America does not need another elite Kennedy pretending to lead us out of the darkness of authoritarian capitalism, racism, militarism and other evils.
In a memo to President Trump, former U.S. intelligence officers cite forensic studies that indicate data was leaked (not hacked) by a DNC insider, then doctored to incriminate Russia.
Republican and Democratic conventions. Primary and presidential nominee debates. The Pulse club mass shooting. The #NoDAPL fight. Some of the stories we covered in real time this year were long-scheduled. Other news was unforeseen, unfolding—some even ongoing.
The progressive activist compiled an impressive record in California and local politics—from 18 years in the state Capitol to a variety of community crusades. Even shelter animals benefited from his work.
Clinton "really believes" that "Wall Street banks are in fact run by fine, upstanding individuals who are opening up the doors of possibility for the poor people of the world," the author of "Listen, Liberal" told Truthdig at the Democratic National Convention.
Forget all the populist talk we've been hearing from Hillary Clinton and her cohorts, and follow the money to find out where the ruling elite's loyalties truly lie.
Truthdig columnist Chris Hedges tells Editor in Chief Robert Scheer about the rewards of his unorthodox life as a minister and journalist covering the disintegration of societies on multiple continents, his working habits, and the consequences of elite neglect of the forces that turn civilized populations barbarian.
Hillary Clinton and women with disabilities have something major in common: They are not seen for who they are and what they contribute.
Clinton’s speech accepting her party's nomination sidestepped the deep concerns anti-war Democrats have about her hawkish foreign policy, which is already taking shape in the shadows.
This crop of noteworthy comments was picked from stories related to the Democrats' confab.