Reading Time: 9 minutes Not long before he died this year, James Leavelle granted an exclusive interview to WhoWhatWhy. The Dallas homicide detective, who was chained to Lee Harvey Oswald when Oswald was shot and killed by Jack Ruby, said some interesting and surprising things.
Reading Time: 4 minutes A new study raises questions about the impact of organic farming on climate change.
Reading Time: 7 minutes If you want to warn Georgia officials about election security problems, you better brace for retaliation.
Reading Time: 19 minutes How the trade war, corporate tax cuts, and fossil fuel subsidies have hurt many small businesses.
Reading Time: 4 minutes To Fox News commentators, impeachments are attempted coups and Trump invented weekends.
Reading Time: < 1 minute Memo to Michael Bloomberg: Being a beneficiary of America’s insane wealth gap does not make you qualified to fix it.
Reading Time: 4 minutes With two teenagers just killed at the latest school shooting in Southern California, WhoWhatWhy asks whether brick-and-mortar solutions can save lives.
Reading Time: 11 minutes Renowned author, professor, and psychiatrist Robert J. Lifton exposes the similarities between today’s ideological polarization, Chinese communist thought reform, and cults.
Reading Time: 5 minutes Why doesn’t belief in climate change translate to environmental action?
Reading Time: 4 minutes Democracy is a dangerous pursuit these days in Hong Kong — candidates and activists in crucial elections have been violently attacked.
Reading Time: 10 minutes Critics accuse US military recruiters of “predatory” practices that target the young and naive.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Long after having left the battlefield, many veterans are still fighting. They wrestle with what they have seen, done, and become. For too many of them, this proves to be a battle they cannot win.
Reading Time: 4 minutes House Republicans and President Donald Trump are trying to unmask the Ukraine whistleblower. If they succeed, will future whistleblowers keep silent?
Reading Time: < 1 minute President Donald Trump’s newest White House aide is “prosperity gospel” television evangelist Paula White. Both are thrice-married and like to con people out of their money, so it seems like a match made in heaven.
Reading Time: 4 minutes When rising temperatures and sea levels displace tens of millions of people in the near future, will these climate refugees be welcomed elsewhere or met with hostility? Here is a preview of what’s to come.
Reading Time: 16 minutes Whistleblowers are essential for protecting regular people from the excesses of governments and businesses. We need them now more than ever before.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Mass shootings do not just affect the victims and their loved ones. They are a major strain on the psyche of most Americans, a new poll finds.
Reading Time: 6 minutes The US lags far behind Europe in implementing cycling-friendly policies that benefit the environment and ease urban congestion. To catch up, it has to do more than build a few bike lanes.
Reading Time: 5 minutes How a grassroots coalition beat the banking lobby in California — and how other states could be affected.
Reading Time: 5 minutes Contrary to what we see online, on cable news, or in Congress, there are ways Americans can have a non-hostile, even productive, conversation about gun control.