E.J. Dionne Jr. / TruthdigMay 1, 2018
If there are too many scandals to seize our attention, all of them taken together can allow unpopular policies to take root without scrutiny. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
By Juan Cole / Informed CommentJun 3, 2017
The president isn't responsible for taking the U.S. out of the Paris climate accord—it's the Koch brothers, Big Oil, Big Gas and Big Coal. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
By Judy YungApr 28, 2017
The president’s executive orders hurl America back to 1882, when Congress passed a law barring immigration based on a specific race and national origin. Dig deeper ( 10 Min. Read )
By Paul Fitzgerald and Elizabeth GouldApr 25, 2017
To understand America’s drift into despotism over the last 40 years, we must de-encrypt the evolution of its secret "double government." Dig deeper ( 8 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigApr 13, 2017
Francisco Balderrama, author and professor of American history and Chicano studies, explains why we must revisit this history in light of President Trump's immigration policy. Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
Alexander Reed Kelly / TruthdigJan 20, 2017
In part one of a two-part conversation at his home in Hawaii, the musician tells Truthdig’s editor in chief that his upbringing during the Depression was an ideal childhood. Dig deeper ( 24 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigAug 18, 2016
Americans lack organized labor movements and a ruling class that feels even slightly obligated to protect workers and the poor, cultural critic Henry Giroux (pictured) tells Paul Jay of The Real News Network. Dig deeper ( 13 Min. Read )
By Aaron Williams / AlterNetFeb 24, 2016
MIT professor and intellectual Noam Chomsky compares the political environment that’s allowed Donald Trump to flourish with the Great Depression era of the 1930s, as “people feel isolated, helpless, victim of powerful forces that they do not understand and cannot influence.” Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
By Amy Goodman and Denis MoynihanOct 8, 2015
She was not only a grass-roots organizer, but a philosopher, a teacher and a revolutionary. She devoted her life to empowering the poor, the working class and communities of color, and was deeply involved with a constellation of movements. Dig deeper ( 4 Min. Read )
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