Reading Time: 1 minute FBI and CIA Targeting Employee as Wikileaks Source ; Trump’s White House to Keep Security Logs Secret …and More Picks for 4/20
Reading Time: 2 minutes Trump’s Anti-Semitism Claims Run Deeper ; Trump’s SCOTUS Pick Sides with Big Business, Big Donors, and Big Bosses … and more Picks for 2/22.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Israeli Forces Go After Homes and Schools ; Kushner Critics CNN to Its Boss: Time Warner … and more Picks for 2/21.
Reading Time: 1 minute Scientist’s March? ; Trump’s First Round of Disaster Capitalism ; Super Rich Prep for Doomsday …and More Picks
Reading Time: 1 minute Obama’s Send Off to Syria ; Trump Effect in Netherlands ; Site Develops ‘Religious Imposition Law’ Tracker …and More Picks
Reading Time: 2 minutes CIA Declassifies 12M Pages ; Myanmar Erupts – ISIS Comes In ; World Elites Look to Close Down Populism …and More Picks
Reading Time: 1 minute Panda Off Endangered Species List ; NYC’s Chinatown Wars ; Cuba’s Censored Texts …and More Picks
Reading Time: 1 minute Biggest Complainers About Government are Biggest Beneficiaries ; Preacher Escapes Trial Via ‘The Rapture’ ; Brexit’s Architect Joins Trump on Campaign Trail…and More Picks
Reading Time: 2 minutes Is ‘Frexit’ Next for EU?, Trump’s Pivot Left, Obama’s Possible Conflict of Interest, and More Picks
Reading Time: 2 minutes Sanders’ Antidote to Right-Wing Extremism, TPP Expected to Have Last-Minute Push, Killing of Pregnant Afghan Woman ‘OK’d’ by Pentagon, and More Picks
Reading Time: 16 minutes The Secret Service cordon around President Obama is looking more like a sieve after two security breaches in as many days. The most serious one involved a former soldier getting into the front door. He’d already been stopped outside the White House a month before—carrying a hatchet. Is he another “lone nut” to be dismissed reflexively or a sign of something else?
Reading Time: 2 minutes WhoWhatWhy Editor-in-Chief Russ Baker is speaking at two conferences marking the 50th anniversary of the Warren Commission Report on the assassination of John F. Kennedy. Read on for details about the Sept. 27 appearances, and what Russ is going to be talking about.
Reading Time: 2 minutes An initiative to solve the mystery of the 9/11 collapse of World Trade Center Building 7 leapt over a big obstacle this week. New York City conceded that the High-Rise Safety Initiative has enough signatures to put a measure to investigate all high-rise building collapses since 9/11 on the ballot. But one more challenge still must be met.
Reading Time: 2 minutes When authors like these gather for lunch, you can be sure deep politics is on the menu.
Reading Time: 11 minutes In this repost of a story we first ran last year, Douglas Lucas and Russ Baker examined exclusively obtained documents that suggest CIA Director David Petraeus may have been given a push to start his fall from grace. A relevant story now, given where the general has landed on his feet.
Reading Time: 1 minute WhoWhatWhy’s Russ Baker talks with Stocks and Jocks radio’s Kevin Riordan and Kathy Dervin about how the brewing Iraq crisis should be no surprise to anyone—least of all the government. Tune in to the wide-ranging interview to hear Russ go deep on topics like the JFK assassination, the Boston Marathon Bombing, and the pattern that ties all American wars together
Reading Time: 1 minute WhoWhatWhy’s Russ Baker joins Guillermo Jimenez of Traces of Reality Radio to analyze the killing of Ibragim Todashev by FBI Agent Aaron McFarlane and other strange elements of the official story about the Boston Marathon Bombing.
Reading Time: 1 minute It’s time for some Monday morning philosophy, and a question: Do you find yourself occasionally doubting the intelligence of your political opposites? You wouldn’t be unusual—but you may also be wrong. In a world that spits political bombast like chewing tobacco, is it possible that the “other guy” is as helpful as you are?
Reading Time: 1 minute TV journalist Emily Rooney recently interviewed WhoWhatWhy’s Russ Baker about “Danny,” the mysterious carjacking victim in the Boston Marathon case. A point-by-point breakdown of big discrepancies Baker uncovered during an exclusive investigation of Danny’s story.
Reading Time: 1 minute A fracking well explodes, killing a worker, and a fire burns for days. Read Chevron’s nifty solution for the neighbors.