Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro spoke at National Black Theatre in Harlem on Monday while he was visiting New York for the United Nations General Assembly.
Over the course of four years, filmmaker Avi Lewis and journalist Naomi Klein traveled to nine countries on five continents to profile communities on the front lines of the climate justice movement. The result is the epic documentary "This Changes Everything," inspired by Klein’s best-selling book of the same name.
NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Glenn Greenwald and other privacy activists have launched a new campaign to establish global privacy standards.
Death row prisoner Richard Glossip has been granted a stay by the governor of Oklahoma. We will be posting updates here on the story
Best-selling writer Ta-Nehisi Coates has been selected as one of this year’s 24 winners of the MacArthur genius grants. Coates is the author of the new book, "Between the World and Me," which has been called "required reading" by Toni Morrison.
Sept. 26 marks the first anniversary of the disappearance of 43 students from the Ayotzinapa teachers’ college in Mexico. The students were attacked by local police and subsequently went missing from Iguala in the southern Mexican state of Guerrero.
In U.N. Speech, Pope Francis Blasts "Selfish and Boundless Thirst for Power and Material Prosperity"
Speaking at the United Nations today, Pope Francis called on world leaders to protect the Earth. He said, "A selfish and boundless thirst for power and material prosperity leads both to the misuse of available natural resources and to the exclusion of the weak and disadvantaged."
The Pope Speaks to Congress about Climate Change, Refugees, Cuba & "Money that is Drenched in Blood"
Pope Francis today became the first Pope to ever address a joint session of Congress.
Pope Francis Calls on U.S. to Combat Climate Change & Build a “Truly Tolerant and Inclusive" Society
In his first U.S. speech, Pope Francis urged the United States to help tackle climate change at a "critical moment of history" and called on Americans to build a truly tolerant and inclusive society.
After his speech on Saturday at The New School, Noam Chomsky took questions from the audience.
Viola Davis has made history, becoming the first African American to win an Emmy Award for best lead actress on a drama series for her role as a defense attorney in the series "How to Get Away with Murder."
Part two of our conversation with Warren Diggs, a Queens man suing Frascatore for assault.
The legendary media activist Everett Parker died Thursday at the age of 102. In the 1960s he led an effort to have the license of a Jackson, Miss., TV station revoked for attempting to squelch the voices of the civil rights movement.
The Oklahoma Court of Criminal appeals has granted a two-week stay of execution to Richard Glossip.
Extended discussion with award-wining Mexican film director Diego Quemada-Diez, whose film "La Jaula de Oro," or "The Golden Dream."
As Stephen Colbert takes over on the "Late Show," check out Amy Goodman’s 2006 appearance "The Colbert Report."
Extended discussion with former Missouri state Senator Jeff Smith, author of the new book, "Mr. Smith Goes to Prison: What My Year Behind Bars Taught Me About America’s Prison Crisis."
Web-only interview with legendary hip-hop artist Boots Riley, author of the new book, "Tell Homeland Security–We Are the Bomb."
Civil rights activist Amelia Boynton Robinson died today at the age of 104. In 1965, she was beaten unconscious as she attempted to cross Selma’s Edmund Pettus Bridge on what became known as Bloody Sunday.
Watch civil rights leader Julian Bond speak at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial on May 2, 2015, as part of the "Vietnam: Power of Protest" conference. Bond died on August 15 at the age of 75.