WhoWhatWhy Staff

Fireworks, White House

When Patriotism Goes Awry

It’s Independence Day, and Americans celebrate their country’s 241st birthday with pride. But patriotism can be manipulated to further destructive ends.

Mahatma Gandhi, Martin Luther King

Political Violence Is Never the Answer

A senseless act of violence has left a US Congressman in critical condition and others injured. We pause to remember the admonition of Martin Luther King, Jr. that non-violence is both morally superior and the most powerful means for making change happen.

Jacqueline Kennedy, John Kennedy

Classic Who: JFK in His Own Words

John F. Kennedy would have turned 100 today and we can only imagine how he would feel about the current president. There might be a few clues in the following excerpts, which display Kennedy’s wit, perception, and originality.

Signing of the Constitution

Is the Constitutional Right to Vote a Myth?

The US Constitution is a treasured document to many, but it is not perfect. Whereas other countries explicitly lay out the right to vote in their constitutions, it is conspicuously absent from the US version. Unfortunately Americans are still living with the results today.

Menu
[gravityform id="3" title="false" description="true"]
  • WHAT ELSE CAN WE UNCOVER? FUND US TO KEEP US DIGGING DEEP!

    Help us continue investigating the Trump Election.


    Donate to WhoWhatWhy Now