Although Hurricane Maria's death toll in Puerto Rico rivals that of the 9/11 attacks, the response to the two events has been dramatically different.
It’s not an accident that many students arrive at college with little understanding of U.S. history or knowledge of how their government works. The good news is that they want to learn.
Researchers are learning that those joining armed groups in the Middle East and Africa do so because U.S. and allied forces are “fighting them there.”
For the most part, the damage won’t come from hijacked jets. It will come from an atmosphere made toxic by our burning of fossil fuels.
If you want to know where Donald Trump came from, don’t look to reality TV or Twitter. Look someplace far more improbable: Iraq.
Truthdig Editor in Chief Robert Scheer and his team sat down with peace activist Frank Dorrel to discuss how we can strengthen the peace movement.
What a difference 28 pages can make -- especially when they are a recently declassified portion of the 2002 congressional inquiry, chaired by Graham, into the horrific events of Sept. 11, 2001. (Pictured, then-President George W. Bush with a Saudi diplomat.)
The former EPA chief regrets misleading the public about the air quality after the New York terrorist attacks. Her apology leaves some doubting her sincerity.
The renewed patriotism and commitment we felt 15 years ago has decayed, sullied by jingoism, xenophobia and paranoid fantasies about race and religion.