On the eve of the first anniversary of the deadly violence in Virginia, and a day before a new white nationalist rally in Washington, D.C., Truthdig is reposting Michael Nigro's acclaimed photo essay of the 2017 demonstration. He was the first person struck by an automobile driven into the crowd there.
The young woman captured international attention last year when she was filmed striking Israeli military members after learning that her 15-year-old cousin had been shot by soldiers.
The rare example of an activist politician able to work effectively from within the American political system, Dellums distinguished himself by taking strong stances about divisive issues in America and on the global stage.
In a segment from her Netflix series, she riffs on the idea of a fictional campaign in which wannabe agents explain what the agency means to them.
“I’ll be the happiest woman in the world,” said Jimena’s mother, Cindy Madrid, as she prepared for the moment. “It’s been very painful to be apart.”
American organizers legitimize Andriy Parubiy, the speaker of Ukraine’s parliament, who is at the heart of the extremism plaguing his country.
A plan to alter the 2020 census threatens immigrant communities and countless Americans. It must be stopped.
Though new CIA Director Gina Haspel just made it through the vetting process on Capitol Hill, Hedges and "On Contact" guest Kiriakou are not about to drop the subject of the agency's recent history of torture, in which Haspel allegedly played a role.
Hosted by the Poor People's Campaign, a group of artists and activists shares songs, artwork and cultural stories of racism and poverty in America.
"Sooner or later, we will enter our lands, and we will free it, and we will kick the occupiers out of our land," said Abu Mohammed about the Great March of Return.