Russ Baker

Dylann Storm Roof wore apartheid-era badges and announced his intentions on social media. Photo Credit: Facebook

RussRant: No “Insanity Defense” for US Obsession with Guns

The South Carolina church shootings are no anomaly. Americans are senselessly gunned down—at a rate of 30 per day (excluding suicides and accidents). Gun advocates who want no meaningful restrictions, ostensibly to protect themselves, put all of us at risk. Yet those advocating universal disarmament are not practical. But here’s a third way.

What will a third Bush presidency mean for the US? Photo credit: SBoyd / Wikimedia, DoD photo, PD / Wikimedia, Gage Skidmore / Flickr

RadioRuss in Denver: America’s Shameful Secrets

WhoWhatWhy Founder and Editor-in-Chief Russ Baker talks about US and world history, GroupThink, propaganda, disinformation, war, profits, bank failures and other crimes, scandals that destroy those who defy the system, and the role of the Bush clan in it all—with popular Denver radio host Peter Boyles. Some context as a third Bush contests the White House.

Why were the Tsarnaev brothers in this surveillance video?

Why We Fight With the Pen

The Boston Marathon bombing and trial has not been covered responsibly by the media, which has allowed the case to proceed and the trial to near its end with many important questions unanswered and unexplored.