At Saturday's Inaugurate the Resistance event in Washington, D.C., the 2016 presidential candidate, the American Indian activist and the law professor discussed nonviolent action and the importance of grass-roots movements.
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.)
But "the very fact that this race was competitive sent a powerful message to the corrupt political establishment," said a representative of a grass-roots anti-corruption group.
The former head of the Democratic National Committee and her challenger in Florida's 23rd District primary clash in an illuminating debate broadcast by a Miami TV station.
Tim Canova explains why he complained to the Federal Election Commission over information found in DNC emails and says Depression-era types of public investment could bring general prosperity to Americans.
Truthdig sat down with special guest Narda Zacchino and discussed what the once "failed state" of California can teach the rest of the United States.
The Democratic presidential nominee appeared beside the embattled congresswoman the same day Bernie Sanders urged supporters to donate to her progressive opponent, Tim Canova.
Schultz, the Democratic National Committee chairwoman, has not faced a significant challenge to her Florida congressional seat since she arrived on Capitol Hill in 2005. But Canova has already changed that.
In his endorsement of Tim Canova for Congress, Sanders also said that Wasserman Schultz "would not be reappointed chair of the DNC" if he were elected president.