Alexander Reed Kelly / TruthdigMar 2, 2016
At least one pundit on the left had the decency, fortitude and intellectual honesty not to smother the dreams of millions of Americans—many of them young and/or struggling under a mountain of debt—by declaring Hillary Clinton the inevitable winner of the Democratic nomination after her victories on Super Tuesday. Dig deeper ( 4 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigJan 22, 2010
In the face of growing pessimism after the Republican U.S. Senate victory in Massachusetts, Howard Dean, who in December vocally denounced the Senate health care legislation as weak, says he still believes the Democrats can pass a scaled-down health bill despite Republican foot-dragging. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigJun 5, 2009
You know things are bad when 345,000 Americans lose their jobs and that is seen as a positive sign. According to The New York Times, the fact that the toll on employment in May was not as profound as expected amplifies hopes of recovery. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigNov 6, 2007
Since its early days in 2001, the Bush White House has kept the press at arm's length, but for his new biography of George W. Bush, "Dead Certain," GQ's Robert Draper managed to catch a close enough glimpse of the president to confirm that his enduring "obstinate" qualities have impacted the course of world events. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigMar 22, 2006
Pioneering war zone journalist Kevin Sites tells the story of a 12-year-old Afghan girl who was savagely beaten and tortured for years by her in-laws. But wonderfully, the story ends on a note of optimism. (You can even e-mail the girl here. Or at this e-mail address: [email protected]) Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
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