Subscribe

la

More Than 50 Arrested in Wal-Mart Civil Disobedience

on

If you're wondering why Wal-Mart is advertising about how well it treats its worker bees, it may be because demonstrators have launched an ambitious campaign to draw attention to the retail giant's exploitation and alleged abuse of employees.

Obama Still of Two Minds on Gay Rights
Larry's List

on

While the Obama administration has spoken up for gay rights, it has yet to support gay marriage; Kevin Spacey has been heckling noisy audience members in his role as Richard III; meanwhile, LA and Occupy L have come to a similar consensus about corporate personhood: It needs to go! These discoveries and more after the jump .

The Secret Police of Los Angeles: Daryl Gates' Paranoid Legacy

on

The former L.A. police chief, who died Friday, was notorious for presiding over a racist and brutal department (it had a nasty habit of strangling and shooting unarmed suspects to death), but he also had more than 200 spies keeping tabs on city bigwigs. One was even dispatched to Russia and Cuba, reports David Cay Johnston. (continued)

Personalize your Truthdig experience. Choose authors to follow, bookmark your favorite articles and more.
Your Truthdig, your way. Access your favorite authors, articles and more.
or
or

A password will be e-mailed to you.

Statements and opinions expressed in articles and comments are those of the authors, not Truthdig. Truthdig takes no responsibility for such statements or opinions.