Reading Time: 5 minutes Here’s the backstory to Trump’s calculus with the pro-life crowd — a sleeper issue of great importance.
Reading Time: 5 minutes Taking meaningful steps to minimize the devastating impact of climate change is difficult, which is why so many people, companies, and governments are doing nothing. But there is one way to force them into action.
Reading Time: < 1 minute On the campaign trail, Donald Trump said he’d run the country like one of his businesses. That is one promise he kept: Even in a healthy economy, he managed to amass an annual deficit of $1 trillion.
Reading Time: 4 minutes A coming book on Donald Trump provides substance for our argument that federal office holders should pass a test of basic literacy.
Reading Time: 4 minutes The myth of superior American medicine is a barrier to reform.
Reading Time: < 1 minute One “highlight” of the recent crisis involving the US and Iran was President Donald Trump’s repeated threats to attack cultural sites in Iran, which would be a brazen violation of the Geneva Conventions and other international laws.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Americans love a good war, which is why presidents have used armed conflicts to boost their political fortunes. That may not work for President Donald Trump this time around. Here is why.
Reading Time: < 1 minute Prisoners can’t vote. They have no political power. But they count in the census. And that’s exactly why lawmakers want them in their districts.
Reading Time: 5 minutes In addition to hard-hitting news, WhoWhatWhy also brings you insightful, sometimes controversial, sometimes hilarious, and always thought-provoking commentary and opinion. Here are some of our favorite pieces from this year.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Renowned cartoonist Ted Rall joined WhoWhatWhy mid-year and he has made our readers smile and think ever since. Here are some of our favorite cartoons.