Clinton has refused to drop out of a race? Check out this never-before-seen footage of a Young Clinton and Obama.
Carl Pope and Van Jones discuss the issues and movements that have informed and inspired their lives and work.
Sen. Ted Kennedy undergoes surgery today in North Carolina for treatment of a brain tumor. This recent speech on Iraq provides ample proof of why we need him now more than ever.
Jim Newberry, Mayor of Lexington, Kentucky says, "The presidential candidates absolutely must have an urban agenda."