“The reign of Obama did not produce the nightmare of Donald Trump—but it did contribute to it,” West tells us.
Even when off the set, the director of "13th" and "Selma" regularly addresses issues of political injustice.
From politicians who went against the grain to activists who risked their lives for a cause, our most popular Truthdiggers serve as a reminder to stand up for justice in the face of adversity. (Pictured here, David Archambault II, tribal chairman of the Standing Rock Indian Reservation in North Dakota and a leader in the Dakota Access pipeline fight.)
Much like the man whose birthday many will celebrate Sunday, the pope has dedicated his life to caring for the most vulnerable members of society. He's also trying to bring the Catholic Church into the new millennium amid significant turmoil.
With a Trump administration sure to spark resistance nationwide in the years ahead, indigenous activists and their allies point the way for other Americans.
Many reporters rallied around Truthdig and other news sites that were erroneously tarred as pro-Russian propagandists by a dubious blacklist that had been given undeserved credence by the Post.
The Minnesota Democrat penned a letter to the Department of Justice on Monday, urging it to protect the First Amendment rights of the “water protectors” facing off against law enforcement in North Dakota.
To withstand and ultimately overcome the imminent Trump regime, "American activists must move from detached indignation to revolutionary engagement by using the techniques of social movement creation to dominate elections," says the co-creator of Occupy Wall Street.
In the days since Donald Trump won the presidency, demonstrators around the country have banded together to oppose the sexism and racism he condoned on the campaign trail.
Her devotion to social change and progressive causes helped her party triple its number of seats in the country’s recent parliamentary elections.