How History Will Remember Obama (Hint: Not Well)
Chris Hedges on Invisible Revolutions and the Collapse of Ruling Institutions
Shooting the Messenger
Stephen Colbert Ridicules Fox News Hosts' Uncharitable Natures
Your Boss Is a Dick (A Glossary of Labor Terms, Translated)
Time Magazine’s Person of the Year: The People’s Pope
GOP Drug Tests
What Reactions to the Obama-Thorning-Schmidt-Cameron Selfie Say About the Media
The Pope’s War on Christmas
Dig led by Mike Rose
Dig led by Truthdig Staff
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Upon succeeding to the presidency in 2009, Barack Obama junked Bush’s formulation of the “Global War on Terror” without fanfare. Yet if the appellation went away, the conflict itself, shorn of identifying marks, continued.
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The CIA’s global drone assassination campaign has turned much of the rest of the planet into what can only be considered an American free-fire zone.
AP photo / Ron Edmonds
In the end, the shame of Vice President Dick Cheney was total: unmitigated by any notion of a graceful departure, let alone the slightest obligation of honest accounting.
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