From politicians who went against the grain to activists who risked their lives for a cause, our most popular Truthdiggers serve as a reminder to stand up for justice in the face of adversity. (Pictured here, David Archambault II, tribal chairman of the Standing Rock Indian Reservation in North Dakota and a leader in the Dakota Access pipeline fight.)
"Brazil has only emerged from dictatorship some 30 years ago and these events could set back the country's progress towards social and economic inclusion by decades." (Pictured, Klein and Stone.)"Brazil has only emerged from dictatorship some 30 years ago and these events could set back the country's progress towards social and economic inclusion by decades." (Pictured, Klein and Stone.)
Kate McKinnon plays an anxious and desperately ingratiating Hillary Clinton on "Saturday Night Live" in the lead-up to next week's crucial New York primary.
In an interview with Chris Hayes, the Academy Award-winning actress denounced the premise that Hillary Clinton would represent people over her big-money backers as "naive and egotistical."
Susan Sarandon is known for rousing the rabble, both onscreen and off, and she has infused her public persona with her politics in a way that has made her a celebrity spokeswoman for a certain brand of lefty sensibility and a lightning rod for the right She does give the impression (more) .
If Sunday's concert extravaganza, featuring such boldfaced musical acts as U2 (channeling U2 from 25 years ago), Stevie Wonder and Mary J. Blige, didn't provide enough glitz for one inaugural bash, several dozen of their celebrity peers are following the spotlight to Washington, D.C., to join in the festivities.
Of all the people to show up on Tuesday at his usual polling location only to find that his name wasn't on the register, it had to be actor/director/Hollywood Liberal™ Tim Robbins.