Reading Time: 1 minute In this brief interview, RT asks Russ Baker about the situation in Syria, plus what can be done about war-zone journalists in danger—and gets an unexpected answer.
Reading Time: 6 minutes President Obama’s nominee for the next CIA director has a long and foggy relationship with the truth. He’s presided over a number of matters that just don’t add up, but that scored political points—perfect topics for Senate confirmation hearings. A really brave senator would be rubbing his or her hands together in anticipation.
Reading Time: 1 minute In this interview with host Pat Thurston on the popular San Francisco-based KGO, Russ discusses less publicized aspects of George HW Bush’s life, makes new enemies over guns, explains why timing is everything in the news business, and laments the media’s failure to level with the public over Syria. Plus more.
Reading Time: 2 minutes This year’s top 25 stories that went unreported by the mainstream media
Reading Time: 1 minute A note on thanksgiving
Reading Time: 7 minutes You may not have seen the “Irina” video. But millions have. Could this criticism of Obama on Israel, Iran and terrorism itself be a dirty trick with a hidden, unrelated purpose? See what you think.
Reading Time: 1 minute RT’s Abby Martin interviews Russ about a recent WhoWhatWhy article on the incredible shrinking choices in national politics—and what can be done to reverse the trend.
Reading Time: 1 minute RadioRuss: Interviewed by the folks at Radio Litopia, London. Mostly on his book Family of Secrets, but also about power, history, and current events.
Reading Time: 1 minute Friends don’t let friends continue to believe there’s no climate change when they could simply show them Chasing Ice. This is not only the most powerful visual evidence of global catastrophe, it’s also one of the most disarmingly beautiful and riveting films you may ever see. Here’s a preview: opens around the US in November.
Reading Time: 1 minute We all know that the health care situation in America cannot continue as is. It is totally untenable. To get the discussion started about concrete steps we can take, as a society and as individuals, there’s the new documentary Escape Fire: The Fight to Rescue American Healthcare.
TVWHO: Russ Baker on RT about Obama’s UN Speech, the death of the US ambassador, the inflammatory video, and more.
Reading Time: 1 minute WHO’s Russ Baker on Obama’s statements about the inflammatory anti-Islam video, the death of the US ambassador, freedom of speech, and more. (Comments cut short by technical difficulties, but you get a bit…)
Reading Time: 1 minute Russ Baker interviewed on KFUN Las Vegas, NM, about mineral deposits in Afghanistan and what those may have had to do with initial decision to invade that country; also state of the media, the consequences of consumerism and uncontrolled growth, presidential priorities and the differences between the candidates (what ways they are and are not so different.)
Reading Time: 1 minute We ran this last year, and you loved it. Enjoy your weekend.
Reading Time: 1 minute Russ Baker and comedian David Feldman have a pretty serious conversation about pretty serious stuff.
Reading Time: 1 minute In this classic bit from early 90s, the comedian/commentator Bill Hicks weighs in on the First Gulf War, George HW Bush, manipulating the masses, and more.
Reading Time: 1 minute Russ Baker interviewed by Jay Taylor on our hidden history—the big picture you are not getting in the convention coverage. Find out why neither the Democrats nor Republicans will diverge very much from policies that benefit the few.
Reading Time: 1 minute WhoWhatWhy Editor Russ Baker interviewed by RT on recent developments in the Western war with Syria you won’t hear about while all eyes are on the constructed “news” of the political conventions.
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Reading Time: 1 minute Most people do not know about Gen. Wesley Clark’s astonishing assertion: that he was told of US plans to use 9/11 as an excuse to invade seven countries in five years.
Reading Time: 1 minute Gore Vidal, a towering figure who went where others dared not. Here he is, with his usual bracing presentation (from a 2009 appearance). SEE VIDEO INSIDE.