Sonali Kolhatkar / TruthdigJun 21, 2018
President Trump and his supporters have failed the basic human test of choosing children over politics in the ongoing scandal of immigrant family separation. There ought to be no question about which side we are on. Dig deeper ( 6 Min. Read )
Alexander Reed Kelly / TruthdigJul 4, 2014
This Fourth of July, "Democracy Now!" remembers Frederick Douglass' defiant Independence Day address, read by James Earl Jones during a performance of Howard Zinn’s "Voices of a People’s History of the United States," and the life and legacy of legendary American folk singer Pete Seeger, who died this year at the age of 94. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Bill Boyarsky / TruthdigJan 29, 2014
Edward Snowden was not one of the honored guests at the State of the Union speech Tuesday night. But the whistle-blower’s presence was felt, at least to a small degree. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
Peter Z. Scheer / TruthdigJan 28, 2014
Pete Seeger wasn't one of those legendary performers who made the world a better place with music. He was the original. He was inimitable and unique and indomitable in his mission to bring light to the dark places. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigApr 27, 2012
For proving that love for others, regardless of creed, gender or skin color, is still a powerful force in human affairs, we honor the 40,000 Norwegians who sang out in an Oslo square on Thursday against the violent dogma of mass killer Anders Breivik. They are our Truthdiggers of the Week.For proving that love for others is still a powerful force in human affairs, we honor the 40,000 Norwegians who sang out against violence and dogma as our Truthdiggers of the Week. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
BLANKAug 7, 2009
Now 90 years old, America's exemplary troubadour continues his lifelong project to agitate and organize through song, fulfilling his father's dictum that "Music, as any art, is not an end in itself, but is a means for achieving larger ends."At 90, America's premier troubadour continues his lifelong project to organize and agitate through song. Dig deeper ( 17 Min. Read )
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