The veteran journalist shares his thoughts on the Republican tax bill and class warfare in our "age of unreason."
We have endured 40 years of creeping authoritarianism, which now may run right over democracy.
"The Green New Deal is a vision of how we can improve the lives of millions of people and rescue the planet from climate chaos," writes Green Party media coordinator Scott McLarty.
Tim Canova explains why he complained to the Federal Election Commission over information found in DNC emails and says Depression-era types of public investment could bring general prosperity to Americans.
At year's end, I want to offer a word to my conservative and libertarian readers whose patience I try regularly.
Once upon a time, socialists running for president in the United States had to explain that while they had no chance of actually winning an election, their campaigns were aimed at "educating" voters -- about socialism.
In one Truthdig columnist's rebuttal of another, Scott Tucker takes on what he calls "a piece of Clintonista campaigning" by Joe Conason.
The “long nineteenth century” of class against class climaxed in the labor insurgency that followed the Great Crash of 1929. It seemed to resolve itself in the New Deal. But the questions it raised have endured, resurfaced, and grown more pressing of late.
Ironically, the very New Deal legacy that austerians work to euthanize in the U.S. is the chief thing that has prevented the country's economy from completely crashing.