Chris Hedges / Truthdig and Mr. FishJun 3, 2018
The famed sociologist saw what most white intellectuals could not: the savage nature of an American empire intent on suppressing and exploiting people of color in the U.S. and across the world. Dig deeper ( 8 Min. Read )
Eric Ortiz / TruthdigOct 11, 2016
Muslims were a polarizing subject in the United States long before the 2016 presidential race. In this 1963 interview, the civil rights leader discussed the nature of Islam and power of propaganda. Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
Alexander Reed Kelly / TruthdigMar 16, 2016
Our forebears were less depressed and anxious than we are today, sociologist Jean Twenge concludes after studying the frequency of symptoms associated with these conditions. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
By Henry A. Giroux / Disrupt(ED)Feb 8, 2016
The spaces of retreat from public life occupy too many institutions of higher education, which have been transformed into dead zones of the imagination mixed with a kind of brutalizing defense of their own decaying postures and search for status and profits. Dig deeper ( 9 Min. Read )
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The original research of the erudite sociologist, who died Nov. 30, showed that the subjugation of women in Muslim societies has no basis in the Quran and other Islamic scriptures. "Islam was not sent from heaven to foster egotism and mediocrity," she wrote. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
Alexander Reed Kelly / TruthdigJun 12, 2015
In “The Happiness Industry,” English sociologist and economist William Davies examines the nefarious effects of the “science and measurement" practices that some bosses are using to influence their employees’ sense of happiness. Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
Alexander Reed Kelly / TruthdigMar 7, 2015
China’s leading advocate of one-night stands, sadomasochist sex, the decriminalization of pornography and the legalization of same-sex marriage has announced that her partner of 17 years is a transgender man. The reaction has been overwhelmingly supportive. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
By Henry A. Giroux, TruthoutOct 18, 2014
Those who fight against neoliberalism must not settle for reforming a system that is as broken as it is dangerous. Any viable, transformative struggle will need a boldly democratic vision; durable, longstanding organizations; and strategies that make politics meaningful. Dig deeper ( 15 Min. Read )
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