On election night, the "Late Show" host made an attempt to make sense of the difficult 2016 election season and asked Americans to agree it would never happen again. Now that Donald Trump is president, that may not be possible, however.
The Truthdig team sat down with special guest Bill Boyarsky on Thursday to discuss income inequality as an issue in this contentious election season.
Hillary Clinton needs a big idea that gives her presidential candidacy a purpose and rationale -- and, if she’s elected, a mandate to get something hugely important done.
Just 42 percent of Americans between ages 18 and 29 support the economic system with which the United States itself is often equated, Harvard researchers found.
I hear it over and over: They don’t care; our voices don’t count.
If Hillary Clinton is to get the mandate she needs to get the United States back on track, she will have to be clear with the American people about what is happening and why -- and what must be done.
The U.S. economy is picking up steam, but most Americans aren’t feeling it. By contrast, most European economies are still in bad shape, but most Europeans are doing relatively well. What’s behind this?
Inhabitants of U.S. territories, like Guam, Puerto Rico and American Samoa, still don't have voting rights, and surprisingly these aren't the only rights some of them are denied.
"The federal government experimented with indefinite detention of United States citizens during World War II, a mistake we now recognize as a betrayal of our core values," Sen. Dianne Feinstein said Wednesday as she introduced an amendment to end the provision. "Let's not repeat it."