The Truthdig editor in chief discusses different points in history in which U.S. officials selectively leaked information to newspapers.
In the first of a two-part conversation, the two intellectuals discuss the shift in the U.S. and U.K. in the late 1970s toward neoliberalism, an ideology that Chomsky (pictured) says claims to increase freedom while actually increasing tyranny.
The former Roman Catholic priest, who died Jan. 20, was the only American to renounce the Medal of Honor.
The GOP front-runner has adopted the worst aspects of traditional Republicanism—the implicit racism, the nationalism, the embracing of the rich and their goals—and added even more poisonous ingredients.
Recently declassified documents make it clear that the brutal Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet ordered the car-bomb killing of Chile's former Foreign Minister Orlando Letelier near the White House in 1976. However, an important question remains.
Bush, who has been flat in the polls, has a particular need: to shift a Donald Trump-saturated discussion of who is the most flamboyant personality toward a conversation about which Republicans might plausibly be president of the United States.
Alex Kozinski, a Reagan-appointed California judge, explains why Americans need to open their eyes and realize that the U.S. justice system is far from just.
The "Last Week Tonight" host makes the compelling case for not only getting rid of mandatory minimum prison sentences for drug offenses, but for passing legislation that would allow existing prisoners to apply to have their sentences reduced retroactively.
What everyone should remember about the agreement's most prominent foes is something they will never mention: their own shameful record in promoting our very worst foreign policy mistake since Vietnam.
President Obama was a long way from being ebullient about Iran at his news conference Wednesday. But like Ronald Reagan, he's willing to take a chance on the idea that reaching our goals through negotiation can be wiser than the alternatives.