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Molly Ivins: Now They’re All for Bipartisanship

Having watched election coverage nonstop all week, I sometimes wake up screaming, “Bipartisanship!” and scare myself.

Posted on Nov 14, 2006 READ MORE


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Marie Cocco: Women Rock the Vote

The media have largely ignored the role women played in swinging the election, as well as the unprecedented power they’ll now wield in Congress.

Posted on Nov 14, 2006 READ MORE


Jabari Asim: The Rise of the Black Republican

Maryland’s African-American voters had to make a difficult decision on Nov. 7—whether to send Michael Steele, a black Republican, to the Senate, or instead back a party some feel takes them for granted.

Posted on Nov 14, 2006 READ MORE


Growing Up With Gore Vidal

In this Truthdig exclusive excerpt from his just-released book, “Point to Point Navigation: A Memoir,” National Book Award-winning author Gore Vidal recounts Depression-era episodes of his life involving his grandfather T.P. Gore, the blind senator from Oklahoma, along with a political, economic and existential awakening that followed young Vidal’s viewing of “The Prince and the Pauper.”

  • Plus: Watch Vidal read a portion of this chapter

  • Posted on Nov 13, 2006 READ MORE


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    Paul Cummins: The Elephant in the Classroom

    In this excerpt from his new book, “Two Americas, Two Educations,” the co-founder of the trailblazing Crossroads School in Santa Monica, Calif., argues that America contradicts its purported belief in the value of education by egregiously underfunding it.

    Posted on Nov 13, 2006 READ MORE


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    Biloxi Blues (and Reds)

    Rep. Charles Rangel (D-N.Y.), above, raised the ire of not a few Mississippi residents, including Rep. Charles Pickering (R-Miss.), for telling the N.Y. Times on Nov. 8, “Mississippi gets more than their fair share back in federal money, but who the hell wants to live in Mississippi?” Who, indeed? Truthdig takes you beneath the headlines.

    Posted on Nov 11, 2006 READ MORE


    Nov. 7 architects

    Truthdiggers of the Week: The Architects of Nov. 7

    Truthdig salutes the individuals and organizations that swept the Democrats to victory: the members of the Democratic leadership, and the progressive netroots. Kudos all around.

    Posted on Nov 10, 2006 READ MORE


    Andy Borowitz: Dems, GOP’ers Agree to Take Two Years Off

    The political satirist reports on an ingenious plan by the leadership of both parties to rest up for negative campaigning in 2008.

    Posted on Nov 10, 2006 READ MORE


    On Veterans Day

    On Veterans Day, read the compelling essays of Ron Kovic, Kevin Tillman and Stan Goff—all of whom have served in the United States military. 

    Posted on Nov 10, 2006 READ MORE


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    Rep. Kucinich: America Needs Iraq War Hearings

    In an original Truthdig interview, Congressman Dennis Kucinich (D-Ohio), the potential next chair of a key national security subcommittee, calls for congressional hearings into how and why America invaded Iraq, and demands “accountability” for those who led America into a “war based on lies.”

  • Kucinich: “Rumsfeld may no longer be secretary of defense, but he made decisions based on lies that took people to their deaths. He has to be held accountable—secretary or not.”

  • Posted on Nov 9, 2006 READ MORE


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