BLANKNov 19, 2013
As part of the New York Times series on “The Great Divide,” Nobel Prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz dives into the pernicious link between campaign money, farm subsidies and starving Americans. It doesn’t speak well of us as a nation, or a political system. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigJul 18, 2013
"The Colbert Report" host has figured out a solution to how poor Americans needing food stamps can get them back after the program was removed from the GOP-controlled House's recently passed farm bill. Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigJul 16, 2013
Despite arguments that privatization makes the American health system the best, 26 other countries' are better; it's no coincidence there are more large earthquakes occurring as drilling has increased; meanwhile, artist Nickolay Lamm shows us what a real, healthy Barbie would look like with his latest work. These discoveries and more after the jump. Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
Tracy Bloom / TruthdigJul 15, 2013
The latest criticism of the Republican Party launched by New York Times columnist Paul Krugman centers around the "monstrous" farm bill that passed through the GOP-controlled House last week. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigJul 13, 2013
This week on Truthdig Radio in association with KPFK: Republicans shred food stamps and Democrats retreat from principle. Plus: Sexual assault in Egypt, and Bradley Manning. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
E.J. Dionne Jr. / TruthdigJun 24, 2013
The roof fell in on John Boehner's House of Representatives last week. The Republican leadership's humiliating defeat on a deeply flawed and inhumane farm bill was as clear a lesson as we'll get about the real causes of dysfunction in the nation's capital. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
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