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.
Reading Time: 1 minute WhoWhatWhy Editor Russ Baker interviewed by RT on recent developments in Syria—and on the propaganda war.
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Reading Time: 1 minute Russ Baker with New Hampshire’s Burt Cohen—on government secrecy under Obama, on the “national security state,” solving national mysteries, and more.
Reading Time: 1 minute WhoWhatWhy editor Russ Baker interviewed by Emily Rooney on “Greater Boston,” PBS affiliate WGBH, June 13, 2012. Discussed: suppressed JFK records, new interpretations of Watergate, the John Edwards prosecution, the bin Laden raid, and more.
Reading Time: 1 minute WhoWhatWhy editor Russ Baker interviewed on drone strikes, strategy regarding the Taliban, policy towards Pakistan, and the situation in Syria.
Reading Time: 1 minute We don’t usually post material from the cable talk channels. But this is one for the ages. Everyone must watch.
Reading Time: 1 minute Russ Baker lecture in San Francisco. On the tabloidization of life, the stories we’re not getting, liberal vs. conservative, our heroes, elites vs. common people, how the powerful keep their power, and why we must read books. (One hour)
Reading Time: 1 minute In this presentation, rich guy Nick Hanauer makes some simple yet profound points about whether keeping taxes low on rich people produce jobs.
Reading Time: 1 minute Russ and Nicole Sandler talk about: failures of media, the death of the “Lockerbie bomber,” John Edwards facing a 30 year sentence, American naivete, and much more.
Reading Time: 1 minute Ever get the feeling a lot of tv reports are….ridiculous? Nothing actually going on, just a bunch of graphical stunts trying to keep you from recognizing the lack of substance? Er…you’re right! Here’s a funny take.
Reading Time: 1 minute Here’s Russ Baker on the ugliness that is the rapidly growing American for-profit prison industry. Nasty, nasty stuff. Soon, we’ll all be locked up. Interview/video.
Reading Time: 1 minute PODCAST: Abraham Bolden, the first African-American Secret Service agent on the White House detail, in a talk from 2008. Recalls his astonishing experience with JFK, with his fellow agents, and the ominous goings-on prior to and after Kennedy’s assassination. A must-listen. Chilling. Also see our recent piece on the Service.
Reading Time: 1 minute How great is green consumerism? Video from our new associate Lori Harfenist.
Reading Time: 1 minute Get a little perspective on your problems—and those of us all. This amazing aid gives a whole new appreciation of how big our planet is, and how tiny, in the scheme of things.
Reading Time: 1 minute The Israeli-Palestinian conflict has a dimension that is not often emphasized: the growing conflict between Ultra-Orthodox Israelis and their fellow Jews. A small but growing number of Israelis are speaking out about evictions of Palestinians from their homes. Here’s a documentary trailer on the subject.
RadioWhoWhatWhy: Russ Baker on WBAI radio, New York, talks about Syria with host Felipe Luciano and fellow guest Prof. Stuart Schaar. April 5, 2012
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