The Republicans and Democrats are two faces of the same failure. And there will be no real hope of rescue by third parties until the American system of electoral politics is rebuilt from the ground up.
What will historians say a century from now, if they still exist? That the most intelligent known species in the universe lost its mind.
The Trump administration should veto the chemical giants' pending merger to protect not just competitors but human and environmental health.
America does not need another elite Kennedy pretending to lead us out of the darkness of authoritarian capitalism, racism, militarism and other evils.
2016 is history. As we turn the page on this strange and difficult year, Truthdig editors and writers look ahead to what the new year might bring.
Garden plants advertised at Home Depot, Lowe's and Walmart as harmless to bees have been shown to kill them, a study released by the environmental advocacy group Friends of the Earth and allies reports.