Join our newsletter Stay up to date with the latest from Truthdig. Join the Truthdig Newsletter for our latest publications.

Fox News Points Out Paul Ryan’s Lies … and Pigs Fly?

Aug 31, 2012
Fox News used the words "deceiving" and "dazzling" to describe Paul Ryan's speech at the GOP convention; British support of possible American military intervention in Syria could signal another blunder as terrible as the Iraq War; meanwhile, Israeli ex-soldiers finally admit to heinous treatment of Palestinian children. These discoveries and more after the jump.

Occupy Fashion Week

Feb 18, 2012
Fashionistas are a funny lot, sometimes unintentionally so, and often given to talking about the rag trade and all things stylish in highfalutin' terms. Here we have some from that set -- and a couple of outliers, including Truthdig columnist Chris Hedges -- holding forth about the nuanced relationship between fashion and OWS.

And Now, This Presidential Appraisal From Scarlett Johansson

Feb 9, 2012
There may be untold millions of onetime Obama boosters whose feelings of hope have significantly diminished since, say, November 2008 -- and with good reason. But on Tuesday night, one of the president's celebrity supporters, Scarlett Johansson, showed she's still willing to stump for Obama at a gathering in New York that brought fashionistas and politicos together.