Biographer Peter Richardson talks with us about the activist-writer's extraordinary career and how he inspired others to do their best work.
World War I caused deaths on a then-unimaginable scale, sowed the seeds of WWII and forever restricted our civil liberties.
The new Netflix documentary chronicles an American icon's journey from self-serving prosecutor to social justice crusader.
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.
America does not need another elite Kennedy pretending to lead us out of the darkness of authoritarian capitalism, racism, militarism and other evils.
The odds are against anyone ever answering for recent "inadvertent" deletions of electronic data at the two agencies.
Russia has become the villain in virtually every bad thing that happens, and U.S. dissidents are being treated as "fellow travelers."
The special "Russiagate" prosecutor (left) and the fired FBI director have long histories as pliable political operatives. The special "Russiagate" prosecutor (left) and the fired FBI director have long histories as pliable political operatives.