In an interview, the defense lawyer of Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva contends he is the victim of a political persecution masked in legal processes she calls Lawfare.
Eon McLeary and Manuel Ruiz on 'The Work' Documentary and Mental Health in Prison (Audio and Transcript)
The film follows an innovative group therapy program at Folsom State Prison. It's a rare view into the reality of life for the 2.3 million Americans currently behind bars.
The Wholesale Attack on Brazilian Sovereignty: An Interview With Former Foreign Minister Celso Amorim
One of the world's most respected South American diplomats talks about U.S. involvement in his country's democratic crisis.
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.
The Academy Award-winning screenwriter, producer and activist speaks to Truthdig Editor in Chief Robert Scheer about the risky but necessary decision to pause his career in pursuit of LGBT equality.
Student David Hogg lambasts lawmakers' "thoughts and prayers" and reliance on "ideas" over legislation that could help save lives.
The Truthdig columnist sits down with the architect and activist to discuss the hidden racial narratives in building design and construction.
Investigative reporter Steve Fishman explains how Bernie Madoff was able to pull off one of the largest financial crimes in U.S. history, and whether regulators have taken steps to ensure Americans won't get conned again.