Many young black activists say they prefer the capitalism-challenging radical to the Nobel Prize-winning pacifist to whom they were introduced as children.
Stewart and Poynter, a couple with a long history of fighting for human rights, explain how things have changed since the political activism of the 1960s and ’70s.
As Obama must know, the role of social movements and many activists is to "speak truth to power,” to chant “more, more, more,” and not to stop until the job is done.
The "Commemorative King," the "Therapeutic King," the "Conservative King" and the "Commodified King." Each of them “competes for our attention," though they represent a vision of the man that “he himself would not have recognized,” writes history professor Thomas J. Sugrue.
In light of the latest terrorist attacks in Paris, we take a look back at an interview with CIA whistleblower John Kiriakou, who singled out Saudi Arabia for its role in creating radical extremism in the Middle East.
In two far-reaching interviews on the "Soap Box" with Eric Poulin, the social philosopher Henry Giroux defines establishment liberals by their persistent failure to address the obvious -- that capitalism and democracy are not the same thing.
The British prime minister has drawn criticism from civil liberties groups that claim the ban on "extremists" could be adapted to cover anyone, including protesters the government disagrees with.
A careful look at the Gospels may offer a picture of the original Easter message that is more startling than the theme of lilies, chocolate and eternal salvation that prevails today, writes Brandon Ambrosino in The Boston Globe.
Truthdig columnist Chris Hedges channeled his solemn, sermonic style at Stony Point, N.Y., on Saturday at a dinner inaugurating the Anne Barstow and Tom Driver Award for Excellence in Nonviolent Direct Action in Retirement.
War -- on the battlefield, for oil, in our minds. Truthdig columnist Chris Hedges and editorial cartoonist Mr. Fish tell a University of Connecticut audience about their dealings with our civilization's war against itself in all its ugly forms.Truthdig columnist Chris Hedges and editorial cartoonist Mr. Fish talk about their dealings with our civilization's war against itself in all its ugly forms.