Since the 2008 election, the Democratic Party has steadily lost momentum. How did that happen? On Democracy Now!, Ari Berman and Nate Silver explain.
With citizens posing their own questions to candidates via the web, can new media technology improve accountability in our elections?
With many teams undergoing new megastadium projects, players and fans are getting the short end of the stick.
Documents recently released by WikiLeaks confirm that the Pentagon knew about the real civilian death toll in Iraq, and that security forces were torturing detainees.
Five billion dollars is being poured into the 2010 election alone. What will an influx of corporate cash do to our democracy?
Stephen F. Cohen, author of The Victims Return, joins Morning Joe to discuss Stalin's atrocities, his contradictory legacy today and its implications for contemporary Russian society.
In his film, Dirty Wars, Jeremy Scahill unveils America's extrajudicial, covert, transcontinental battlefield.
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.