Reading Time: 10 minutes In this final excerpt, Peter Dale Scott focuses on CIA drug ties into Latin America and shows that, by working with the drug underworld, the national security state also ends up harming….national security.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Outgoing President Barack Obama is leaving his successor with a wide array of tools he used to wage war and obscure the work of the government.
Reading Time: 4 minutes In 2003, Air Marshal Robert MacLean tried to protect the public; he’s been paying for it ever since.
Reading Time: 5 minutes The new House rules changes may seem harmless, but they make the House less transparent and can be used to intimidate citizens and federal workers.
Reading Time: 14 minutes Appalachia and the industrial Midwest, like many places in the US, have their history of racism and sexism. But Donald Trump’s victory is not due solely to race and misogyny and, if the Democrats want to rebound, they must be careful not to draw the wrong conclusions.
Reading Time: 24 minutes With Donald Trump taking office in two weeks and Congress controlled by a GOP majority with a record of dismissing science, this alarming essay from Peter Dale Scott on the War on Science is more important now than ever before.
Reading Time: 4 minutes The US has invested heavily in building health facilities in Afghanistan, yet the agency responsible for oversight can’t even locate many of them on the map. When they can find them, they often are in disrepair and lack basic utilities.
Reading Time: 4 minutes If Donald Trump runs his administration the way he ran his campaign, expect a lot of subterfuge and large sums of money finding its way into his own pocket.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Activists suing to force the federal government to fight climate change want ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson (now Donald Trump’s choice for Secretary of State) to reveal when the fossil fuel industry knew of its effect on global warming — and what it did to hide it.
Reading Time: 2 minutes 2017 is a potentially explosive year for America and the world. WhoWhatWhy is preparing to play a constructive role. Learn more, here.