Reading Time: 4 minutes The election has once again revealed a huge disconnect between “flyover country” and “liberal elites,” between whites and everybody else. Sometimes it seems as though the only thing Americans share is a sense of desolation.
Reading Time: 3 minutes European election observers criticized that millions of voters are excluded from the process and that local laws help suppress the vote. The election itself, however, was run cleanly with just some glitches.
Reading Time: < 1 minute We live in a democratic society. Or so we are told. Yet many Americans don’t understand how the Electoral College impedes democracy.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Prompted by a WhoWhatWhy investigation, two watchdog groups asked the Department of Justice to probe the Trump campaign’s illegal solicitation of contributions from foreign donors. The evidence suggests that DOJ did nothing.
Reading Time: 3 minutes There has probably never been a presidential campaign that Americans wanted to be over as much as this one. Unfortunately, the end of the race will not be the end of all of the ugliness it has revealed.
Reading Time: 10 minutes In a time of despair, the road to fixing things runs right through the media: our main source for information about what is going on — and why. Here, WhoWhatWhy looks back on our experiment in a different kind of political coverage for the 2016 election.
Reading Time: 5 minutes Donald Trump has proclaimed: “My administration will stand side-by-side with the Jewish people.” His Israeli supporters, like their US counterparts, accept his claims with great enthusiasm.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Usually, international election observers monitor new and struggling democracies, such as Ukraine. Turns out the “struggling democracy” that needs outside monitors is our own.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Here’s a little context for what is, thankfully, the last debate of this presidential election.
Reading Time: 5 minutes Trump Daddy’s bling, boasting, bad-mouthing, bad-ass ways with women bonded him with hip hop stars in the past. But now, as Snoop Dogg informed him,“We ain’t voting for you punk-ass, go get you a new hairdo, you bitch ass nigga!”