Dick Russell, Author at WhoWhatWhy

Posts by Dick Russell

Rex Tillerson

Will ExxonMobil Fool Us Again?

Reading Time: 10 minutes Enlightening excerpt from Dick Russell’s ‘Horsemen of the Apocalypse: The Men Who Are Destroying Life on Earth’ — a cynical tale about how Big Oil deceived the public.

Watts: Another Flint?

Reading Time: 8 minutes The billion-dollar redevelopment of a housing project in the South Los Angeles community of Watts raises disturbing questions about lead contamination in the soil, air, and water — and how Latino and African American children are already suffering the impacts.

CIA, FBI, JFK, gears

The JFK Files: New Light on Oswald and Mexico City

Reading Time: 8 minutes The mainstream media has been focusing on the well-worn narrative that Lee Harvey Oswald allegedly traveled to Mexico City and paid visits to the Soviet and Cuban consulates some months before the assassination of JFK. Was he secretly working for the communists, or is the media missing the real story?

Rex Tillerson

The Man Who Called Donald Trump a “Moron”

Reading Time: 7 minutes Rex Tillerson has reportedly called Donald Trump a “moron.” But what epithet might apply to Rex Tillerson? For many years, Tillerson headed ExxonMobil, a company that obfuscated what it knew about climate change — to the detriment of the planet.

Keystone XL Pipeline

Environmental Groups and States Go to War With Trump

Reading Time: 2 minutes On March 24, President Trump signed an executive order to forge ahead with the Keystone XL oil pipeline that had been scotched by Obama in 2015. This is the deal to send tons of dirty tar sands Koched-up oil from Canada across 1,200 miles of the US to Gulf Coast refineries. Already, Nebraska residents are Read More