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: 1 minute Video explains how the answer to some of the world’s biggest problems can be found in the smallest of places.
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: 3 minutes Protests Then and Now, Space-Age Science, And Stone-Age Art.
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: 1 minute Video powerfully contrasts US government rhetoric about “the people” in other countries and their right to peacefully protest, and the crackdown on similar protest at home.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Video offers new perspective on photojournalism in areas of conflict, notably in Israel/Palestine.
Russ Baker on KGO radio: WhoWhatWhy revelations on Saudi royal family and 9/11 hijackers, and much more. (Sept 25, 2011)
Reading Time: 1 minute Interview audio mp3 download here: Radio Interview 2hr 41 min (left click to play or right click to save)
Reading Time: 4 minutes Trust in the US national security apparatus is so low that its claims of an “Iran Terror Plot” is generating chortles. And with good reason.
Reading Time: 1 minute Cannabis from a juicer might just save lives—so why are doctors so scared to talk about it?
Reading Time: 3 minutes The potential self-dealing by doctors who overprescribe medical tests is staggering.
Reading Time: 2 minutes The world’s most expensive ghost town—just what is going on here? Very, very strange doings down New Mexico way.
Worth Watching: Social Networking The Old-Fashioned Way, Around The World In 60 Seconds, And Kanellos The Protesting Dog
Reading Time: 1 minute A few videos offering you an alternative to Facebook, an orbit over the auroras, and a dog fed up with Greek austerity measures.
Reading Time: 4 minutes From Living Bridges, to the World’s Cheapest Light bulb – Bright Ideas to Rethink our Environment
Reading Time: 2 minutes The police are becoming more like the military every day. This is probably not a good thing.
Reading Time: 1 minute Bank struggles to maintain record profits
Reading Time: 1 minute Weekend Break…Don’t try this at home