BLANKMar 17, 2017
Truthdig Editor in Chief Robert Scheer interviews Joel Whitney, author of "Finks," about how the spy agency turned literary figures into propagandists for militarism and imperial power. Transcript added. Dig deeper ( 20 Min. Read )
Paul Von Blum / TruthdigJan 8, 2016
Artists of conscience have always responded angrily and passionately to war, genocide and torture. This book examines the work of American visual artists from 1935 to 2010 who believed that governments and humanity must be held to higher moral standards. Dig deeper ( 7 Min. Read )
Amy Goodman / TruthdigJul 19, 2012
Seventy-five years ago, the Spanish town of Guernica was bombed into rubble. The brutal act propelled one of the world's greatest artists into a three-week painting frenzy. Dig deeper
Robert Fisk / TruthdigJan 17, 2009
I have long raged against any comparisons with the Second World War -- whether of the Arafat-is-Hitler variety once deployed by Menachem Begin or of the anti-war- demonstrators-are- 1930s-appeasers, most recently used by George Bush and Lord Blair of Kut al-Amara. Dig deeper ( 5 Min. Read )
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