Reading Time: 27 minutes WhoWhatWhy founder Russ Baker talks about what unseen influences shape a presidency; about John F. Kennedy, about Saudis and 9/11 and about how we can finally achieve a real democracy.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Congress quickly overturned President Barack Obama’s veto of legislation that allows the victims of the attacks of 9/11 to sue Saudi Arabia.
Reading Time: 5 minutes No matter who wins the 2016 election, no matter what campaign promises they make, neither one is likely to fulfill those promises. Neither one will be in charge, not really. Why not? See what Obama faced, as shown by WhoWhatWhy in 2010.
Reading Time: 3 minutes The past week saw a Kennedy announcing that a Bush would support a Clinton and the Obamas cozying up to the Bushes. The establishment is closing ranks.
Reading Time: 4 minutes As with many alleged lone wolf attacks — both those carried out and merely planned — the common denominator in the back stories of the perpetrators is contact with the FBI.
Reading Time: 15 minutes Part 3 of our series is about what The New York Times said — and, more important, what it did not say — about apartheid, South Africa’s vicious system of legalized racism, slavery, sadism, and plunder.
Reading Time: 8 minutes On the fifth anniversary of the occupation of New York’s Zuccotti Park, read this classic WhoWhatWhy story revealing a secret contingency plan to assassinate Occupy Wall Street protesters in Texas.
Reading Time: 9 minutes In our second excerpt from Milton Allimadi’s The Hearts of Darkness, we see how white people over the centuries “explained” black people, with a wide variety of pseudoscientific imbecilities.
Reading Time: 8 minutes Part 1 of this three-part series focuses on how the Columbia Journalism Review tried to prevent African scholar Milton Allimadi from exposing the racism of The New York Times.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Legislation that would allow the families of 9/11 victims to sue the government of Saudia Arabia unanimously passed the House of Representatives Friday.
Reading Time: 4 minutes While a majority of claims made by skeptics of the official 9/11 story remain highly debatable, it’s important to note some essential truths — and they are disturbing.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Debate about how the buildings at Ground Zero came down is common. So what about a real debate? We’re game!
Reading Time: 5 minutes Former Senator Bob Graham has spent 15 years searching for the real story behind 9/11. Both the Bush and Obama administrations have done everything to block him.
Reading Time: 11 minutes George H.W. Bush knew the family of the man who shot Bush’s then-boss Ronald Reagan, in 1981. With the shooter now freed, it’s time, finally, to take a closer look.
Reading Time: 20 minutes Congress finally released the so-called “28 pages” on Saudi ties to the hijackers that were withheld from the congressional 9/11 report. But there’s other, even more damning evidence, and it is directly linked to the Saudi leadership. We published it back in 2011. Here it is again.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Florida Bulldog, the online news outlet that publicized explosive evidence of connections between the 9/11 hijackers and prominent Saudis, demands to know why the FBI is now disowning a provocative 9/11 report from one of its own agents.
Reading Time: 11 minutes Last month, we reported startling new evidence that answered the questions, What did the FBI know about accused Boston Marathon bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev — and when did it know it? Now the public is asking the same questions about Omar Mateen. For an in-depth look at how the FBI interacts with prospective informants, please see the story below. Published two years ago, it is still highly relevant.
Reading Time: 2 minutes As we said, we’re going to follow the Orlando story closely, but be our usual careful yet persistent selves, not rushing to judgment on anything. For now, here are a couple of things that caught my eye in coverage by The New York Times. They were buried in the body of a long article, and that’s often Read More
Reading Time: 3 minutes The battle for ad dollars and pageviews has become a race to the bottom, in which being first is more important than being correct. Please bear with us as we are once again going against the grain.
Reading Time: 14 minutes This late-90s article by future WhoWhatWhy founder Russ Baker, on how a CIA experiment ruined a man’s life, was commissioned by The New York Times Magazine — which then declined to run it. Not published in the United States at the time, it ran in major publications around the world, and, later, on WhoWhatWhy. It is still explosive, and we thought it worth republishing.