A new book argues that the memorialization of the movement becomes "a veil to obscure enduring racial inequality, a tool to chastise contemporary protest, and a shield to charges of indifference and inaction."
Truthdig Editor in Chief Robert Scheer talks with Debra Deanne Olson, granddaughter of Culbert Levy Olson and co-author of a new book about his progressive political life.
Filmmaker Raoul Peck struggles to find tension in his look at the communist founder’s salad days.
The Center for American Progress unveils a new health-care plan written to confuse supporters of Medicare for all and protect private health insurance profits.
Gates' plea to federal conspiracy and false-statements charges is a strong indication that he plans to cooperate with special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation.
After the latest school shooting, businesses review their investments, co-branding deals and other ties to the gun industry and the National Rifle Association.
The California judge orders the Interior Department to reinstate the Obama-era regulation aimed at restricting harmful methane emissions.
The Trump administration looks into the legality of accepting the proposition by Sheldon Adelson, a Las Vegas casino magnate and staunch supporter of Israel.