Reading Time: 15 minutes The last time Time Warner merged, it was with AOL. Back then, the only losers were the investors and stockholders. Is this deal any different?
Reading Time: 15 minutes The director of a cybersecurity center reveals surprising information about voting — like how early voting can actually increase the risk of foul play, and how distrust of the current system may be as damaging as actual hacking.
Reading Time: 1 minute The dystopian world view of Barry Goldwater in ‘64 and, in ‘68, the nativist populism of George Wallace, the racial tinge of Nixonian politics, and the promise of a “silent majority” are all antecedents of this year’s election.
Reading Time: 11 minutes More than race, more than the urban/rural divide, this election has exposed the often ignored class division in America.
Reading Time: 17 minutes A psychotherapist takes us face to face with the evil of torture and tells the story of a government that interfered with the gathering of evidence to stop it.
Reading Time: 12 minutes How otherwise compassionate stories about broken and disoriented veterans are taking away opportunities from those that have uniquely employable skills.
Reading Time: 21 minutes In a time when everything is digital and online, do we have to return to hand-counted paper ballots to assure trust in our election results?
Reading Time: 14 minutes Coleen Rowley, who exposed the FBI’s initial 9/11 cover-ups, argues that we still don’t know the truth and that the Bureau was not the only agency that attempted to conceal something.
Reading Time: 8 minutes According to former Sen. Bob Graham, co-chair of the Congressional Joint Inquiry into 9/11, there is still so much that’s been hidden from the public. Once it is all revealed, the US-Saudi relationship will change dramatically.
Reading Time: 2 minutes In this WhoWhatWhy classic podcast, author and historian Peter Dale Scott shines a light on the secret “Continuity of Government” plan triggered by the 9/11 attacks and how it transformed America.
Reading Time: 14 minutes Corporations have learned to use a little-understood provision — included in global trade deals — that undermines national sovereignty.
Reading Time: 14 minutes Dr. David Casarett makes the case that the FDA, the medical community and even big pharma are all angling for their piece of the brownie.
Reading Time: 14 minutes Journalist Ben Ehrenreich, who lived among Palestinians on the West Bank for three years, shares stories of unspeakable oppression.
Reading Time: 10 minutes A little-known rule passed by the American Psychiatric Association in 1973 prevents psychiatrists from expressing their opinions about the mental health of our candidates.
Reading Time: 38 minutes In this hour-long interview, WhoWhatWhy Editor-in-Chief Russ Baker digs deep into the shadowy systemic elements that prevent true democracy.
Reading Time: 13 minutes Aldon Morris talks about his book on one of the greatest scholars of the twentieth century — a black man who brought intellectual rigor to the science of sociology, and used it to reveal the inherent equality between blacks and whites.
Reading Time: 21 minutes Russ Baker discusses the release of the infamous ‘“28 pages” that link high-ranking Saudi officials to the 9/11 attacks. But instead of answering all questions, the redacted document raises more.
Reading Time: 16 minutes The real legacy of John Hinckley may be that the Brady Bill and the Brady Center became a force to counter the gun lobby
Reading Time: 12 minutes A new documentary about the Simpson case offers frightening parallels to America today. Carl Douglas, a member of the so-called Simpson “Dream Team,” shares his front row seat.
Reading Time: 17 minutes Norm Stamper talks about cop culture, how contagious and deeply institutionalized it is and how “awful but lawful” has become an internal standard that real community policing has to root out.