Top Leaderboard, Category Page
March 5, 2015
Truthdig: Drilling Beneath the Headlines
Sign up for Truthdig's Email NewsletterLike Truthdig on FacebookFollow Truthdig on TwitterSubscribe to Truthdig's RSS Feed

Get Truthdig's headlines in your inbox!








Truthdig Bazaar more items

 

View older articles: « First  <  1461 1462 1463 1464 1465 >  Last »

Vatican Disciplines Top Priest on Sexual Abuse Charges

Father Marcial Maciel Degollado, 86, is the most prominent priest yet to be disciplined for allegedly molesting young members of the Church. But because of his advanced age, he’s getting only a slap on the wrist—a demand that he give up his ministry in favor of a quiet life of “prayer and penitence.”
Assuming the allegations are true, good riddance.

Posted on May 19, 2006 READ MORE


Advertisement

Square, Category Page

U.N. Panel: Close Guantanamo

A United Nations panel on torture isn’t buying President Bush’s assurances that America does not send suspected terrorists to countries known for using torture to extract information. The panel also recommended the closing of America’s Guantanamo military prison in Cuba.

Posted on May 19, 2006 READ MORE


Scalia to Conservatives: Butt Out!

Justice Antonin Scalia told fellow conservatives on Capitol Hill to butt out of the Supreme Court’s business in regards to using foreign law in its constitutional rulings. “It’s none of your business,” he said during a speech.

Posted on May 19, 2006 READ MORE


McCain Booed
Librado Romero / The New York Times

McCain Is Booed at Graduation Speech

The Arizona senator got heavily jeered during his commencement address for a New York university. One student banner read, “Our commencement is not your platform.”

Posted on May 19, 2006 READ MORE


Brainless Hussies
From Salon.com

Return of the Brainless Hussies

Salon writer Rebecca Traister examines why today’s most prominent young female role models seem to be “jiggly video stars, boobie-flashing twits, half-clad clotheshorses and label-whoring anorexics.” (Reg. or advert. req’d.)

Posted on May 19, 2006 READ MORE


Petition Circulating Against U.S. Aggression in Iran

As the White House’s campaign against Iran heats up, the Campaign for Peace and Democracy is gathering signatures in support of its statement “IRAN: Neither U.S. Aggression nor Theocratic Repression.”

Posted on May 19, 2006 READ MORE


Small Miracle: House Votes Against Oil Subsidy

In this time of record profits for oil companies, the House approved a measure to withdraw a $7-billion subsidy over the next five years. Unbelievably, 165 Republicans wanted to let the oil companies keep the public’s money.

Posted on May 19, 2006 READ MORE


Simpsons as Philosophy
From the BBC

‘The Simpsons’ as Philosophy

The BBC takes a look at the philosophy of the show: “It’s not that the Simpsons is atheist propaganda; its main target is not belief in God or the supernatural, but the arrogance of particular organised religions that they, amazingly, know the will of the creator.”

Posted on May 19, 2006 READ MORE


Star of David Badge
AP / Amy Sancetta

STORY FALSE: Iran Eyes Badges for Jews, Christians? STORY FALSE.

Editor’s note: The newspaper that originally ran this report has now retracted it and printed an apology.

In retrospect, Truthdig should never have linked to this story. We should have realized that its sourcing was highly suspect.

 

Posted on May 19, 2006 READ MORE


Iraqi family
From Christoph Bangert / Polaris, for The New York Times

As Death Stalks Iraq, Middle-Class Exodus Grows

In the last 10 months, as the violence has continued unabated, Iraq has issued new passports to 1.85 million Iraqis, 7% of the population and a quarter of the country’s middle class.

Posted on May 18, 2006 READ MORE


View older articles: « First  <  1461 1462 1463 1464 1465 >  Last »

 
Right 1, Site wide - BlogAds Premium
 
Right Skyscraper, Category Page
Right 2, Site wide - Blogads
 
Join the Liberal Blog Advertising Network
 
 
 
Right Internal Skyscraper, Site wide