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In December 2010, Alex was arrested for civil disobedience outside the White House alongside Truthdig columnist Chris Hedges, Pentagon whistle-blower Daniel Ellsberg, healthcare activist Margaret Flowers and 130 other anti-war activists, many of them veterans. The group was released after a few...

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Truthdigger of the Week: José Santos Sevilla, Slain Champion of Indigenous Hondurans

Tolupans have been struggling to save ancestral lands from miners and loggers since a U.S.-supported junta took control of the country.

Posted on Feb 25, 2017



Truthdigger of the Week: Sally Yates, Fired for Defying Trump’s Immigration Order

In defending the Constitution against actions of the new administration, the former acting attorney general shows she is exactly the type of official Americans need.

Posted on Feb 4, 2017



Truthdigger of the Week: Cornel West, Social Philosopher and Obama Critic

“The reign of Obama did not produce the nightmare of Donald Trump—but it did contribute to it,” West tells us.

Posted on Jan 13, 2017



Truthdiggers of the Week: The Water Protectors at Standing Rock

With a Trump administration sure to spark resistance nationwide in the years ahead, indigenous activists and their allies point the way for other Americans.

Posted on Dec 11, 2016



Truthdigger of the Week: Radical Political Strategist Micah White

To withstand and ultimately overcome the imminent Trump regime, “American activists must move from detached indignation to revolutionary engagement by using the techniques of social movement creation to dominate elections,” says the co-creator of Occupy Wall Street.

Posted on Nov 19, 2016



Truthdigger of the Week: Julian Assange, Publisher of the Clinton Campaign Emails

For illuminating what the Democratic presidential nominee’s camp does in the dark, the long-confined hacker-turned-journalist is under fresh attack from familiar adversaries and taking hard, if necessary, criticism from erstwhile allies.

Posted on Oct 22, 2016



Jill Stein: Democrats Govern by Fear—That Alone Should Cost Them Your Vote

Only privileged people with some attachment to the system believe the major-party candidates are the best the United States can offer, says the Green Party nominee. The disenfranchised—immigrants, people of color and young people locked into debt—are demanding real change.

Posted on Oct 18, 2016



Hacked Emails Show Clinton Suggesting She Hides Her True Policy Positions From the Public

The candidate’s supporters in the media have long insisted that she is fundamentally honest. Now, emails hacked allegedly from the account of Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta tell a far different story.

Posted on Oct 8, 2016



Truthdigger of the Week: Sir Robert Watson, British Climate Expert

With pressure from the likes of Watson, a sleeping public may awaken to and act upon the imminent dangers of climate change.

Posted on Oct 8, 2016



Truthdigger of the Week: Daniel Jones, the Senate’s Chief Investigator Into Torture by the CIA

Jones—who became a target of the CIA because he searched for the truth—this week spoke out for the first time. He has been a key force in the disclosure of a scandal that one senator compared to Watergate.

Posted on Sep 17, 2016



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