Kali Holloway / Independent Media InstituteFeb 14, 2019
If the Virginia governor is really interested in racial reconciliation, he can start by removing his state's Confederate monuments. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
RUSSELL CONTRERAS / The Associated PressFeb 10, 2019
At the time Virginia's future political leaders wore black makeup in college for fun, Dan Aykroyd wore it too—in the comedy "Trading Places." Dig deeper ( 4 Min. Read )
KRISTEN DE GROOT / The Associated PressApr 1, 2018
Some potential jurors in the comedian's sexual assault retrial could be more hostile toward him, others more likely to think men are being unfairly accused. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
Eric Ortiz / TruthdigFeb 8, 2018
In a wide-ranging, unfiltered interview with Vulture, the music legend discusses his relationships with the Clintons and the Trumps and more. Dig deeper ( 4 Min. Read )
BLANKJan 8, 2010
Never one to shrink from a strong debate, "Empire of Illusion: The End of Literacy and the Triumph of Spectacle" author and Truthdig columnist Chris Hedges comes out swinging in this lecture recorded last month, giving his audience at the New School in New York City more than a few big ideas to grapple with about our current president, the state of our democracy and the cancer of celebrity culture in contemporary American society.
Truthdig columnist Chris Hedges comes out swinging in this lecture about the state of our democracy and the cancer of celebrity culture in American society. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Chris Hedges / TruthdigJul 13, 2009
The commercial exploitation of Michael Jackson’s death was orchestrated by the corporate forces that rendered him insane. He was infected by the moral nihilism and personal disintegration that are at the core of our corporate culture. He was a reflection of us in the extreme. Dig deeper ( 7 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigJul 10, 2009
When the Los Angeles Lakers won the NBA championship in June, the team and private donors paid the $2 million tab for the victory celebration The same can't be said for Michael Jackson's July 7 public memorial at Staples Center, unfortunately. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
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