Sonali Kolhatkar / TruthdigDec 31, 2015
The movement's innovative and committed activism has renewed the struggle for racial justice In 2015, no other progressive cause in the United States came close to its perseverance and creativity The movement's innovative and committed activism has renewed the struggle for racial justice. Dig deeper ( 6 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigDec 4, 2015
The reasons Minneapolis police and city officials cited for breaking up the Black Lives Matter encampment that had formed outside the 4th Precinct station may have been predictable, but protesters were not: Their responses showed they were prepared to be flexible. Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
By Sarah Lazare / Common DreamsNov 25, 2015
One day after the shooting, Minneapolis racial justice campaigners call for a mass march, declaring: "We will not be intimidated." Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
Bill Blum / TruthdigJul 31, 2015
Despite the international uproar over the killing of the popular Zimbabwe lion, prosecution of the American trophy hunter involved is far from a sure thing. Dig deeper ( 6 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigSep 25, 2010
The FBI has executed several search warrants (aka breaking down people's doors) in Minneapolis and Chicago as part of an investigation into a handful of anti-war protest organizers on allegations of, we kid you not, “activities connected to the material support of terrorism.” Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigJan 12, 2010
Professional prankster group Improv Everywhere's "No Pants Subway Ride" is one cultural trend that appears to be taking off. Despite a frigid winter, participants in as many as 43 cities around the world commuted in their underwear, and we've got photos to prove it. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigDec 30, 2008
Minnesotans have been parodied for their politeness, but the state's Senate race seems to get nastier and nastier. With Al Franken taking a sliver of a lead by most estimates, the bitter recount battle halted Monday as both sides made a scene in Secretary of State Mark Ritchie's office. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigDec 4, 2008
In case you haven't been following Al Franken's fortunes in Minnesota's ongoing recount, here's a brief recap: He was down, but not by much, then down by less and, a little later, even less, then he claimed to be up, but now it looks like he's down again, but not by much. Confused? You're not alone. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
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