The author explains why we must understand the historical and contemporary context of fascism to understand what we are up against.
American journalist and former Taliban hostage Jere Van Dyk discusses the secret world of political kidnappings in the Middle East.
Only privileged people with some attachment to the system believe the major-party candidates are the best the United States can offer, says the Green Party nominee. The disenfranchised—immigrants, people of color and young people locked into debt—are demanding real change.
In a live video Q & A session, Truthdig Editor and columnist Robert Scheer answered readers' questions about his latest column, "Hogwash, Mr. President," and Obama's second State of the Union address. You can read the full transcript right here. Note: The video will be added shortly.
If you missed our live video chat, in which Robert Scheer discussed with readers his latest column, "Obama Pulls a Clinton," or you just want to relive the excitement, you can read the full transcript here. Update: Video