As is to be expected, the closer we come to the Nov. 8 election, the more debates and divisions have appeared in discussions about the headlines of the moment.
This edition features reader feedback about two big comebacks to the site: Chris Hedges, who resumed his weekly column after a summer break, and Green Party presidential nominee Jill Stein, who paid her second visit to our headquarters for another episode of "Live at Truthdig."
From the costly -- in many senses of that word -- spectacle that is the Rio Olympics to the chaos unleashed by the notorious Powell memo, the Truthdig comment boards were host to a virtual phantasmagoria this week.
This crop of noteworthy comments was picked from stories related to the Democrats' confab.
We detected a pattern in this week's roundup of noteworthy comments on Truthdig.
It's been quite a week, one in which a single event creates "before" and "after" pictures that show a far-reaching change, even if opinions vary as to how and why the event happened.
This week's roundup includes a snappy take on the legal and ideological battle between tech leader Peter Thiel and Gawker, a pointed comparison referring to the Catholic Church's sex abuse scandal and a tribute to the late, great -- actually, make that "The Greatest" -- Muhammad Ali.
The progressive activist declared himself "a Bernie supporter" in September, but now he's backing the former secretary of state in the California Democratic primary.
"The cable companies have figured out the great truth of America," explained the "Last Week Tonight" host Sunday. "If you want to do something evil, put it inside something boring." Oliver then went on to give a hysterically funny call to arms to all Internet trolls to comment on the FCC's website in order to save Net neutrality.
The editors of the science magazine's website last month announced they would no longer accept readers' comments under new articles. Why? Because studies suggest Internet "trolls" don't just spoil the chance for intellectual debate, they create doubt where there should be none.