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Standing Rock: Last Stand at Oceti Sakowin Camp

The water protectors in North Dakota realize they may lose the #NoDAPL fight. But their resistance to an oil pipeline has sparked a movement that could lead to something invaluable.
 

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James Baldwin and the Meaning of Whiteness

At this frightening moment in American history—with a racist in the White House and amid rising levels of racial hatred—there is no more important writer than Baldwin.
 
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Inside V.P. Mike Pence’s Not-So-Reassuring European Reassurance Tour

Amid reports out of Melbourne, Fla., and, well, Sweden, Americans learned what President Trump was up to this weekend. But how about his deputy?
 
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Truthdig Editor in Chief Robert Scheer sits down with the co-anchor and managing editor of “PBS NewsHour” to discuss the future of journalism and the need for a more diverse media

Truthdig staff members sat down Thursday with the host of The Young Turks to discuss his bid to shake up the Democratic Party.

Whether it’s Donald Trump urging people to buy L.L. Bean products (since a member of the Bean family gave Trump a generous campaign contribution) or Kellyanne Conway’s sales pitch for the Ivanka Trump brand, these people are in a selling mood.
Whether it’s Donald Trump urging people to buy L.L. Bean products (since a member of the Bean family gave Trump a generous campaign contribution) or Kellyanne Conway’s sales pitch for the Ivanka Trump brand, these people are in a selling mood.
 
 
 
 
Trump Administration Issues ‘Sweeping Rewrite’ of Immigration Policies

New guidelines expand the current crackdown on undocumented immigration and greatly increase the number of people who can be deported forcibly.

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Love Letters From Both Sides of Incarceration

Frankie (serving life without parole) and his wife, Yolanda, reflect on marriage with one spouse behind bars.

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Questioning Local Media Coverage of the Dakota Access Pipeline Protests

Reporter Jordan Chariton appears on a North Dakota news show to set the record straight about what’s happening at #NoDAPL camps.

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Chris Hedges and Dr. Margaret Flowers Discuss How to Fix the Health Care System (Video)

Insurance companies pitting “patients and health professionals against each other” has led the U.S. into crisis, Flowers tells the Truthdig columnist.

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Coping With Donald Trump: Four Dangerous Syndromes (Video)

With Trump as president, many Americans may be tempted to succumb to syndromes such as cynicism and helplessness. Please don’t.

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Should Bannon Resign? He and Yiannopoulos Falsely Linked Hillary Clinton to Pedophilia.

Steve Bannon’s choice of protégés tells us all we need to know about him and his agenda in the Trump White House. (Pictured, Milo Yiannopoulos.)

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Beware of the World Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook Are Making, The Observer Warns

“Facebook is the grim sign of something going seriously wrong in our economic model,” according to editors at the British newspaper.

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The Lies Donald Trump Told in His First Month as President

“What is clear is that we have a serial liar in the White House. And that one month in, it’s only getting murkier,” The Guardian says in a video.

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Loving America and Resisting Trump

We’re engaged, we’re awake, we’re in love, and no one is taking our country from us.

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The Real Reason the GOP Wants to Pull the Plug on Obamacare (Video)

Don’t be fooled by the promises of Trump and Republicans in Congress to “repeal and replace” the Affordable Care Act.

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These Fossil Fuel Bypasses Could Soon Be on the Market

Innovative ideas by scientists and engineers to combat climate change show what the world could be like without fossil fuel.

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Benjamin Netanyahu Rejected an Offer by John Kerry and Arab Leaders for Peace Talks

Let’s acknowledge that Israel’s Likud Party and its allies on the right do not want peace with the Arabs.

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Why Trumponomics Fails

Donald Trump’s “America First” economics is pure demagoguery.

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Lawmakers Feel the Heat at Town Hall Meetings

Overflow crowds and tough questions marked Saturday’s congressional recess events around the country.

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Republicans Push a Corporate Tax Plan That Could Cost  Americans a Bundle

Here’s what you should know about the so-called “border adjustment tax.”

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How to Protect Your Digital Privacy in the Era of Public Shaming

We offer nine tips to foil hackers, online trackers, data brokers and other menaces.

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Trump Lied About Immigrant Crime and Terror Attack on Sweden That Never Happened

It is clear that the president and his advisers despise Sweden and Germany for sheltering more than their fair share of refugees since the crisis began.

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Trump’s Most Shameful Act So Far

The president’s false assertion of massive voting fraud is intended for one purpose.

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Truthdiggers of the Week: Sanctuary Churches, Havens for Undocumented Immigrants

Despite serious risks, religious institutions across the U.S. are opening their doors to immigrants who fear deportation under the Trump administration.

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Lawmakers Feel the Heat as Resistance Ignites in Town Hall Meetings

Overflow crowds and tough questions marked Saturday’s congressional recess events around the country.

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