Reading Time: 3 minutes Election integrity activists are at odds over whether raising too many concerns about the security of US elections did more harm than good.
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Reading Time: 5 minutes The mainstream media assures us that foreign governments can’t hack the election, and downplays the risk of domestic threats to elections — the possibility that special interests could access voting machines and change votes.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Why did so many people in Russia and its former republic of Kyrgyzstan visit government-affiliated websites in a small Wisconsin county? Were efforts afoot to probe security systems? With a recount in the close election, and questions about whether vote totals could be hacked, this is very interesting.
Reading Time: 22 minutes Author and intel authority James Bamford tries to give an objective analysis of the Russiagate debate, and to put it in the context of the history and reality of intelligence gathering.
Reading Time: 5 minutes Powerful forces in the US and abroad are spending a lot of money and effort on undermining democracy. In 2017, we tried to call them out on it when others were silent.
Reading Time: 16 minutes With post 9/11 banking reforms, banks are becoming an arm of the government — a very muscular arm.
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Reading Time: 2 minutes Usually, international election observers monitor new and struggling democracies, such as Ukraine. Turns out the “struggling democracy” that needs outside monitors is our own.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Old Allies Fighting the New Cold War . On Sept. 5, The Washington Post published a front page story asserting that the Russian government is seeking to undermine American democracy at a crucial time, using unspecified “cybertools” to spread disinformation and chaos that could alter the outcome of the Nov. 8 presidential election. “US intelligence Read More
Reading Time: 16 minutes Bill Browder talks about being on the top of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s most wanted list, his personal safety, and his shock at President Donald Trump’s reaction to Putin’s Helsinki proposal.
Reading Time: 12 minutes Popular author and journalist Sarah Kendzior looks at the many battles ahead to combat voter suppression in 2018.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Early fears that voting machines had been hacked were initially assuaged by assurances that the machines were not connected to the outside world. Now we learn otherwise.
Reading Time: 1 minute The Washington Post recently offered a truly frightening scenario: Russian hackers could try to manipulate the upcoming presidential election. Undoubtedly, readers of the Post were alarmed by this revelation…unless they were also readers of WhoWhatWhy. In that case they will have known about the possibility of Russia hacking the election for a year, which is Read More
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Reading Time: 2 minutes Remember when Hillary Clinton won California ten days ago with a margin of 13 points? Well, the lead is now down to 10% and it’ll probably shrink even more. On election night, Clinton was pronounced the winner with over 1.9 million votes (56%) while Bernie Sanders received 1.5 million votes (43%). In the meantime, however, Read More
Reading Time: 3 minutes Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) is doing everything in his power to make sure that US elections remain vulnerable. He is just the latest Republican to play into Russia’s hands — and he likely won’t be the last.
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