This year’s Truthdig Originals cover a wide range of topics, from to subjugation by corporations and creative ideas for addressing climate change to elections and uprisings all over the world. Click on the title to read the full story.
Corporate dictatorships, under the ruling ideology of neoliberalism and libertarianism, have stripped away the rights of employees.
When people have had enough, they meet force with resistance and resilience.
Conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan rage on with no end in sight. Our delusion was believing they were ever rational, winnable or meaningful.
Now that growing industrial hemp is legal nationwide, the miracle crop could solve many of our environmental, health and socioeconomic troubles in one fell swoop.
Despite its rhetoric and appearance of diversity, the Democratic Party is deeply complicit in the nation’s structural and institutional racism.
The congresswoman makes it clear that she doesn’t agree with the paper’s take on her career moves.
As regional powers backslide and Donald Trump looms, one nation offers a popular, progressive alternative. A dispatch from Buenos Aires.
As the daughter of Iranian and Mexican immigrants, the president’s racist attacks on four congresswomen of color have struck me to my core.
John Robert is the newest swing vote, but he’s still a conservative. And if Trump is reelected, the GOP will likely get a sixth justice.
He portrays his audience at the Israeli American Council’s National Summit as money-hungry villains, calling them “not nice people at all.”
A recent Washington Post feature lays bare the prejudices of our political press and its denial about how American society actually works.
Despite the establishment’s best efforts, progressive issues are dominating the conversation—just look at the Democratic primaries.
America’s homelessness problem is in plain view around the nation but conspicuously absent on the campaign trail.
The Black Panther and civil rights leader pledged to “fight racism with solidarity.” The struggle against capitalism he championed lives on.
The 32nd president understood how to leverage the popular will. Progressive candidates would be wise to embrace brand of his politics.
Lesbians Are a Target of Male Violence the World Over
By JULIE BINDEL
In many countries, they have won legislative equality. But the grim reality is that they still have reason to fear for their safety.
In the Dec. 12 general election, the U.K. had to decide between a humane future or an ethnonationalist lurch toward the right.
A recent Wall Street Journal exposé arouses a familiar sense of dread about Silicon Valley companies and privacy.
The 70-year-old alliance has been fraying since the collapse of the Soviet Union. Donald Trump’s presidency may finish it off altogether.
Jackie Lacey, who oversees the largest prosecutorial office in the nation, has a pattern of neglecting black, brown and poor Angelenos.Print