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Photo of the Week: A Tense Look Between President Obama and Vladimir Putin

Even with the U.S. and Russia agreeing on a temporary cease-fire in Syria, trust between the nations’ leaders appears to be in short supply.

Posted on Sep 10, 2016 WATCH & LISTEN


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Arrest Warrants Issued for Green Party’s Jill Stein and Ajamu Baraka (Multimedia)

The presidential nominee and her running mate spent much of the week in North Dakota protesting the Dakota Access pipeline. Now they face misdemeanor charges for acts committed during the protests.

Posted on Sep 9, 2016 WATCH & LISTEN

Robert Scheer: U.S. Pledge of $90 Million to Laos Glosses U.S. History of Terrorizing Civilians

If the word “terrorism” has any meaning, it applies to the U.S. bombings in Laos during the Vietnam War, says Truthdig’s editor in chief.

Posted on Sep 9, 2016 WATCH & LISTEN

‘What Is Aleppo?’ A Fateful Question for Libertarian Presidential Nominee Gary Johnson

The third-party candidate leaves his interviewers momentarily speechless after being asked about the ravaged Syrian city in an MSNBC interview.

Posted on Sep 8, 2016 WATCH & LISTEN

Live at Truthdig: How Can We Fix the Disconnect Between Our Workers and Our Political System?

The Truthdig team sat down with special guest Bill Boyarsky on Thursday to discuss income inequality as an issue in this contentious election season.

Posted on Sep 8, 2016 WATCH & LISTEN

As Anti-Refugee Sentiment Grows, Norway’s King Makes Powerful Speech About Inclusion (Video)

A short clip of King Harald V speaking about the citizens of his nation as “immigrants [and also] girls who love girls, boys who love boys and boys and girls who love each other” hit all the right notes at a time when Europe’s anti-immigrant right has been gaining ground.

Posted on Sep 7, 2016 WATCH & LISTEN

Focus on Insult to Obama Obscures a Crisis in Philippines: the Slaughter of Addicts and Drug Sellers

By Emma Niles

President Rodrigo Duterte’s crude comment aimed at President Obama led the White House to cancel a meeting between the two leaders. Media coverage of the controversy does nothing to help raise awareness about the extrajudicial slaying of thousands in the Philippines.

Posted on Sep 6, 2016 WATCH & LISTEN

Noam Chomsky: Calling Someone ‘Anti-American’ Is a Classic Technique of Social Control (Video)

By Alexandra Rosenmann / AlterNet

“You might take a look at that word ‘Americanism,’ ” says the renowned linguist. “It’s the kind of term that you only find in totalitarian societies.”

Posted on Sep 6, 2016 WATCH & LISTEN

‘On Contact’ With Chris Hedges: Adam Hochschild and the Moral Impulse to Fight

On this week’s episode of his interview show, the Truthdig columnist speaks with author and historian Hochschild (pictured) about rebels whose convictions drove them to enlist in war.

Posted on Sep 5, 2016 WATCH & LISTEN

Are Political Cartoonists an Endangered Species? (Video and Transcript)

The Truthdig team sat down with a special guest: acclaimed political cartoonist Dwayne Booth (aka Mr. Fish), who discussed the challenges of disseminating controversial views.

Posted on Sep 5, 2016 WATCH & LISTEN

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