Chris Hedges / Truthdig and Mr. FishApr 16, 2018
In an interview, Mark Rudd looks back with regret on his advocacy of violence as a young radical, and he offers up some advice for today’s activists: “The thing about nonviolence is that it works.” Dig deeper ( 12 Min. Read )
Alexander Reed Kelly / TruthdigOct 24, 2016
Left-wing activist Tom Hayden, who died Sunday at age 76, once recounted his reluctant transformation from journalist to activist after an encounter with Martin Luther King Jr. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
BLANKMay 8, 2009
Forty years after he helped destroy SDS, Mark Rudd condemns his role in Weatherman as "the greatest single mistake of my life … a historical crime." How did it happen and what did it mean? Why did peaceful protest give way to violent resistance? What lessons are to be learned from the failure to spurn the seductions of charismatic cults? Dig deeper ( 11 Min. Read )
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