In a perfect world, politicians would listen to experts and heed their advice when making decisions for the benefit of everybody. In the US, however, the GOP has waged a war on science for many years. Are scientists finally fighting back?
What WhoWhatWhy has been telling you for years is now being corroborated. In an explosive new book, journalist Michele McPhee deconstructs the government’s official narrative on the Boston Marathon bombing. We talk with her about what she found and what it all means.
People are protesting Trump, but to what end? If protest is just directed at a person and not a policy, is it any good for the country and does old style grassroots protest even have a place today? Longtime grassroots political organizer L.A. Kauffman discusses this and more.
Is Michael Flynn guilty of violating the Logan Act, and if so, does it matter? He may have broken another, more important law.
WhoWhatWhy’s investigation of how the FBI may not be in a position to reveal all it knows about Donald Trump’s Russia connections caused quite a splash. Find out why it matters and get a behind-the-scenes look in this interview with two of the story’s authors.
Just because a country’s leader has been elected by the people does not mean that he or she will adhere to democratic principles once in power. In these cases, as illustrated by recent examples in Turkey and India, the populace and media must try to hold them to account before it is too late.
Bill Browder, an American financier formerly operating in Russia, provides an in-depth look at what we should have been afraid of for a long time.
Geert Wilders, the Dutch Donald Trump, may get as much as 20 percent of the vote, but he will not be able to form a government.
John Kiriakou was a 15-year CIA veteran before he exposed its torture program. Today he analyzes an agency unchecked by oversight and whose power is underestimated by the Trump administration.
The vast majority of victims of modern wars are civilians. Risks of violence and even death force them to become refugees seeking safe haven. The refusal to recognize their plight only prolongs their suffering.
The technology of surveillance has outpaced the law and oversight. How far will it go? And what can we do about it?