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?
"We're not going to outspend the fossil fuel industry," the 350.org founder explains. "We have to find other currencies to work in, and those are the currencies of movements."
Undocumented activist Marco Saavedra talks with The Nation's Francis Reynolds and Aura Bogado about the struggle to crack open an Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention center.
If the earth's temperature rises by another 2 degrees celsius, our planet faces mass extinctions.
Comedian George Carlin is dead at 71. The Nation pays tribute to "America's most consistently savage social commentator."
Pete Seeger talks about music and activism with one of the country's most effective young grassroots leaders, Majora Carter.
The Nation's Christopher Hayes discusses the tone-deafness of the McCain campaign and the reemergence of Rudy Giuliani as a GOP attack dog.
CBS News Chief Foreign Correspondent Lara Logan feels responsible for Americans not understanding what's going on in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Phil Donahue talks about his experience as a talk show host on MSNBC during the buildup to the invasion of Iraq.
McCain has received millions in donations from the same companies that helped the Bush administration create an energy plan that has helped raise gasoline to $4 a gallon.