Winner 2013 Webby Awards for Best Political Website
Top Banner, Site wide
Apr 20, 2014

 Choose a size
Text Size

Top Leaderboard, Site wide

First Solar Bread Oven Takes a Bow
Drought Adds to Syria’s Misery




The Divide


Truthdig Bazaar
Ravens in the Storm

Ravens in the Storm

By Carl Oglesby
$16.50

more items

 
Tags

Tag: Boston


No Pipe Dream

Spectra Energy, one of the largest natural gas infrastructure companies in North America, had proposed changes in a pipeline it owns, the Algonquin, which runs from Texas into my hometown, Boston. Suddenly, I’m in the crosshairs of the fracking industry, too.

Posted on Jan 31, 2014 READ MORE


‘Left, Right & Center’: Chaos in Egypt, NSA Revelations and the GOP

Truthdig Editor-in-Chief Robert Scheer and the other “Left, Right & Center” panelists consider whether the Obama administration should have stated stronger positions on aid and military in Egypt as violence overwhelmed Cairo. Edward Snowden reveals that the NSA broke its own surveillance rules thousands of times. And the Republican Party convenes in Boston and Chris Christie makes a case for 2016.

Posted on Aug 16, 2013 READ MORE


Whitey Bulger

Share
Posted on Aug 14, 2013 READ MORE



Illustration based on a Rolling Stone cover

Don’t Judge a Magazine by Its Cover

America’s apparent outrage over the Rolling Stone cover featuring a photo of accused Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev reveals a great deal about this country’s insecurities and prejudices.

Posted on Jul 17, 2013 READ MORE


Chris Hedges: Urban Poverty Made Me Ask Questions

The Truthdig columnist tells The Real News how his experience living in the inner city in Boston shaped his perspective as a journalist.

Posted on Jul 16, 2013 READ MORE



AP

Should We Kill Dzhokhar Tsarnaev?

According to a recent Washington Post-ABC News poll, more than 70 percent of Americans support the death penalty for 19-year-old Dzhokhar Tsarnaev if he is found guilty of perpetrating the Boston Marathon bombing.

Posted on May 7, 2013 READ MORE


Weapons of Mass Destruction

Share
Posted on Apr 26, 2013 READ MORE


Terror

Share
Posted on Apr 26, 2013 READ MORE


Today’s Bomber

Share
Posted on Apr 26, 2013 READ MORE


The Boat

Share
Posted on Apr 24, 2013 READ MORE


Bringing the Gold

Share
Posted on Apr 23, 2013 READ MORE


Interrogation

Share
Posted on Apr 23, 2013 READ MORE


Congress’ Best Side

Share
Posted on Apr 23, 2013 READ MORE


Chechnya Expert

Share
Posted on Apr 23, 2013 READ MORE


Miranda Rights

Share
Posted on Apr 23, 2013 READ MORE


Boston’s Message

Share
Posted on Apr 21, 2013 READ MORE


Running the Gauntlet

Share
Posted on Apr 21, 2013 READ MORE


Boston and Washington

Share
Posted on Apr 21, 2013 READ MORE


Terrorists Are Not Madmen

This week on Truthdig Radio in association with KPFK: Terrorism expert Audrey Kurth Cronin says terrorists are surprisingly logical. Also: Islamophobia in the USA, Bradley Manning’s secret trial, and Congress wants to share your Internet secrets.

Posted on Apr 19, 2013 READ MORE



Photo illustration from an image by Colin Grey (CC-BY)

Terrorists Are Not Madmen

This week on Truthdig Radio in association with KPFK: Terrorism expert Audrey Kurth Cronin says terrorists are surprisingly logical. Also: Islamophobia in the U.S.A., Bradley Manning’s secret trial, and Congress wants to share your Internet secrets.

Posted on Apr 19, 2013 READ MORE



Shutterstock photo of Boston.

Catastrophe and the Value of Silence

After an explosion like those in Boston, it is indeed hard to hear one’s own internal monologue, much less meditate on such horrific events.

Posted on Apr 19, 2013 READ MORE


In the Tank

Share
Posted on Apr 19, 2013 READ MORE


And He Is Us

Share
Posted on Apr 19, 2013 READ MORE


Marathon Aftermath

Share
Posted on Apr 19, 2013 READ MORE



Giffords ‘Furious’ Over Gun Vote, Stewart Mocks ‘Human Centipede’ CNN, and More

A look at the day’s political happenings, including a setback for privacy rights advocates and the bizarre connection between the alleged sender of ricin-laced letters and one of the targets.

Posted on Apr 18, 2013 READ MORE


Boston Marathon Man

Share
Posted on Apr 18, 2013 READ MORE


Crying Lady

Share
Posted on Apr 18, 2013 READ MORE



Peace Activists and Patriots at the Boston Marathon Bombing

Monday was Patriots’ Day in Massachusetts, celebrating the day the American Revolutionary War began in 1775, at the Battles of Lexington and Concord. It is also the day of the annual Boston Marathon, which will now, sadly, go down in history as yet another episode of senseless mass violence.

