Reading Time: 11 minutes One of the world’s leading authorities on decision-making argues that our political choices are less rational than we think. Unlike Mr. Spock, we do not base our political choices on rationality.
Reading Time: 10 minutes Robert Groden has devoted his entire life to studying the JFK assassination, trying to prove that Lee Harvey Oswald never shot anyone.
Reading Time: 19 minutes Midwest-based journalist Sarah Kendzior thinks things are going to get a lot worse. Her view from mid-America is that the election is just the opening act of a future rife with fascism and violence.
Reading Time: 11 minutes Peter Dale Scott thinks Trump’s election is both a kick in the rear for capitalism, a potential opportunity for the country, and that no matter what Trump says about “draining the swamp,” his administration will still be drawn into what Scott calls “The Deep State.”
Reading Time: 18 minutes Before the dust even settled, Russ Baker talked with Jeff Schechtman about the real origins of the soon-to-be Trump presidency, what it all means, and how we can, and should, come together.
Reading Time: 11 minutes The current national campaign has created a feedback loop between personal and national anxiety.
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.