Director Alexandria Bombach tells Truthdig how she avoided exploiting her subject's traumatic past in making her new documentary, “On Her Shoulders.”
With a timely perspective and candid interviews with figures on both sides of the debate, Ricki Stern and Annie Sundberg’s new documentary explores the transformation of a medical procedure into a wedge issue.
Like many other Democrats, Hillary Clinton came under scrutiny for having accepted campaign contributions from disgraced film producer Harvey Weinstein.
The interviewer tells the House speaker she feels excluded; he responds: "We need more minorities, more women in our party."
"I'm really sorry this happened," Zuckerberg says on CNN after blaming himself and Cambridge University researcher Aleksandr Kogan in a Facebook post.
Truthdig Editor in Chief Robert Scheer talks with Debra Deanne Olson, granddaughter of Culbert Levy Olson and co-author of a new book about his progressive political life.
The Academy Award-winning screenwriter, producer and activist speaks to Truthdig Editor in Chief Robert Scheer about the risky but necessary decision to pause his career in pursuit of LGBT equality.
The Truthdig columnist sits down with the architect and activist to discuss the hidden racial narratives in building design and construction.
Investigative reporter Steve Fishman explains how Bernie Madoff was able to pull off one of the largest financial crimes in U.S. history, and whether regulators have taken steps to ensure Americans won't get conned again.