He devastated a region and has the blood of hundreds of thousands on his hands. Only in America can a war criminal win a liberty medal.
The rare example of an activist politician able to work effectively from within the American political system, Dellums distinguished himself by taking strong stances about divisive issues in America and on the global stage.
Truthdig writers Sonali Kolhatkar and Max Blumenthal disagree with each other regarding key elements in the recent reports that the Syrian government used chemical weapons in Douma. This is Blumenthal's take on the issue.
The Pentagon Papers whistleblower explains how the danger of nuclear weapons might be conveyed more effectively to the general public.
The Pentagon has announced an escalation of nuclear weapons development, raising concerns about the potential for more war.