Reading Time: 2 minutes Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s foreign policy message wasn’t always consistent, but he was seen as an anti-interventionist compared to his opponent Hillary Clinton. Now in the White House, as with many presidents before him, that’s all going down the drain.
Reading Time: 11 minutes Norman Lear writes to WhoWhatWhy — and asks a great question, one we had not thought of before.
Reading Time: 5 minutes No matter who wins the 2016 election, no matter what campaign promises they make, neither one is likely to fulfill those promises. Neither one will be in charge, not really. Why not? See what Obama faced, as shown by WhoWhatWhy in 2010.
Reading Time: 8 minutes On January 17, 1961, outgoing president Dwight D. Eisenhower, a military man, warned us to beware of the masters of America’s industrial war machine and their growing hold over the country. On this anniversary of his famous speech, it is worth listening to his prophetic words, if only to consider why no one has taken heed of them.
Reading Time: < 1 minute WhoWhatWhy’s Russ Baker talks with Stocks and Jocks radio’s Kevin Riordan and Kathy Dervin about how the brewing Iraq crisis should be no surprise to anyone—least of all the government. Tune in to the wide-ranging interview to hear Russ go deep on topics like the JFK assassination, the Boston Marathon Bombing, and the pattern that ties all American wars together
Reading Time: 3 minutes What’s up with Obama and sending troops everywhere? Check out the latest in so-called “humanitarian intervention.” And consider what’s really at stake—and who really gains.
Reading Time: 2 minutes The world’s most expensive ghost town—just what is going on here? Very, very strange doings down New Mexico way.
Reading Time: < 1 minute Today’s edition of Worth Reading includes two videos “Worth Watching”. Sometimes a picture, or in this case film, is worth a thousand words. Warning: The video on the conflict in Libya contains graphic images.