Saturday's rally at the National Mall in Washington, D.C., marked the closing of this latest series of Poor People's Campaign events, but organizers stressed that the work has only just begun.
Truthdig reports on the final week of the Poor People's Campaign, an effort to relaunch Martin Luther King Jr.’s fight against poverty, war and income inequality.
Author and scholar Norman Finkelstein tells the Truthdig columnist that nonviolent mass resistance in Gaza "can't succeed without our support."
The "Last Week Tonight" host becomes the latest in a line of political comedians to condemn Attorney General Jeff Sessions' “objectively awful" directives at the U.S. border with Mexico.
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.
Demonstrations by Families Belong Together aim at separation of immigrant families in U.S. detention centers.
Robert Scheer talks with Nate Cardozo, the attorney for the Electronic Frontier Foundation, on the struggle to protect free expression, privacy and innovation in a hyperconnected world.
Author Naomi Klein teams up with other journalists, Puerto Rican organizational leaders and other activists to maintain focus on the embattled island.
What makes maternal health care in other affluent countries look so different from that of the U.S.? Among other things, midwives.
A largely unregulated arrangement for senior citizens who cannot manage their own affairs leaves many vulnerable to being scammed, an issue that threatens to worsen as the elderly population in the U.S. grows.