Reading Time: 8 minutes There is a recognized process for documenting the medical evidence of rape. When followed correctly, it often leads to a criminal conviction. Unfortunately not enough hospitals have nurses trained to do it. Will Congress act?
Reading Time: 3 minutes President Donald Trump’s disdain for rules and his anticipated emergency power grab is leaving some Democrats giddy with visions of what a future president could do for their cherished causes. That’s a mistake, both legally and morally. OPINION
Reading Time: 11 minutes Passage of Amendment 4 restored voting rights to more than a million Floridians, but advocates of election integrity want to see more accountability from election administrators in the Sunshine State before 2020.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Orthodox religious politics are often Byzantine. Yet the earthly repercussions of the split between the Ukrainian and Russian churches could be severe.
Reading Time: 8 minutes A corporation’s board of directors is elected by its shareholders, presumably with company profit and higher share value in mind. But what if the employees had some say about who sits at the table?
Reading Time: 8 minutes The venerable League of Women Voters has seen a surge in members and resources since the 2016 election. Nearly 100 years after its founding, the League has become a major player in the fight against voter suppression.
Reading Time: 3 minutes While some critics of partisan gerrymandering hope the Supreme Court can put a stop to it, others fear the court may actually enable states to draw unfair maps.
Reading Time: 5 minutes A new report shows that the 2018 South Carolina primary and midterm elections had errors in both the software and the voting machine hardware, leading to hundreds of wrong votes.
Reading Time: 6 minutes Georgia officials may ignore the recommendation of independent cybersecurity experts in their selection of new voting equipment for the state.
Reading Time: 7 minutes During the midterms this year we focused on one of the most bizarre elections in the country. A race for governor where conflict of interest, voter suppression, and partisan shenanigans were just another day in Georgia.
Reading Time: 5 minutes Trump’s move to pull out of Syria has been called a surrender and a betrayal of allies. Yet it may increase American leverage in an extremely messy situation.
Reading Time: 5 minutes This year WhoWhatWhy spent considerable resources shining a light on election vulnerabilities, and how bad actors both foreign and domestic are trying to undermine our most precious resource, democracy. We think some of these outstanding pieces deserve a second look.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Documents obtained by the Guardian show the FBI has, once again, broken protocol by improperly tracking the arrests of nonviolent environmental protesters.
Reading Time: 5 minutes Although the landmark Brown v. Board of Education decision outlawed segregation in 1954, schools across the country are resegregating at an alarming rate, severely impacting students and their communities.
Reading Time: 6 minutes Environmental activists scored a huge victory after a Virginia judge overturned a permit for the massive pipeline. Now big energy companies are lobbying Congress to overturn the ruling.
Reading Time: 15 minutes Johnson & Johnson stocks plummeted after new revelations confirm WhoWhatWhy’s report that executives knew for decades of links to cancer from asbestos in their products. But recent coverage missed the hidden connection to newly seated Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh.
Reading Time: 14 minutes An exposé of the Pentagon’s massive accounting fraud and why it is only now coming to light.
Reading Time: 4 minutes A democracy relies on its citizens voting. But what if there is no mechanism in place to ensure the election results accurately reflect the voters’ wishes? A recent conference on election audits at MIT tried to bring greater awareness to this critical issue.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Opinion: Yes, we all know you’re not supposed to speak ill of the recently departed. But seriously, the recent Bush coverage by so-called professional journalists has been ridiculously obsequious.