Blair Golson / TruthdigApr 26, 2006
New York State officials complete a deal with World Trade Center leaseholder Larry Silverstein that will break the development logjam that has plagued the site for almost five years.
Why Gov. Pataki didn't invoke eminent domain here a long time ago is a mystery to us. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Blair Golson / TruthdigApr 26, 2006
The wealthy cable entrepreneur and darling of the progressive blogosphere discusses his antiwar primary challenge against Connecticut's pro-war Democratic Sen. Joe Lieberman. "The state party brass, they don't like primaries. Competition is a little unsettling to them." Dig deeper ( 13 Min. Read )
Blair Golson / TruthdigApr 12, 2006
The country's leading author on the natural world discusses his new book, "The Omnivore's Dilemma," which details the truth behind "free range" chicken; the "illusions" of Whole Foods stores; and the reason why the cheapest calories are the least healthy. Dig deeper ( 18 Min. Read )
Blair Golson / TruthdigApr 4, 2006
The best-selling author of "The End of Faith" talks about the way to navigate a dinner party without coming off as the Antichrist; about the "Salman Rushdie effect" that accompanies his newfound celebrity as America's most prominent atheist; and about the new secular foundation he is founding. Dig deeper ( 27 Min. Read )
Blair Golson / TruthdigMar 28, 2006
Two respected researchers have touched off a firestorm with their report arguing that America's pro-Israel lobby has badly damaged the United States' strategic interests. Check out this Truthdig report on the reactions from all sides of the debate. Dig deeper ( 5 Min. Read )
Blair Golson / TruthdigMar 22, 2006
In this March 2006 Truthdig Interview Bernie Sanders discusses his quest to become the junior senator from Vermont. Sanders, the U.S. House's sole Independent and only socialist, defeated his opponent Richard Tarrant in a landslide victory and is now Senator-elect. Dig deeper ( 8 Min. Read )
Blair Golson / TruthdigMar 18, 2006
A federal appeals court allows the state of Tennessee to offer anti-abortion license plates that read, "Choose Life." The court says that although the decision to offer the plates may be ill-advised, it does not contravene the First Amendment.
Of all the odd places for an abortion-rights battle to show up, state license plates has to be atop the list. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Blair Golson / TruthdigMar 8, 2006
The Army is set to open a criminal investigation into the death of the former NFL star and Army Ranger. Sort the facts for yourself with Truthdig's related articles, photos and movies. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Blair Golson / TruthdigFeb 21, 2006
Homeland Security chief Michael Chertoff on the proposed deal to cede control of six US ports to the United Arab Emirates: "The discussions are classified"
Truthdig doesn't pretend to understand the ins and outs of port ownership logistics, but we are troubled by Think Progress' revelation that a country linked with international terrorism is going to have dominion over 40% of the U cargo bound for Iraq . Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Blair Golson / TruthdigFeb 20, 2006
OK, all you expatriates probably already knew this, but Truthdig didn't: "The Daily Show" runs on CNN International outside the U.S.
Think about that: Millions (perhaps billions) of foreigners get Jon Stewart's version of America on a relatively straight-news-oriented channel. Depending on how you feel about Stewart's sensibility, that's either wonderful or troubling. (This snippet of news comes near the end of a hilarious article about Stewart's upcoming gig at the Oscars.) Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Blair Golson / TruthdigFeb 17, 2006
When the vice president accidentally shot 78-year-old Texas lawyer Harry Whittington on a hunting trip after drinking a beer, and then delayed telling the world about it for 14 hours, he refocused the nation's attention on troubling questions of official secrecy (and Dick Cheney's aim). Truthdig has all the videos, articles and documents you need to answer the questions for yourself. Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
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