Chris Hedges / Truthdig and Mr. FishDec 24, 2017
The tale of Jesus’ birth is not for oppressors. It is for the oppressed. And what is quaint and picturesque to those who live in privilege is visceral and empowering to those the world condemns. Dig deeper ( 7 Min. Read )
E.J. Dionne Jr. / TruthdigAug 25, 2016
We need more humble prophets -- to remind the skeptical that religion, which can indeed be divisive, is also a moral prod and an intellectual spark. But such figures are hard to find in this election year. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
David Sirota / TruthdigApr 26, 2013
You are not allowed to honestly discuss the Central Intelligence Agency's concept of "blowback" without putting yourself at risk of being deemed a traitor to country. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
Chris Hedges / TruthdigSep 19, 2011
Wright says Barack Obama came to him in 2008 and asked, " ‘You know what your problem is?’ I said, ‘What is that?’ He said, ‘You have to tell the truth.’ " Dig deeper ( 16 Min. Read )
Chris Hedges / TruthdigAug 9, 2010
Muslim, Christian or Jew, we ignore this suffering at the peril of our own humanity. As Rachel Corrie wrote in her last letter to her parents, "I could live a comfortable life and possibly, with no effort at all, exist in complete unawareness of my participation in genocide."Muslim, Christian or Jew, we ignore this suffering at the peril of our own humanity. Dig deeper ( 9 Min. Read )
Robert Scheer / TruthdigMar 26, 2008
Would God ever damn America? Is there anything we have done or could do as a nation that might court such severe judgment from an almighty, or is there a peculiar American exemption from God's wrath? The prediction of God's damnation for bad behavior is made in both black and white churches. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigMar 16, 2008
Within the span of a week, the Obama and Clinton campaigns have both weathered the scandal-induced resignations of three key advisers. In this latest round of campaign poker, Obama's pastor, the Rev. Jeremiah Wright Jr., stepped down Friday from the Illinois senator's African American Religious Leadership Committee. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
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