The co-founder and co-director of Cooperation Jackson explains the critical moment facing the primarily black city and offers a blueprint for a socialist alternative.
"Caste slavery is fascism," says Rashid Shora, the face of the student movement in India. "It is not a part of our traditions. Caste is violence ... it's not tradition."
Truthdig columnist Chris Hedges discusses "Nomadland: Surviving America in the Twenty-First Century" with author Jessica Bruder in an eye-opening conversation about America's mobile elderly workforce.
The Palestinian artist, whose work has been showcased by the United Nations, draws inspiration for many of his cartoons from the time he spent in an Israeli prison.
The Truthdig columnist goes to Anderson, Ind., to witness the impact of the flight of General Motors jobs.
This episode deals with the incalculable human and financial costs of America's opioid addiction epidemic. (Pictured: Hedges, right, with the best friend of a young woman who fatally overdosed.)
Truthdig columnist Chris Hedges and independent journalist Rania Khalek analyze the Israeli arms industry, which was involved in global contracts worth $5.7 billion last year.
"Today even harsher prison conditions [exist in the U.S.]" than those that led to the New York prison rebellion that left 29 prisoners and nine hostages dead, says Truthdig columnist Chris Hedges in a recent episode of "On Contact." He is joined by author Heather Ann Thompson.
The Truthdig columnist and the anti-prostitution activist examine how capitalism is at the core of sex work, which Moran (pictured, far right) calls "the commercialization of sexual abuse."
On Wednesday morning, Americans woke up to a different reality than they had the day before. Hedges has a good idea of how President-elect Trump happened and how his presidency may play out.