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Killing: The American Way

Sep 22, 2017
The revisionism never stops. The blood never dries. The invader is pitied and purged of guilt while "searching for meaning in a terrible tragedy."
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Hate Doesn’t Pay

Apr 2, 2015
Indiana certainly doesn't want to be remembered for being a bastion of hatred. So why did Indiana Gov. Mike Pence legalize a new wave of intolerance by signing into law Indiana's controversial "Religious Freedom Restoration Act" (RFRA)?

Truthdigger of the Week: Danny Schechter

Mar 25, 2015
In a lifetime of media activism, the late journalist and human rights activist Danny Schechter was best known for his advocacy of public media and his work to inform the world of life under South Africa's apartheid regime.The late journalist and activist Danny Schechter was known for his advocacy of public media and his work to shine a spotlight on South African apartheid.

A Broken Hallelujah

May 9, 2014
Leonard Cohen's music was like "cluster bombs," Liel Leibovitz writes. "They dropped fast, penetrated deeply, and set off a series of ongoing explosions that resonated long after they were first heard."

The Gentrification of Rio de Janeiro’s Favelas

Dec 3, 2013
As rising prices in the rest of the beloved Brazilian city are pushing more people to live in shantytowns, they may become unaffordable to lower income residents; Bob Dylan has been charged in Paris for comparing Croats to Nazis; meanwhile, a forthcoming Supreme Court ruling will put the "corporations are people" argument to the test. These discoveries and more after the jump.