Amid major cracks in the NATO alliance and a violent scramble for the endgame in Syria, five major powers are on a collision course with each other.
There are so many threats to democracy that it is hard to keep track of them all. That is why WhoWhatWhy is launching an Election Integrity News feed that provides an overview of all developments in this crucial area.
Following several days of intense artillery bombardment and air strikes, the Turkish army launched a ground invasion of the Syrian Kurdish canton of Afrin on Monday.WhoWhatWhy reported on the likelihood of such an operation last August. Many experts are now saying what we wrote months ago: that the Turkish operation tests American resolve to bring Read More
In relative obscurity, Congress is about to hand President Donald Trump permanent surveillance powers over US citizens. Most Americans don’t even seem to know how this controversial legislation would affect them. Here is what’s at stake.
Puerto Rico disappeared from the headlines soon after Hurricane Maria devastated the island. But no news isn’t good news in this case. We looked at what experts had to say about the effect of the storm and the ongoing recovery.
Every Sunday WhoWhatWhy cartoonist and Image Editor DonkeyHotey and Politics Editor Klaus Marre bring you insightful, sometimes controversial, and always thought-provoking commentary and opinion. Here are some of our favorites pieces from this year.
With a cocktail, a cup of coffee, or a friend, here are ten of our 2017 podcasts worth catching up with — or hearing again.
Powerful forces in the US and abroad are spending a lot of money and effort on undermining democracy. In 2017, we tried to call them out on it when others were silent.
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 2017.
Decades from now, students and college professors will be studying President Donald Trump’s tweets as part of their political science curriculum. Let that sink in.
The battle of humankind vs. nature might have been a draw this year — with several huge blows to the environment as the planet metaphorically struck back with devastating natural disasters. It is a fight with no winners.