Reading Time: 2 minutes As long as Hillary Clinton keeps talking about the 2016 election, Democrats won’t be able to focus on 2018. She should take the difficult step out of the spotlight.
Reading Time: 2 minutes By turning his announcement of the decision to pull out of the Paris climate agreement into a spectacle, President Donald Trump needlessly (further) irked the countries that think climate change is real — i.e. all of them other than Syria.
Reading Time: 3 minutes If you want to design your state laws so that they suppress the African-American vote, don’t use North Carolina as a model.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Overshadowed by the never-ending stream of news generated by President Donald Trump, the FCC began the process of overturning Obama-era net neutrality rules. It’s time to pay attention!
Reading Time: 4 minutes Voter suppression works, but President Donald Trump’s new election integrity commission is unlikely to do anything about the problem…especially because it is chaired by a prominent architect of voter suppression laws. But we have some ideas that would help.
Reading Time: 4 minutes President Donald Trump’s ineptitude and GOP congressional dysfunction could help Republicans hold on to power in 2018.
Reading Time: 2 minutes As the nightmare of George Orwell’s 1984 becomes reality in slow motion, there may be a silver lining. It turns out that the people have some powerful surveillance tools of their own.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Congress rolled back Obama era protections against suspicionless drug testing. The targets of these programs are always those less fortunate and not the people making millions off the government.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Thanks in part to WhoWhatWhy’s own reporting, there is a renewed focus on the relationship between Team Trump and Russia. In light of many unanswered questions, this scrutiny is well deserved.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Our current national leaders consider desperate people who risked their lives by crossing burning deserts in search of a better future to be criminals. But would deporting them be committing a worse crime?