Staff / TruthdigJun 3, 2014
The eBay and First Look Media founder (shown) is a walking contradiction when it comes to his "progressive anti-state image" and his actions to further the "global neoliberal agenda"; Facebook may wield control over votes in elections; meanwhile, more than half of congressional members are millionaires and have no idea what it's like to be poor. These discoveries and more after the jump. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
Alexander Reed Kelly / TruthdigOct 29, 2013
New York Times columnist and former executive editor Bill Keller seeks to defend his view of "objective" reporting against Glenn Greenwald's "accountability journalism grounded in rigorous factual accuracy." Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigOct 19, 2013
Larry Flynt, paralyzed by a bullet 35 years ago, doesn't want his attacker to be executed; Eminem's latest hit number is homophobic; meanwhile, London plutocrats have been banned from bending building regulations to construct luxurious basement homes. These discoveries and more after the jump. Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigJul 26, 2012
The titans of the Web--Facebook, Google, eBay and Amazon--have joined forces to make their voices heard in Washington, forming a powerful lobbying group called the Internet Association. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigAug 31, 2011
Compensation for 25 of the highest-paid U.S. CEOs exceeded the amount their corporations paid in taxes in 2010, according to a study published by a Washington think tank Wednesday. (more) Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigOct 14, 2010
It's perhaps commendable that repeat California gubernatorial hopeful Jerry Brown didn't try to avoid the subject during Tuesday night's debate or deny the existence of his aide's "whore" slur directed at Republican rival Meg Whitman. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigOct 9, 2010
An as-yet-unidentified member of Jerry Brown's camp has created quite a PR snafu for the California gubernatorial hopeful by calling Brown's rival, former eBay CEO Meg Whitman, a "whore" during a conversation that wasn't intended to be recorded. Oops. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigSep 30, 2010
According to the very busy and seemingly ubiquitous attorney Gloria Allred, California gubernatorial candidate Meg Whitman has run afoul of her own public stance on the immigration issue by virtue of having allegedly hired an undocumented worker to help in her home for nearly a decade. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
David Coleman / TruthdigSep 10, 2010
Looking back at Meg Whitman's history of fulfilling public obligations as a California citizen, we can measure whether her current commitment to public service matches her record of participation in some public spheres of citizenship in the Golden State.We can only assume that Meg Whitman wants to be governor so she can provide a public service for the citizens of California. Dig deeper ( 8 Min. Read )
Bill Boyarsky / TruthdigSep 7, 2010
The nation’s problems—war and unemployment -- are badly damaging the Democrats, even on the Pacific Coast, which President Barack Obama won easily in 2008. And Obama himself, reacting slowly and indecisively, is contributing to the challenges his party faces in November.President Obama, reacting slowly and indecisively, is contributing to the challenges his party faces in November. Dig deeper ( 4 Min. Read )
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