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.
While you are enjoying your Thanksgiving, we hope that you will not forget the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and the protesters gathered there in the cold, in common cause with them.
It’s too early to tell if the Donald Trump era will bring about vindictive acts against political opponents, but it is troubling that his main advocate among foreign heads of state – Russia’s Vladimir Putin – has been accused of just such actions.It was 10 years ago today, Nov. 23, 2006, that former Russian spy Read More
With talk of a Muslim registry heating up, it is worth revisiting how Japanese-Americans were taken from their homes and put in camps during World War II.
We live in a democratic society. Or so we are told. Yet many Americans don’t understand how the Electoral College impedes democracy.
WhoWhatWhy’s founder discusses the US government’s claims that Russian hacking is an attempt to interfere with US elections, as well as the wider use of cyberwarfare by other countries. We’re treading on dangerous ground, and more proof is needed.
In a time of despair, the road to fixing things runs right through the media: our main source for information about what is going on — and why. Here, WhoWhatWhy looks back on our experiment in a different kind of political coverage for the 2016 election.
Manipulating the boundaries of an electoral constituency is a canker at the heart of the political system.
In-person voter fraud is extraordinarily rare. And why would somebody try to steal one vote at a time when they can just fix the result at the source?
Voter suppression is no laughing matter but sometimes humor can help people understand an issue better. Watch John Oliver demolish those who only want the right people to vote.