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.
What does it take to motivate young people to meaningful political action? This VideoNation report looks at how three protests drew three very different constituencies.
Pointing imaginary guns and roughing up "Iraqi civilians", antiwar veterans brought the realities of the Iraq debacle to Manhattan, in a Memorial Day protest that turned Times Square into a combat zone.
An impending rate hike could silence small independent magazines of all political stripes that make a key contribution to the conversation of democracy.
Testimony to Congress on the impact of private military contractors in Iraq.
Mother's Day was originally conceived to recognize the power of women to be instruments of peace.
Katrina vanden Heuvel appears on The Colbert Report to debate the host on the question of truthiness and much more.
VideoNation travels to Pakistan to assess the nation's future through the eyes of students at the progressive National College of Arts and the extremist-dominated Punjab University.