Truthdig columnist Chris Hedges meets with ex-prisoner Ojore Lutalo and rights advocate Bonnie Kerness to discuss abuse in U.S. penitentiaries.
Truthdig Editor in Chief Robert Scheer sits down with Peter Edelman, a former adviser in Bill Clinton's administration, to discuss poverty and welfare reform. [Transcript added.]
A new exhibition of political posters in Los Angeles puts a powerful spotlight on police abuses.
Truthdig Editor in Chief Robert Scheer interviews director Peter Nicks, whose new documentary "The Force" chronicles changes within the Oakland, Calif., law enforcement agency.
Although some police agencies are experimenting with ways to be more responsive to rape victims, it is clear that there are no simple solutions.
The 21st-century activist group is not as radical or grass-roots as it appears, and the revolution will not be paid for by the Ford Foundation.
Widening legalization of marijuana possession is no help to many convicts. One Louisiana prisoner has been locked up since 2008 because of a $20 deal.