Most of the media today reports on individual events and moves on. Russ Baker talks about WhoWhatWhy’s more holistic approach to covering these stories and to understanding how they are interconnected.
If taxes are the price we all pay for living in a civilized society, why is it the wealthy who benefit the most from our system of taxation?
Activist Rebecca Gordon argues that it’s time to bring to justice those in the US government responsible for war crimes, such as Abu Ghraib.
Lawrence Wilkerson, Colin Powell’s former chief of staff, tells of the lies that led the US into Iraq, the resulting chaos, and the price of having no coherent foreign policy.
Even in a close presidential race, candidates need only campaign in 10 “purple” states to optimize their chances of winning. So how healthy is this for our democracy?
The failure of immigration policy, the triumph of rhetoric over policy, has resulted in 2.1 million children, the so called “dreamers,” whose lives are frozen.
Mikey Weinstein is fighting what he considers the dangerously excessive influence of Christian extremism in the US military. It’s an ugly fight and the push-back against him and his group has been intense.
WhoWhatWhy reporter Dan Mika discusses his recent article on an underground fire in a landfill that also holds Manhattan Project-era nuclear waste on national radio.
WhoWhatWhy editor Russ Baker was interviewed this week by Al Warren on the Phoenix-based radio station KFNX on a range of timely and timeless subjects.
CNN’s Richard Quest, author of a new book about the vanished Malaysia Airlines jet, talks to WhoWhatWhy. You may not agree with his conclusions, but few know more about this mystery.
A new wave of restrictive voting laws, coupled with unlimited political cash, reminds us that voting rights are still not guaranteed and the Founders’ battles are still not over.