The viciousness of the Trump administration and the cruelty imposed by neoliberalism mutually inform each other.
The ongoing support of capital punishment belies this country’s claim to having moved past the primitive stage of human development.
Rachel Kushner's new novel set in a women's prison brims with morally tainted characters who are also victims of repressive and dehumanizing incarceration.
Truthdig columnist Chris Hedges, drawing on history and his own experience, outlines how to effectively oppose the Trump regime.
In a stinging dissent, Bernette Johnson calls her colleagues' decision to uphold the verdict “outrageous” and “ridiculous.”
Playwright Bryonn Bain, who turned his own harrowing experiences into a one-man dramatic production, joins director Gina Belafonte for a Truthdig interview.
Even when off the set, the director of "13th" and "Selma" regularly addresses issues of political injustice.