Tag: democracy now
  • Bill McKibben on Democracy Now!
  • Last year's recipient of the Puffin/Nation Prize for Creative Citizenship, environmentalist and founder of 350.org Bill McKibben, was arrested last Monday for protesting the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline.

  • El Sicario editor on Democracy Now!
  • April 2011 saw the highest number of deaths in Mexico from drug-related violence since Felipe Calderón was sworn in as President. More than 1400 people were killed in that 30-day period across Mexico.

  • Jeremy Scahill on Yemen and Libya
  • Nation Books author Jeremy Scahill's important new story on Yemen in The Nation this week lifts the veil off of America's secret war there — and brings to light the hypocrisies of US intervention in the Middle East since widespread pro-democracy protests began earlier this year.