Reading Time: 22 minutes Martin Sheil, a retired branch chief of the IRS Criminal Division, discusses his WhoWhatWhy series on Deutsche Bank and how nearly all the main figures involved in Russiagate also have ties to the financial institution.
Reading Time: 16 minutes What do President Donald Trump and a number of Russian oligarchs have in common? Answer: Deutsche Bank. We pick up where we left off by examining how Trump first became involved with the international colossus — a bank catering to clients who understood that sometimes the line between profit and illegality blurs.
Reading Time: 3 minutes President Donald Trump and the GOP are about to pull off the biggest heist in world history — they just have to fool their supporters one last time.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Russia has been highly effective in meddling in elections abroad but Vladimir Putin’s regime is immune to payback.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Decades from now, students and college professors will be studying President Donald Trump’s tweets as part of their political science curriculum. Let that sink in.
Reading Time: 4 minutes It would be tough for us to pick our best stories of 2017, but here are a few that you might have missed. More than anything, they show the wide range of issues we covered this year.
Reading Time: 6 minutes The final version of the GOP tax bill is about to be voted on by Congress. But what’s in store for the American people? And does even Congress know? Here are some short takes from around the web that we found insightful.
Reading Time: 15 minutes An overview of Guardian correspondent Luke Harding’s exposé of the 40-year Trump/Russia collusion.
Reading Time: 13 minutes Famed author and thinker Peter Dale Scott offers hope — and enlightenment — to those despairing in the age of Trump.
Reading Time: 4 minutes I have a big question for all the presumably sincere people who vouch for the good character of accused sexual predators like Roy Moore. But before I ask it, let me show you what these people have said:Referring to the stories of Roy Moore’s unwanted grabbing and groping of teenage girls, his lawyer, Phillip Jauregui, Read More
Reading Time: 2 minutes Republican enthusiasm for tax cuts is the product of an enduring conservative philosophy rooted in faulty interpretation of economic theories — with dire consequences for workers and the market.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Wisconsin was one of a handful of states to shock the nation when it bucked expert predictions and selected Donald Trump in the 2016 presidential election. A partial recount, which, as WhoWhatWhy documented, was plagued by problems, followed the nailbiter. For all the hoops that had to be jumped through to get that recount off Read More
Reading Time: 16 minutes In two short radio interviews, WhoWhatWhy Editor-in-Chief Russ Baker discusses the recent JFK records release.
Reading Time: 12 minutes Anthony Weiner heads to prison today. Still unaddressed: Was Weiner — with his known weaknesses — targeted as part of a successful effort to derail Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign?
Reading Time: 3 minutes Democrats need a plan that goes beyond calling for President Donald Trump’s impeachment if they want to win back the House of Representatives — or any election.
Reading Time: 2 minutes President Donald Trump has no idea what his new plan to battle opioids will cost. And he’s not likely to appreciate the real price tag.
Reading Time: 1 minute The National Archives just dropped another batch of JFK assassination files, most of which have never been seen before by the public. The majority originate from the CIA, however many appear to be heavily redacted.
Reading Time: 6 minutes Veteran JFK assassination researcher and author Dick Russell explores the drama surrounding President Donald Trump’s delay of the majority of JFK assassination records, and highlights some of the most interesting and revealing documents.
Reading Time: 1 minute The National Archives and Record Administration has revealed the total count of classified JFK assassination records that have yet to be released.
Reading Time: 1 minute Last Thursday brought a long awaited event for JFK researchers: the release of some 30,000-plus previously classified documents related to the assassination. But President Donald Trump delayed the release of over 90% of the documents at the behest of executive branch agencies.To break all of this down, WhoWhatWhy founder and editor-in-chief Russ Baker recently went Read More