Mar 23, 2019
"Then They Came For Me," a traveling exhibit, reminds viewers how easily history can repeat itself.
Mar 22, 2019
Sep 6, 2018
The California city’s wunderkind mayor has big plans—including a basic income plan—to make good on his buzzed-about potential.
Apr 21, 2018
The Filipina writer talks about her passion for literature, the influence of poet Kenneth Rexroth and adapting "The Gangster of Love."
Mar 21, 2018
Queer theorist and UC Berkeley professor Judith Butler discusses life for bi, lesbian, gay and trans people, as well as their ongoing struggle for acceptance.
Dec 14, 2017
Author Pat Thomas discusses what he learned while writing a biography about the co-founder of the Youth International Party of the 1960s.
Nov 4, 2017
Abdi Soltani, head of the American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California, zeros in on President Trump’s anti-immigrant agenda.
Sep 21, 2017
The new film tells the story of social justice icon Dolores Huerta. Truthdig sat down for a conversation with her and director Peter Bratt.
Jul 16, 2016
After experiencing the horror of solitary confinement for over a year, Sarah Shourd now is using storytelling and the theater to heal herself and others.
Jul 6, 2016
The kinetic performer thought he’d sworn off solo stage shows, but a glaring failure of the American educational system has spurred him to create a hilarious new show to teach audiences the history we have been missing.
Jun 22, 2016
In his latest work, an illustrated children’s book, the acclaimed writer tackles new territory, drawing from his relationship to his name, his father and his tribal roots.
May 23, 2016
In "Queen of Katwe," the “Monsoon Wedding” filmmaker turns to Uganda to capture the tale of a young, rural chess prodigy and remind us that genius is everywhere.