Emilio Gutierrez

Forget about Pardoning A Turkey: Grant This Journalist Asylum

Reading Time: 3 minutes In 2008, Emilio Gutierrez fled Mexico because of serious death threats. Ten years later, he faces imminent deportation. You would think that President Donald Trump would understand the plight of Mexican journalists whose reporting on drug traffickers and government corruption have led them to flee for their lives. After all, he appears to understand that Read More

Republicans Convinced Americans to Hate Washington — But Can They Run It?

Reading Time: 3 minutes Republicans have stoked anger at the government for years. Their strategy worked and, coupled with well-targeted voter suppression and gerrymandering, the American people have handed them a blank check. The only problem: Now they are the government and must deliver on their promises.

The CIA, Mafia, Mexico — and Oswald, Part 6

Reading Time: 16 minutes This is a complex story, as fascinating as it is appalling. It is about how the CIA and FBI suppressed a major clue to the existence of a pre-JFK-assassination conspiracy. And about how alleged evidence of Lee Harvey Oswald in Mexico was manipulated and altered by elements in the CIA and their Mexican clients, the Dirección Federal de Seguridad (DFS).

The CIA, Mafia, Mexico — and Oswald, Part 5

Reading Time: 12 minutes This is a complex story, as fascinating as it is appalling. It is about how the CIA and FBI suppressed a major clue to the existence of a pre-JFK-assassination conspiracy. And about how alleged evidence of Lee Harvey Oswald in Mexico was manipulated and altered by elements in the CIA and their Mexican clients, the Dirección Federal de Seguridad (DFS).

The CIA, Mafia, Mexico — and Oswald, Part 4

Reading Time: 20 minutes This is a complex story, as fascinating as it is appalling. It is about how the CIA and FBI suppressed a major clue to the existence of a pre-JFK-assassination conspiracy. And about how alleged evidence of Lee Harvey Oswald in Mexico was manipulated and altered by elements in the CIA and their Mexican clients, the Dirección Federal de Seguridad (DFS).

The CIA, Mafia, Mexico — and Oswald, Part 3

Reading Time: 17 minutes This is a complex story, as fascinating as it is appalling. It is about how the CIA and FBI suppressed a major clue to the existence of a pre-JFK-assassination conspiracy. And about how alleged evidence of Lee Harvey Oswald in Mexico was manipulated and altered by elements in the CIA and their Mexican clients, the Dirección Federal de Seguridad (DFS).

The CIA, Mafia, Mexico — and Oswald, Part 2

Reading Time: 8 minutes This is a complex story, as fascinating as it is appalling. It is about how the CIA and FBI suppressed a major clue to the existence of a pre-JFK-assassination conspiracy. And about how alleged evidence of Lee Harvey Oswald in Mexico was manipulated and altered by elements in the CIA and their Mexican clients, the Dirección Federal de Seguridad (DFS).

PODCAST: Trump’s Dead Wrong About Immigration

Reading Time: < 1 minute PODCAST: Does Donald Trump know what he’s talking about when it comes to immigration? Not according to new findings. A report issued by the University of New Hampshire’s Carsey School of Public Policy, reveals a startling decline—by more than half—in the number of immigrants coming from Mexico since the early to mid–2000’s. The principal author of that report, Rogelio Saenz, Dean of the University of Texas at San Antonio College of Public Policy, talks to WhoWhatWhy’s Jeff Schechtman.

Drug Kingpin’s Escape Highlights Complicated US Relationship with El Chapo

Reading Time: < 1 minute A well-known drug kingpin has escaped from a Mexican prison, and US Attorney General Loretta Lynch has said that the government will work with Mexico to aid in his recapture. As the search begins, it’s worth looking back at WhoWhatWhy’s coverage of America’s complicated relationship with the kingpin.

RadioWHO: The Longest-Running War in America’s History—Rebecca Gordon

Reading Time: 2 minutes The War on Drugs has caused just as much damage, destruction, and loss of life as any war in the traditional sense. Rebecca Gordon, University of San Francisco professor and author of the book Mainstreaming Torture: Ethical Approaches in the Post-9/11 United States, joins us to discuss.