During the 1960s anti-war movement, many leftists and Democratic Party leaders could not find common ground. That’s still true today.
The film director talks about how he spent much of his life as a conformist, until something changed.
Vietnam vets and widows are pushing to extend benefits to those stricken with glioblastoma after exposure.
Director Kathryn Bigelow turns the tragic events of July 1967 in Detroit into a tense suspense film.
Two kinds of radicalism emerged in the ’60s: one promoting a more humane idea of security, the other aimed at building a life that transcended the question of security altogether.
In this edition of “Scheer Intelligence,” Truthdig Editor Robert Scheer talks with the documentarian about his film.
Truthdig Editor in Chief Robert Scheer and McGovern discuss the agency's influence during the Vietnam War and the role it now plays in America's perception of Russia. Transcript added.
This four-part series called "Universal Empire" examines the current stage of the neocon takeover of American policy that began after World War II.
The largest mobilization for progressive politics since the Vietnam era offers an opportunity to go beyond treating symptoms and start offering cures for underlying illnesses.