Columnists
Amy Goodman | Combat operations in Iraq are over, if you believe President Barack Obama's rhetoric. But torture in Iraq's prisons, first exposed during the Abu Ghraib scandal, is thriving.
Columnists
Amy Goodman | In Germany, solar power installations are not only providing jobs, increased efficiency and cost savings -- they are allowing the owners of the systems to sell excess power back to the power grid.
Columnists
Amy Goodman | The massive recall of salmonella-infected eggs, the largest egg recall in U.S. history, opens a window on the power of large corporations over not only our health, but over our government.
News
The U.S. border crossing at Point Roberts, Washington, one of the communities fighting to join Canada. Photo: Gniatroid/Wikipedia
Cathryn Atkinson | Several American enclaves in Washington state, Minnesota, and Vermont want to join this country, but the Harper government is anxious to avoid further upsetting the Obama administration.
Podcast
Sean Mullen | In Washington, the Justice Department is about to issue an ethics report, reviewing the use of torture by U.S. officials.
Blog
Nezua | On Tuesday, the worst earthquake in 200 years struck just off the coast of Port-au-Prince, Haiti, as The Nation reports.
Columnists
Amy Goodman | The United Nations World Food Programme launched the Billion for a Billion campaign this week, urging the 1 billion people who use the Internet to help the billion who are hungry.
Columnists
Amy Goodman | The decision to dismiss Maher Arar's case sends a signal to the Obama administration that there will be no judicial intervention to halt the cruel excesses of the Bush-era "Global War on Terror."
Columnists
Naomi Klein | Again and again, U.S. negotiators have chosen not to strengthen international laws and protocols but rather to weaken them, often leading other rich countries in a race to the bottom.
Blog
The Media Consortium | This week's Audit looks at a few issues that were top priorities for progressives in 2007 that are yet to be addressed, from the faltering U.S. financial system to the Employee Free Choice Act