In our process of reporting on the ongoing recount efforts across multiple states, WhoWhatWhy wanted to take a closer look at just how feasible a hand recount actually is for an election. We were fortunate to receive insight from Virginia Martin, who has experience with the process as the Democratic Commissioner for the Columbia County Read More
The Michigan State Board of Canvassers adjourned a Friday morning meeting without reaching a decision on a request by the campaign of President-elect Donald Trump. The board deadlocked 2-2 along party lines. But this hasn’t stopped plans for a recount.
Republicans control 25 out of 50 Attorneys General, 31 out of 50 Secretaries of State, and 69 out of 99 State Legislative bodies. This shaped the election — and it might be shaping the recount.
Donald Trump won Michigan by a mere 10,704 votes out of 4.8 million. Under the circumstances a recount seems reasonable. But Trump, who himself warned of likely vote fraud, now objects to an inspection of the results.
Three Wisconsin counties with huge, unexpected shifts to Trump are not hand-counting some or all of their paper ballots — though they could if they wanted.
Yes there is a problem with totally fake news. But the mainstream media, in creating a panic about that problem, ignores a fundamental issue: much of its own content, while superficially “accurate,” is often spin and manipulation itself.
With real election reform in the US seemingly stuck in neutral, WhoWhatWhy asked the relevant questions of what’s at play. These election integrity professionals weigh in.
Experts insist that a full manual recount is the only way to ensure that the Wisconsin result is correct. A judge and election officials seem to agree … but the judge was unable to order it due in part to state law, and it might still not take place across the state, unless the public demands it.
Part 3. Castro focuses on the smoldering rage Cuban exiles felt because of President Kennedy’s unforgivable desire for a peaceful co-existence with Cuba.
Everyone, from Donald Trump to Jill Stein, is questioning whether something is fishy about the vote totals in the presidential election. We aim to take a deeper look at alleged irregularities.
Part 2. Castro talks about the initial reactions in the US to the assassination, and how reactionary forces took advantage of the event to unleash a state of anti-Soviet and anti-Cuban hysteria.
Peter Kornbluh, a renowned Cuba policy expert talks about what happens next. If Trump has not learned the lessons of history, it can go very badly.
Part 1: Castro describes the ultra-right wing, imperialist forces he believed were behind the Kennedy assassination.
Will Fidel Castro’s death ring in a new era with regard to US-Cuba relations? One thing is certain: The embargo of the small island nation has not resulted in the desired regime change — just hardships for its population.
While shocking to some, the treatment of Native Americans in North Dakota is entirely consistent with US government policy to disregard the concerns of “Indians” whenever necessary — in particular if they stand in the way of businessmen making a buck.