Reading Time: 3 minutes The rich and privileged who belong to the Alfalfa Club mix and mingle each year on Robert E. Lee’s birthday. You can bet they’re not thinking about what’s best for you.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Why comedian Ricky Gervais was wrong to savage Hollywood stars for political messaging.
Reading Time: 5 minutes My Twitter overload left me feeling a little unhinged.
Reading Time: 5 minutes Prince Andrew, the Queen’s second son, is embroiled in the Epstein sex slave scandal and the prime minister’s relationship with a US businesswoman is in the spotlight.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Here’s what happens when we trust big media to tell us who won a debate.
Reading Time: 2 minutes International media may be underestimating the significance of protests in Iran as the ayatollahs face not only a domestic tide of discontent, but also a regional one.
Reading Time: 2 minutes The recent fighting in Gaza served Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s domestic political goals. But did it also roll back Iranian influence and signal a shift in relations between Israel and Hamas?
Reading Time: 8 minutes The high-tech surveillance state will manipulate our opinions for ruthless ends — but a few individuals have risked all to take a stand.
Reading Time: 2 minutes As violence in northern Syria continues and war crimes allegations against Turkey mount, it looks as though all US President Donald Trump ostensibly got for his meeting with his Turkish counterpart was an unwanted Islamic State deportee.
Reading Time: 3 minutes WhoWhatWhy founder and Editor-in-Chief Russ Baker was in Germany when the Berlin Wall came down. Here’s what he reported 30 years ago. It is highly relevant at a time when new walls are being built and families separated.
Reading Time: 4 minutes A personal account of what it’s like inside the hell of a California wildfire.
Reading Time: 2 minutes As the US mulls its continued role in Syria, further chaos is spreading through the region. The governments of three key Syria neighbors have either collapsed, or are teetering on the brink.
Reading Time: 7 minutes The Deep State is at war with privacy. We are the last frontier.
Reading Time: 6 minutes Dropping the T-bomb is just one more symptom of Trump’s increasing instability and loss of self-control.
Reading Time: 2 minutes All options are on the table for US ally Saudi Arabia: from peace talks with Iran and the Yemeni rebels, and possible warming to Russia — to war with Iran.
Reading Time: 2 minutes The deal announced by Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday leaves more questions than answers.
Reading Time: 7 minutes Who told Alexander Acosta that Epstein “belonged to intelligence?” What would happen if he were forced to talk about it? Why hasn’t that happened?
Reading Time: 8 minutes In decades to come, vast refugee populations, fleeing the ravages of a changing climate, could present the developed world with an overwhelming challenges.
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Reading Time: 2 minutes We asked the Bureau of Prisons about what the cameras showed regarding Epstein’s death. Guess what they told us?