Reading Time: 4 minutes Is the US preparing the public for war with Iran? You bet.
Reading Time: 4 minutes In early 2009, at the height of the housing disaster, economists from a regional Federal Reserve Bank proposed something eminently reasonable: the government could and should provide direct aid to homeowners rather than to the reckless banks. They were ignored. Now is a good time to look at these ideas.
Reading Time: 5 minutes Politicians certainly get religion when they have an eye on the White House. Even the no-nonsense Ron Paul knows he has to play the game to have a chance.
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Reading Time: 4 minutes The New York Times is all over Romney. There’s precious little digging or deep analysis, but a lot of superficial stuff that adds up to this: The establishment is a-ok with this guy, and you should be too.
Reading Time: 14 minutes A number of curious security breaches have dogged Obama. Are these simply bizarre, random events, or is someone sending someone a message? There’s a military thread running through it all, and we’d be prudent to take a closer look.
Reading Time: 5 minutes We never did get resolution on the scandal that brought down a contender for the French presidency. Here are some further elements worth exploring.
Reading Time: 6 minutes Here’s more evidence of cover-up regarding “Umbrella Man” and the JFK assassination. And more questions about the New York Times’ discouragement of investigative zeal in the matter.
Reading Time: 9 minutes The web is buzzing about that clever Errol Morris anti-conspiracy video on the NY Times’s website. WhoWhatWhy interviewed the expert featured in the video about the strange JFK assassination figure “Umbrella Man,” and found a big problem with the central assertion. In fact, our research casts doubts not only on the most recent JFK propaganda, but on the New York Times itself.
Reading Time: < 1 minute Think the BP oil spill was cleaned up? Think again.
Reading Time: < 1 minute Anyone who read WhoWhatWhy’s investigation of seeming ties between Saudi royalty and the alleged 9/11 hijackers knows that Lloyd’s of London had sued powerful Saudi interests, then abruptly withdrew its suit. Good news: WhoWhatWhy is now making available that here-and-gone legal filing.
Reading Time: < 1 minute WhoWhatWhy Editor Russ Baker Talks Occupy Wall Street With Thom Hartmann, Nov. 9, 2011.
Reading Time: < 1 minute Investigative journalist Russ Baker talks about his book ( http://www.familyofsecrets.com ) and his news project https://whowhatwhy.org at a talk in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
WhoWhatWhy editor Russ Baker on KGO talk radio with Pat Thurston, on Libya, the Texas Rangers, and much more. Oct 30, 2011
Reading Time: < 1 minute WhoWhatWhy editor Russ Baker on KGO talk radio with Pat Thurston, on Libya, the Texas Rangers, and much more. Oct 30, 2011 Click HERE to listen. (2hrs 50min)
Reading Time: 3 minutes So you think George Bush and his circle “lost” with the World Series? Guess again. The sports ownership situation tells us something profound about the one percent.
Reading Time: 4 minutes For many of those sick of the inadequacies of Western news organizations, the answer is Al Jazeera. But how independent-minded, really, is this Middle Eastern television network? Not very, we’re afraid. It’s the same old gang in a new, improved outfit.
Reading Time: 16 minutes The Texas Rangers made it to the top of their game. And the Texas Rangers helped George W. Bush get to the top of the political game. Here is the chapter on the Rangers from WhoWhatWhy editor Russ Baker’s book, Family of Secrets: The Bush Dynasty, America’s Invisible Government and the Hidden History of the Last Fifty Years–the real story of the shenanigans that set Bush up for the big time.
Reading Time: < 1 minute And so begins the deluge of “coverage” on the end of Muammar Qaddafi. But will you learn anything substantive about how and why he met his end? Don’t bet on it. However, at WhoWhatWhy, we’ve been providing fresh and unique reporting and analysis about Libya and the West’s murky role over there, from the beginning. If you haven’t been reading us, here’s your chance to catch up. And feel free to share with others.
Reading Time: 3 minutes What’s up with Obama and sending troops everywhere? Check out the latest in so-called “humanitarian intervention.” And consider what’s really at stake—and who really gains.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Video offers new perspective on photojournalism in areas of conflict, notably in Israel/Palestine.