Reading Time: 2 minutes Assange Loses Internet ; John Bolton’s History of Advocating for War …and More Picks 3/29
Reading Time: 1 minute Scrutiny of Germ-Fighting Chemicals ; Trump Immigration Policy Apparently “Working” …and More Picks for 7/3
Reading Time: 7 minutes The FBI’s role in the presidential election has put a spotlight on the Bureau. A good time for us to turn the investigators into the investigated.
Reading Time: 6 minutes When trying to pursue his dream of a world free of nuclear weapons, President Barack Obama found that some obstacles were too big to overcome — like the giant Bechtel Corporation.
Reading Time: 1 minute Barack Obama’s words, so full of hope and naivete, now seem poignant as we realize how little he was allowed to do by the powers that be.
Reading Time: 1 minute Ethics experts believe the danger is great that Donald Trump and his various global business dealings will run afoul of conflict of interest laws.
Reading Time: 11 minutes Norman Lear writes to WhoWhatWhy — and asks a great question, one we had not thought of before.
Reading Time: 29 minutes More than 50 years after the assassination of JFK, questions of who, what, and why remain unresolved. Despite valiant efforts by a dedicated research community, the obstacles remain formidable. At a recent JFK research conference in Dallas, Russ Baker addressed some of these challenges and how to move forward.
Reading Time: 9 minutes WhoWhatWhy produced some pretty remarkable stuff this year. Here’s a sampling. You might have missed some — but now you can catch up.
Reading Time: 2 minutes How are you celebrating the tenth anniversary of Saddam Hussein’s death? There are plenty of reasons not to be smug about it. Because this “accomplishment” set a pattern for a continuing series of bloody disasters.
Reading Time: 1 minute Tis the season to be jolly! Follow me in merry measure! Yeah, whatever…let’s watch Prescott Bush.
Reading Time: 1 minute In a recent WhoWhatWhy podcast, journalist Sarah Kendzior noted that one of the issues this election has revealed is the growing distrust of institutions, such as the FBI. For new readers, here is a small sampling of our stories on the FBI. They show there is much to be distrustful about.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Debate about how the buildings at Ground Zero came down is common. So what about a real debate? We’re game!
Reading Time: 38 minutes In this hour-long interview, WhoWhatWhy Editor-in-Chief Russ Baker digs deep into the shadowy systemic elements that prevent true democracy.
Reading Time: 21 minutes Russ Baker discusses the release of the infamous ‘“28 pages” that link high-ranking Saudi officials to the 9/11 attacks. But instead of answering all questions, the redacted document raises more.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Our first report from Istanbul
Reading Time: 20 minutes Congress finally released the so-called “28 pages” on Saudi ties to the hijackers that were withheld from the congressional 9/11 report. But there’s other, even more damning evidence, and it is directly linked to the Saudi leadership. We published it back in 2011. Here it is again.
Reading Time: 5 minutes With a military coup unfolding in Turkey, it’s useful to read this piece we published back in May — noting the possibility of a coup and providing context.
Reading Time: 1 minute At a secret meeting at Harvard last month, 150 scientists discussed what it would take to create a synthetic human genome — a key step in a controversial initiative.
Reading Time: 1 minute Most humans will not experience the full effects of climate change for some time. But higher sea levels are already forcing the inhabitants of tiny Pacific islands from their homes.