Reading Time: 18 minutes The largest mass shooting in New York City in more than five years was largely ignored because it involved people of color — reflecting a wider, ongoing trend.
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: 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: 4 minutes Latest research reveals how suicidal thoughts, personal crisis, and desperation are often the dark subtext to mass shootings.
Reading Time: 4 minutes How many fatalities on the world’s roads does ‘Super Mario Kart’ cause each year? What role did the game ‘Call of Duty’ play in the invasion of Iraq? And when will the video game industry be held to account for the carnage it causes?
Reading Time: 3 minutes The latest school shooting in Parkland, FL, has prompted another round of fights over gun control measures. But a bipartisan readiness to end the sale of bump stocks is emerging.
Reading Time: 14 minutes Coleen Rowley, a former FBI special agent and whistleblower on the failures of the FBI on 9/11, looks at mass shootings as a consequence of the US fighting perpetual wars.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Fourteen teenage students will never get to go to prom or attend college, but somehow this tragedy feels like just another chapter rather than a plot twist in America’s tortured narrative about guns.
Reading Time: 17 minutes WhoWhatWhy’s founder Russ Baker recently sat down for an in-depth interview on a range of important topics, including propaganda, Russiagate, mass shootings, and more.
Reading Time: < 1 minute The local ABC affiliate tv station in Tucson is KGUN. It is referred to as “K-GUN.” A man named H.U. Garrett chose those call letters when he bought the station in 1957. Wikipedia says this man sought to reflect his interest in Western lore, and in collecting guns. Now that, half a century later, the Read More
Reading Time: 2 minutes We’re going to occasionally list the types of reporting we would do, the sort of thinking we would apply, and the questions we would ask—were we already fully funded and able to mount our own investigative dig into more stories. Here are some initial issues worth pursuing regarding the shooting of Gabrielle Giffords—and potentially relevant Read More