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.
Are we prepared to care for the aging baby boomer population?
How did we became a nation that fails to help its most needy citizens, and what can be done?
The new trajectory of US warfare.
The swelling ranks of precarious workers—freelancers, independent contractors, interns—can learn much from domestic workers' efforts to gain legal rights.
Europeans are not fighting as one in their pushback against austerity measures.
The problem with America isn't what people do in their bedrooms but what they've been doing in boardrooms.