Top Leaderboard, Category Page
July 22, 2014
Truthdig: Drilling Beneath the Headlines
Help us grow by sharing
and liking Truthdig:
Sign up for Truthdig's Email NewsletterLike Truthdig on FacebookFollow Truthdig on TwitterSubscribe to Truthdig's RSS Feed





War of the Whales


Truthdig Bazaar more items

 

View older articles: « First  <  1395 1396 1397 1398 1399 >  Last »

1 in 136 U.S. Residents Behind Bars

Let those numbers sink in for a minute. 1 in 136. According to government statistics, roughly 2.2 million U.S. residents were in prisons and jails last summer. It’s by far the highest per capita rate of any country in the world. And it’s mostly due to our unforgivably barbaric drug policies.

Posted on May 21, 2006 READ MORE


Advertisement

Square, Category Page

The Religious Left Rises Again

The Washington Post charts the resurgence of religious liberals, who emphasize issues like poverty, affordable healthcare and global warming. Some observers worry that this will create an even more polarized environment in 2006 than during the 2004 election.

Posted on May 21, 2006 READ MORE


Christian Sex Author: Time to Retool Abstinence Pledges

An Op-Ed writer in The N.Y. Times says that it’s no wonder chastity vows don’t work: Christian communities don’t meaningfully support those who make them.

Posted on May 21, 2006 READ MORE


Inhalable Aphrodisiac for Women Shows Promise

A New Jersey drug company says Bremolanotide, which stimulates the brain, rather than the genitals, may be the long-sought female version of Viagra. The drug is still in preclinical tests.

Posted on May 21, 2006 READ MORE


Poll: Bush Losing Support Among Hispanics, Conservatives

White conservatives form the base of the GOP, and Hispanics were supposed to be its future. But thanks to Bush’s stance on immigration (and some other issues), both groups are running away from the party.

Posted on May 21, 2006 READ MORE


Nedrenaline!

Ned Lamont’s bid to capture Joe Lieberman’s Connecticut Senate seat took a quantum leap this week when Lamont captured enough convention votes to force a primary against Lieberman. Jane at FDL has a great roundup of what the establishment is saying about Ned.

Posted on May 21, 2006 READ MORE


The House Is in Play for Democrats

Throw conventional wisdom out the window, says the New York Times: Many seats in the House of Representatives that were once thought safe for Republicans have now become competitive races.

Posted on May 21, 2006 READ MORE


Did Telcos Use Scapegoat-for-Hire in NSA Case?

Via Business Week, we learn that an entire niche industry has sprung up to provide the government with commercially purchased telecommunications records that the government isn’t allowed to purchase itself. (TPM Muckraker has a good sum-up.)

Posted on May 20, 2006 READ MORE


Climate Scientist to Think Tank: Stop Misrepresenting My Research

A global warming researcher is claiming that a Big Gas-funded think tank has been misrepresenting one of his studies in an effort to throw doubt on the reality of global warming.

  • Earlier: The think tank goes after Al Gore.
  • Keep in mind that, to date, there have been no peer-reviewed studies that cast real doubt on the fact of global warming.

    Posted on May 20, 2006 READ MORE


    Fatal Shooting at U.S.-Mexico Border Crossing

    Authorities killed the driver of a truck suspected of transporting illegal immigrants.
    A sign of things to come?

    Posted on May 20, 2006 READ MORE


    View older articles: « First  <  1395 1396 1397 1398 1399 >  Last »

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

    A Progressive Journal of News and Opinion   Publisher, Zuade Kaufman   Editor, Robert Scheer
    © 2014 Truthdig, LLC. All rights reserved.