Led by people living in recovery or still facing addiction—along with family members whose loved ones died from overdoses—the movement is becoming increasingly organized.
The film producer and founder of Liberty Hill tells Robert Scheer about how her two different career paths overlap.
Democrats on Capitol Hill are gloating about the demise of the American Health Care Act. The Vermont senator is about to do them one better.
Will Bernie Sanders’ supporters rally behind Hillary Clinton if she gets the nomination? Likewise, if Donald Trump is denied the Republican nomination, will his supporters back whoever gets the Republican nod?
Reporting for Truthdig from Paris, Sonali Kolhatkar speaks with migrant-rights activist Arturo Trejo about Wednesday's rally against the criminalization of migration.
A new report contends that the environmental movement has been losing the battle for new converts largely because it places "too great a dependency on three things: elite-level engagement, the rationalism of climate science and the agency of top-down legislation," Lucy Siegle writes in The Observer.
This old American democratic tradition already has deep support at the grass roots.
"What makes America special is what's in this room tonight," says the keynote speaker in this video clip from February 20, 2006. Who was speaking that night? None other than Republican presidential candidate John McCain. Where was he speaking? At Miami Dade College in Miami, Florida, at an immigration rally sponsored by -- wait for it -- ACORN.