For Veterans Day 2017, Truthdig revisits a 2005 photo essay by Zuade Kaufman on American veteran, anti-war activist and writer Ron Kovic.
Pretexts and posturing run throughout the public discourse, dominated by partisan apparatchiks around both Trump and the Democrats.
The counterculture movement championed the fight for civil rights, the protests against the Vietnam War and spiritual values above and beyond fame and fortune.
Freud’s insights—from his writings and exchanges with Albert Einstein more than eight decades ago—offer a crucial perspective into America’s current political crisis.
The head of the Los Angeles Archdiocese believes the solution must balance love and law with justice and mercy -- regardless of legal status.The head of the Los Angeles Archdiocese believes the solution must balance love and law with justice and mercy—regardless of legal status.
Frankie, who is serving a life sentence without parole, and Yolanda, his wife, reflect on marriage with one spouse behind bars.
The indigenous tribes gathered in North Dakota are showing us a path for the future based on respect, nonviolence, humility and love that should inspire us for the difficult times ahead.
An uninterrupted evening with one of history's most moving oratorios lets the heart glimpse the restorative power of truth, forgiveness and unconditional mutual solace.