The annual Ridenhour Prizes recognize acts of truth-telling that protect the public interest, promote social justice or illuminate a more just vision of society.
With the killing of Awlaki, the president of the United States became judge, jury and executioner for American citizens.
It wasn't easy, but artists, musicians and activists met Thatcher's brutal tactics with compassionate responses.
So long as austerity-mongers have their way, "democracy" is just a buzzword.
The growing threats of nuclear war and environmental catastrophe make it hard to bet on the survival of our species.
How did debt reduction become Washington's number one priority?
In three days of wrenching public testimony in Washington, DC, Iraq War veterans shared the horrors of war.
In this interview with RealNews, Nation Correspondent Jeremy Scahill explains how Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama differ on the use of private security contractors in Iraq.
On MSNBC's Morning Joe, Nation editor and publisher Katrina vanden Heuvel talks about the Spitzer scandal and what it means for New York.
What issues matter to Ohio's blue-collar voters? JoAnn Wypijewski reports from the campaign trail.
The so-called "new atheists" may be as extreme as Christian fundamentalists, if not more.
A look at a cynical Christian Conservative effort to export the U.S. culture wars.