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The Truth About Jesus

Dec 24, 2016
Every holiday season, we're told to think about Jesus. But how much do we really know about the man? We turn to a religious scholar, the Rev. Madison Shockley, to find out.

The Persecution of Julian Assange

May 6, 2013
By Chris Hedges -- The use of vast global resources against Julian Assange and WikiLeaks presages a dystopian world where anyone who exposes corruption, lies and crimes of power will be branded a terrorist. The use of vast global resources against Julian Assange and WikiLeaks presages a dystopian world where anyone who exposes corruption, lies and crimes of power will be branded a terrorist.

Gore Vidal: His Life and Legacy

Aug 6, 2012
Truthdig was honored to have been the home of the author and iconoclast Gore Vidal since 2006 In addition to publishing a multitude of essays on our site, Vidal participated in a number of interviews on a wide range of subjects, including US elections, Cuba and solar power In a tribute to his memory, and to celebrate his life, we present to you a collection of essays, interviews, photos and stories about the amazing Gore Vidal Truthdig was honored to have been the home of the author and iconoclast Gore Vidal since 2006 .

Inside the Data Mine

Aug 10, 2007
The Bush administration's domestic spying program has depended on the willing participation of America's telecommunications giants, and all but one, Qwest, were willing to comply. Truthdig contributor Onnesha Roychoudhuri investigates the complex world of national security and regulation to find out whether Qwest's extraordinary bad luck in recent years has been more than a coincidence -- and what it means for what's left of your privacy.