The Eternal Rebel: Ronnie Kasrils

Jun 24, 2013
A white warrior against apartheid who dedicated his life to the African National Congress is now assailing the ruling party for its failure to wrest economic power from a tiny elite and place it in the majority's hands His story resonates far beyond South Africa A white warrior against apartheid is now assailing the African National Congress party for its failed economic policies.
Join our newsletter Stay up to date with the latest from Truthdig. Join the Truthdig Newsletter for our latest publications.

Rise Up or Die

May 20, 2013
We must either defy the corporate state or accept our extinction as a species We have been stripped of the power to express dissent or effect change Rebellion is the only way to remain fully human.

They Weren’t All the Queen’s Men

Jan 26, 2012
Many would consider being knighted or otherwise honored by England’s royals a dream come true. But more than 200 rebellious Brits have declined or returned the honor, refusing to hand their names and legacies over to rulers seeking to bolster their own dubious reputations. John Lennon and authors Roald Dahl and C.S. Lewis are on that list.