The new film tells the story of social justice icon Dolores Huerta. Truthdig sat down for a conversation with her and director Peter Bratt.
Documentary shows the rise of civil rights activism in Ferguson, Mo., after Michael Brown’s killing by police in 2014.
The path to a more peaceful world begins by universalizing resistance to militarism.
Many on the left are balking at pushing for Donald Trump’s impeachment because of the prospect of a President Pence. But that shouldn’t stop them.
On April 4, 1967, in a historic speech at Riverside Church in New York City, the civil rights leader denounced the Vietnam War and called for a global peace movement.
The two activists shared a platform on Dec. 4 in New York, where they joined Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Democracy Now!
Americans lack organized labor movements and a ruling class that feels even slightly obligated to protect workers and the poor, cultural critic Henry Giroux (pictured) tells Paul Jay of The Real News Network.
Outside the Democratic National Convention, Truthdig columnist Sonali Kolhatkar spoke with the retired officer about social justice and his political activism. Outside the Democratic National Convention, Truthdig columnist Sonali Kolhatkar spoke with the retired officer about social justice and his political activism.
Every one of the 85,000 political posters at the Center for the Study of Political Graphics tells a story you won’t find in standard history books.
Over 10 Years Later, George Carlin's Comments on the American System Are as Haunting as Ever (Video)
In this stand-up routine from 2005, the late comedian and social critic explains the way our country works and why most politicians make little impact.