FRANCES D'EMILIO and ANGELA CHARLTON / The Associated PressMar 8, 2020
The drastic step to lock down about 16 million people for nearly a month comes amid mounting restrictions on events around the globe. Dig deeper ( 5 Min. Read )
Abrahm Lustgarten / ProPublicaOct 23, 2019
Northern California blackouts offer a stark reminder that even the most comfortable won't be able to escape the effects of global warming. Dig deeper ( 4 Min. Read )
JOCELYN GECKER / The Associated PressMar 1, 2019
Union leaders say the new contract includes everything the teachers had demanded—higher pay, smaller classes and more school resources. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
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The rare example of an activist politician able to work effectively from within the American political system, Dellums distinguished himself by taking strong stances about divisive issues in America and on the global stage. Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
Jordan Riefe / TruthdigJul 2, 2018
Boots Riley’s promising film debut takes on casual and institutional racism, corporate greed, class subjugation and coarsening public discourse. Dig deeper ( 4 Min. Read )
PAUL ELIAS / The Associated PressMar 15, 2018
Only California permits marijuana smoking at pot retailers with specially designed lounges. Unsurprisingly, San Francisco is the trailblazer. Dig deeper ( 4 Min. Read )
OLGA R. RODRIGUEZ / The Associated PressFeb 28, 2018
Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf gave residents a heads-up about impending immigration raids in California that ended up netting 150 people. Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
BRADY McCOMBS / The Associated PressFeb 3, 2018
For $212, anyone can stake a claim to land cut from federal protection by President Trump in December. But so far, there doesn't appear to be a rush to seize the opportunity. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
Staff / Truthdig and Robert ScheerDec 1, 2017
Truthdig Editor in Chief Robert Scheer interviews director Peter Nicks, whose new documentary "The Force" chronicles changes within the Oakland, Calif., law enforcement agency. Dig deeper ( 20 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigJun 12, 2017
Before his abrupt death a year ago, the pop musician made an investment in green energy that's now helping solar startups weather an assault by President Trump. Dig deeper ( 4 Min. Read )
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