Posted on Apr 18, 2013 READ MORE



Image via Shutterstock

To Boston, With Love

Boston is tough and sentimental, traditional and forward-looking, working class and wealthy, parochial and global, warm and reserved, reform-minded and un-reformable, restrained and boisterous, superstitious and free-thinking, very new and very old.

Posted on Apr 17, 2013 READ MORE


The Disuniting of America

We come together as Americans when confronting common disasters and common threats, such as occurred in Boston on Monday, but we continue to split apart economically.

Posted on Apr 17, 2013 READ MORE



AP/Julio Cortez

A Lesson in Empathy From Glenn Greenwald

“I’m up for us ‘All Being Bostonians Today’. But then can we all be Yemenis tomorrow & Pakistanis the day after?” Greenwald’s Guardian colleague Gary Younge wrote on Twitter on Tuesday.

Posted on Apr 17, 2013 READ MORE


Race for Terror

Share
Posted on Apr 17, 2013 READ MORE


Boston Tragedy

Share
Posted on Apr 17, 2013 READ MORE


Boston

Share
Posted on Apr 17, 2013 READ MORE


Unpatriots Day

Share
Posted on Apr 17, 2013 READ MORE


Boston Marathon Bombing

Share
Posted on Apr 17, 2013 READ MORE


Boston Marathon Memorial

Share
Posted on Apr 17, 2013 READ MORE



AP/Michael Dwyer

No Arrests, No Responsibility Determined in Boston Attacks (Video)

Law enforcement agencies are scrambling to figure out who carried out the Boston Marathon blasts. So far there have been no arrests, no credible claims of responsibility and little information from authorities about who might have planted the explosive devices.

Posted on Apr 16, 2013 READ MORE


Comfort

Share
Posted on Apr 16, 2013 READ MORE


Boston Marathon Terror Attack

Share
Posted on Apr 16, 2013 READ MORE


Boston Marathon Runners

Share
Posted on Apr 16, 2013 READ MORE



White House/Pete Souza

Obama Addresses Nation After Boston Bombings

The president stopped short of calling the blasts at the marathon terror attacks during his prepared remarks, but CNN is reporting that federal investigators have classified them that way.

Posted on Apr 15, 2013 READ MORE



Screenshot

Dramatic Video Reveals Full Terror of Boston Marathon Bombings

The Boston Globe has just released a chilling video that captures the extent of the horror of the Boston Marathon explosions Monday afternoon, including the sounds of both blasts being detonated and the screams and shouts of the panicked crowd in the aftermath.

Posted on Apr 15, 2013 READ MORE



AP/Charles Krupa

Boston Marathon Blasts: Police Find More Explosive Devices

Officials also said during a news conference that a third incident has been reported at the JFK Library in Boston.

Posted on Apr 15, 2013 READ MORE



Screenshot

Deaths, Injuries Reported After Explosions at Boston Marathon (Video)

“Somebody’s leg flew by my head,” one spectator told the Boston Herald. “I gave my belt to stop the blood.”

Posted on Apr 15, 2013 READ MORE



AP/Charles Krupa

Video: Explosions Strike Boston Marathon on Patriots’ Day

“There are a lot of people down,” a runner told The Associated Press, after two blasts brought a traumatic end to the world’s oldest annual marathon.

Posted on Apr 15, 2013 READ MORE



AP/Charles Krupa

Storm Dumps 2 Feet of Snow in Some New England Towns

A huge winter storm has savaged America’s populous Northeast, leading to flight cancellations, declarations of emergency in six states, power outages affecting more than 650,000 people and at least seven deaths.

Posted on Feb 9, 2013 READ MORE



JacobMetcalf (CC BY 2.0)

Flu Rears Its Ugly, Epidemic Head

Flu is leading the winter sickness season as three trends stand out: The illness is striking early, a new norovirus is surging and health care professionals are witnessing the worst whooping cough outbreak in 60 years.

Posted on Jan 10, 2013 READ MORE



wuperruper

Boston Mayor to Chick-fil-A: Take a Hike!

Tom Menino is choosing civil rights over fast food. Boston’s mayor is aiming to block Chick-fil-A’s attempt to expand to his city because the restaurant chain’s CEO opposes same-sex marriage.

Posted on Jul 25, 2012 READ MORE


A Paul Revere Primer With Sarah Palin

Does it matter if Sarah Palin has a different, special take on the story of Paul Revere, hero of the American Revolution? Or here’s another question: Could she be right? On “Fox News Sunday,” Palin was ready with her comebacks to critics accusing her of revisionist history.

Posted on Jun 6, 2011 READ MORE


View older articles:  1 2 >

View the most popular tags overall?

Newsletter

sign up to get updates


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