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.
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.