The “Brexit” campaign (British+Exit from the EU) achieved a previously unimaginable upset. The “Leave” vote won even after a politician’s murder temporarily silenced the slurs and immigrant-bashing.
A WhoWhatWhy analysis of Trump rallies shows a pronounced lack of diversity and provides further evidence that the presumptive GOP nominee has a steep hill to climb to attract minority voters.
While the media focused on photo-ops during Barack Obama’s trips to Europe and Asia, the president tried to cement his legacy with trade deals that please only multinationals.
Funny and frightfully true observations on elections, politicians, and voters, by such characters as George Carlin, Jon Stewart, Woody Allen, P.J. O’Rourke, and even Joseph Stalin. (A slightly shorter version was published by WhoWhatWhy last August.)
While many concerns have been raised about the way the Panama Papers investigation has been handled, there has been little actual evidence of objectionable actions on the part of the ICIJ — until now.
If Bayer completes its takeover of Monsanto, it would become a company with Orwellian control over how we grow our food and what we eat.
Students across the country are pressuring their universities to stop investing in fossil fuels. Here’s a scorecard of their successes so far.
A mainstream narrative is quickly taking shape, as it did following the Boston Marathon bombing. In this week’s podcast Russ Baker begins to ask the questions that will lead to a deeper understanding of events in Orlando.
Sexual violence is endemic in unexpected places on college campuses, not just in “jock” environments like fraternities — and administrators aren’t doing enough to stop it.
Donald Trump talks a lot about winning but he runs a campaign that almost seems intended to fail — and wreak havoc on the GOP in the process. Could he be helping an unpopular Hillary Clinton more if he tried?
The battle for ad dollars and pageviews has become a race to the bottom, in which being first is more important than being correct. Please bear with us as we are once again going against the grain.
Fifty years ago, the Supreme Court issued its landmark Miranda decision. But many Americans still don’t know their rights. Here is a primer.
There have been many near misses involving nukes that could easily have started World War III. Here are some hair-raising stories — the ones we know about.
Alejandro Aravena, winner of the prestigious 2016 Pritzker Prize, explains his exciting solution to the housing problem: “participatory design.”
John West was asked separately by both his parents to help them end their lives. His story tells us a lot about the moral questions surrounding assisted suicide and why it is such a hard topic for families to discuss.