In a television interview with journalist Bill Boggs, the late, great comedian explains why America wants to keep people separated and perpetuate racial prejudice.
Truthdig readers zeroed in on the negative effects of capitalism this week, as demonstrations against racial inequality flared up across the United States. We want to hear from you: Which corporation do you want to target for contributing to neoliberal disasters?
After a year of news about outrageous drug price hikes, a ballot measure in California aims to help control the cost of prescription medications. Not surprisingly, pharmaceutical companies are working hard to defeat it.
The vast inequality that the plutocrats and the oligarchs are creating is a death sentence for government by consent of the people. This is the fight of our lives, and how it ends is up to us.
The disreputable pharmaceutical boss has reneged on an agreement to lower the price of a medication he raised from $13.50 to $750 per pill.
Work by social psychologist Paul Piff suggests that the more money people have, the more likely they are to cheat or put their needs before those of others.
A key part of Wall Street's $300 million expenditure on the recent midterm elections is the goal of moving as much of working Americans' $3 trillion that sits in unguarded government pension funds into "privately managed, high-fee investments" as possible.