Norman Lear writes to WhoWhatWhy — and asks a great question, one we had not thought of before.
Corporate cable news fails to live up to its role as part of the free press. We get lots of opinion but not nearly enough critical information on serious issues. Such negligence gives those in power the sense that they are accountable only to the people who write their checks — and not the public.
The Ft. Lauderdale shooter has something significant in common with other recent perpetrators of violence: he had been previously investigated by the FBI and other agencies. Instead of the usual hand-wringing over “missed opportunities,” maybe it’s time to ask what exactly is going on in these assessments?
The first of a three-part series exploring Iran-Contra and its implications. Part 1 focuses on the Reagan Administration’s secret wars and illegal arms deals exposed in the scandal.
With the confirmation of Sen. Jeff Sessions, the Senate could deal yet another blow to the Voting Rights Act. The Alabama Republican will appear before the Judiciary Committee today.
In this final excerpt, Peter Dale Scott focuses on CIA drug ties into Latin America and shows that, by working with the drug underworld, the national security state also ends up harming….national security.
Outgoing President Barack Obama is leaving his successor with a wide array of tools he used to wage war and obscure the work of the government.
In 2003, Air Marshal Robert MacLean tried to protect the public; he’s been paying for it ever since.
The new House rules changes may seem harmless, but they make the House less transparent and can be used to intimidate citizens and federal workers.
With Donald Trump taking office in two weeks and Congress controlled by a GOP majority with a record of dismissing science, this alarming essay from Peter Dale Scott on the War on Science is more important now than ever before.