The political culture of Washington is fueled by gossip, intrigue and
leaks. It was a combination that turned toxic in the Valerie Plame
The most effective response to terrorism involves nonmilitary actions in cooperation with the global community and within a framework of domestic and international law.
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
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."
The Nation's Chris Hayes takes on McCain's evolving position on Hamas. Turns out he was for talking to Hamas before he was against it.
Think you can tell the difference between McCain and Bush? Take the Bush-McCain challenge!
Take a sneak peek at the new documentary series from the Brave New Foundation and The Nation.
Can the entire narrative of the last few months of the Democratic nomination fight be found in the second Star Wars film?