Reading Time: 3 minutes A recent New York Times op-ed by an anonymous high-level administration official bemoans the dangers of President Donald Trump. But the ideology of this self-described “resistance” member may be even worse: it masks itself as “sanity” — while promoting some of the same dangerous policies.
Reading Time: 15 minutes Part 3 of our series is about what The New York Times said — and, more important, what it did not say — about apartheid, South Africa’s vicious system of legalized racism, slavery, sadism, and plunder.
Reading Time: 8 minutes Part 1 of this three-part series focuses on how the Columbia Journalism Review tried to prevent African scholar Milton Allimadi from exposing the racism of The New York Times.
Reading Time: 1 minute Russ Baker interviewed on the RT Network about how the NY Times and other media hid Hillary Clinton’s hawkishness.
Reading Time: 1 minute “They are worried that Mr. Rubio, a son of Cuban immigrants, could win over Hispanic voters and that he would offer a sharp generational contrast.” However…the DNC believes: “[Rubio is still] peddling a tired playbook of policies that endanger our country, hurt the middle class, and stifle the American dream.” Source: Prospect of Hillary Clinton-Marco Read More
Reading Time: 7 minutes From the start, we’ve seen evidence that the US government, aided and abetted by the media, has been hiding something about what it knows regarding the Boston Marathon bombing. Now, a calculated leak seeks to pin the blame on Russia and to exonerate the FBI. What does this latest distraction hide? A lot, it seems.
Reading Time: 9 minutes The debate over who was responsible for the attack on the American diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya, rages on. But the partisan noise appears to be obscuring a much more interesting possibility. Not to mention more troubling.
Reading Time: 4 minutes The New York Times mocked political exhumations in Latin America. But one re-examination of a supposed accidental death of a popular ex-president in Brazil has already led to charges that his death was actually an assassination.
Reading Time: 1 minute A speech and an editorial by individuals with immaculate establishment credentials raise questions about what the Bush administration knew before the 9/11 attacks.
Reading Time: 4 minutes As the US and world debate whether expanded foreign intervention in Syria is justified—and why, we thought this primer on the unspoken issues in another war theater might provide food for thought. Here, then, we repost a September, 2012 WhoWhatWhy article looking at less noble reasons for the Afghan conflict. While you read this, you may feel like taking a hard look at Syria and asking: Is this situation truly different, or are strategic and financial concerns again the justification the political and media establishment will not openly discuss?
Reading Time: 5 minutes When a country is truly run by a handful, how can they ever let up on surveillance? They can’t, and won’t. But we can make them do it. However, not if we wait for instructions from the establishment.
Reading Time: 10 minutes Like most of the corporate media, the New York Times has been largely AWOL from investigations of disturbing events like the Boston bombing, 9/11, and Bush’s misleading the public into war. But it’s right out there on the front lines fighting against those who ask questions.. And the fighting is dirty.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Here’s a shocker: the “experts”….have no idea what they’re talking about. Why we desperately need not just a news media, but a new media.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Why is torching a police kiosk an admirable thing in Syria but cause for consternation in the United States? Why is protest against corrupt central power in one country a good thing—and something to be dismissed in another? WhoWhatWhy asks….WhyWhyWhy
Reading Time: 4 minutes What a difference it makes…when news breaks. A look at the consequences of poor timing, in stories about Israel/Gaza and gun violence.
Reading Time: 9 minutes Almost none of us are paying attention to the major war in the world today—and if we are, probably have no idea what it is really about. What does this say about our personal and societal progress?
Reading Time: 3 minutes More evidence that Osama bin Laden was an excuse for perpetual war, and grabbing mineral resources.
Reading Time: 6 minutes Really interesting material on Syria flies by, largely unnoticed and unremarked upon. Here’s a grab bag of potentially consequential items from the past couple of months.
Reading Time: 4 minutes The failings of the corporate media in campaign coverage tell us a lot about what’s wrong both with the media and the country. This story on Mitt Romney’s real estate investments is a perfect example.
Reading Time: 6 minutes Does anyone besides Ron Wyden care about privacy anymore? From the evidence, it doesn’t seem like it.