Michael Nigro / TruthdigMay 22, 2018
Corporate media are not covering the fight for America's soul, but the establishment will not be able ignore the growing community that is leading it much longer. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
By Neal Gabler / Moyers & CompanyMay 13, 2017
If we are now a failed country, it is not because we have a failed presidency, although we do. It is because we are a failed people. Dig deeper ( 5 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigAug 24, 2014
A majority of Americans think children under the age of 10 shouldn't be left without a guardian at parks; the Brits are developing the first transgender sitcom; meanwhile, college is probably not "doomed," despite speculation to the contrary. These discoveries and more after the jump. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
E.J. Dionne Jr. / TruthdigAug 12, 2014
Consider how our definition of "neighborliness" has evolved. Once upon a time, being neighborly meant "reaching out to the people who lived next door" by, among other things, "offering to watch the kids in a pinch." Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
Amy Goodman / TruthdigJul 11, 2013
A microphone and a radio transmitter in the hands of a community organizer imparts power, which some liken to the life-changing impact when humans first tamed fire. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
By Ralph NaderMay 23, 2013
This new media landscape is more hostile to the civic community and discourages the younger generation from believing that change is truly within our grasp. Dig deeper ( 4 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigSep 22, 2011
An Associated Press investigative team revealed in an article Thursday ways that, sometime around 2003 or 2004, part of the New York Police Department transformed from being a public security service that solved murders and muggings to a mini domestic intelligence agency that targeted the Moroccan Muslim community. Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigAug 28, 2010
In news sure to stir the ire of opponents of the ”Ground Zero mosque,” a spokesman for New York City Comptroller John Liu has said that the proposed Muslim community center might qualify for tax-free financing, in effect a public subsidy. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigAug 23, 2010
The former presidential candidate says opposition to building a mosque near Ground Zero "is all about hate and Islamaphobia" and that the "justification to ban the mosque is no more rational than banning a soccer field in the same place because all the suicide bombers loved to play soccer." (Full statement after the jump). Dig deeper ( 4 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigAug 23, 2010
Two rival rallies did a lot of shouting at each other in New York on Sunday, but otherwise kept things civil. Hey, this is America, where everyone has the right to express themselves, eat canned cheese and *gasp* worship as they please. Even Scientologists. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
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