The 21st-century activist group is not as radical or grass-roots as it appears, and the revolution will not be paid for by the Ford Foundation.
The story of the Essex—rooted in racialized ignorance and fear—offers a valuable lesson in survival for contemporary America.
Standing Rock and 20th century history offer crucial guidance: A movement’s success depends on organization, discipline and not being baited into violence.
Russia has become the villain in virtually every bad thing that happens, and U.S. dissidents are being treated as "fellow travelers."
During the 1960s anti-war movement, many leftists and Democratic Party leaders could not find common ground. That’s still true today.
Robert Scheer: MLK Has Been Portrayed as an Innocuous, Benign Figure. He Wasn't That at All. (Audio)
On KPFK's "This Is Happening," Truthdig's editor in chief discusses King's "Beyond Vietnam" speech, an address partly inspired by a Ramparts magazine piece published when Scheer was editor there.