Russ talks Libya with KGO-San Francisco radio host Peter B. Collins
Some “nutty” ideas tried years ago by “wild and crazy” Latin American mayors might offer inspiration for a world seeking urban reinvention. Watch this documentary.
Forget the “humanitarian crisis” that justified the NATO bombing that helped destroy Qaddafi’s regime. It was always about oil and other strategic issues. And the rebels were a wholly owned subsidiary of West, Inc. Here’s the evidence.
Here’s an exploration of an aspect of Arab Spring that hasn’t been properly discussed: Whether skyrocketing food prices underlie the public’s anger that led to the spate of uprisings.
WhoWhatWhy editor Russ Baker interviewed on KSFR, Santa Fe, New Mexico, in anticipation of his August 27 appearance in town. Listen to Audio Mp3
Here are a few videos to get you scratching your head, if not other parts of your body.
Robert Wolf and his bank are extreme examples of the gaming of the system at the expense of the rest of us. Despite the bad signals it sends, President Obama has golfed with Wolf on his two previous Martha’s Vineyard vacations. Will he go for three?
We saw this documentary recently and highly recommend—watch and decide who you think did what, and whether they really constitute a threat to our society.
Was The New Yorker’s gripping moment-by-moment account of the Abbottabad operation that killed Osama bin Laden great journalism—or the ultimate spin job?
Here’s a trailer for the documentary about Bill Hicks, the late comedian and social critic who really opened people’s eyes. We could use a Bill Hicks right about now.
The “let’s-vilify-government-any-way-we-can” crowd goes after lifeguard compensation. Even the lifesavers aren’t safe from the madness.