This thing you may not have heard about could just be what saves humanity from extinction.
On the occasion of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, a group of more than 60 prominent American citizens is calling upon Congress to reopen the investigations into the assassinations of President John F. Kennedy, Malcolm X, Martin Luther King Jr., and Senator Robert F. Kennedy.
Turkey spars with US National Security Advisor John Bolton as Russia and Iran emerge the main beneficiaries of a messy American withdrawal from Syria.
During the midterms this year we focused on one of the most bizarre elections in the country. A race for governor where conflict of interest, voter suppression, and partisan shenanigans were just another day in Georgia.
Every Sunday, WhoWhatWhy cartoonist and Image Editor DonkeyHotey and Senior Editor Klaus Marre bring you insightful, sometimes controversial, sometimes hilarious, and always thought-provoking commentary and opinion. Here are some of our favorite pieces from this year.
One of the things that sets WhoWhatWhy apart from other news sites is that nearly all of our articles come with their own artwork. These “panoramas” offer a visual representation of what the stories are about. Here are some of our favorites from 2018.
Trump’s move to pull out of Syria has been called a surrender and a betrayal of allies. Yet it may increase American leverage in an extremely messy situation.
This year WhoWhatWhy spent considerable resources shining a light on election vulnerabilities, and how bad actors both foreign and domestic are trying to undermine our most precious resource, democracy. We think some of these outstanding pieces deserve a second look.
WhoWhatWhy gave you plenty of coverage in 2018, but here’s some stories we feel deserve another look.
Trump’s decision to withdraw from Syria, which has stunned friends and foes alike, brought attention to strategic American vulnerabilities on the ground.
The German banking colossus is back in the news, after German authorities raided its offices Thursday morning as part of a money laundering investigation. We’ve already been looking closely at this bank and its strange relations to Trump, Russia, oligarchs, and more — here’s what we’ve found.
It’s been 55 years since JFK was gunned down in Dallas. Russ Baker and two other well-respected researchers discuss what they’ve learned since then — and what remains in the shadows.
Brian Kemp will be Georgia’s next governor. His opponent, Democratic candidate Stacey Abrams, has now acknowledged this — but that doesn’t mean she thinks it was a fair fight.
While Saudi Arabia’s monarchy often functions like a mob, Turkey’s motivations to keep the Khashoggi story at the top of world headlines are also self-serving.
In majority-minority Hancock County, Georgia, the local election board — dominated by white members — tried to disenfranchise many African American voters and almost got away with it. Where else is this happening?
WhoWhatWhy explains the technical details of how our reporter created the table in WhoWhatWhy’s Election Day coverage of potential voters who have had their ballots rejected or not yet returned. The reporter who created this table, Jordan Wilkie, is not a trained data scientist. While WhoWhatWhy would not publish work they did not have extremely Read More
It is a divisive issue, but some are finding it impossible to get ID from the government — which means their voting rights are being denied.
On Tuesday, millions of Americans will cast their ballots on antiquated machines built when many voters were still in diapers. These machines use software that is even older. They are easy to hack, yet election officials don’t want to recognize that this is a problem.
Over the past few days, NATO heavyweight Turkey has once again bombed the Syrian Kurdish forces who have been key to the effort to defeat the Islamic State, just as the jihadists launched a desperate counterattack in Syria, killing up to 70 pro-American forces. Turkey has long been accused of directly or indirectly propping up Read More
State lawmakers are trying to stack the deck against their opponents — and closing polling places is an extremely effective course of action.