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: < 1 minute WhoWhatWhy Editor Russ Baker interviewed by RT on recent developments in the Western war with Syria you won’t hear about while all eyes are on the constructed “news” of the political conventions.
Reading Time: 7 minutes Russ Baker answers questions on why he started WhoWhatWhy, the state of the media, the Edwards/Siegelman cases, the future of journalism jobs, and more.
Reading Time: 7 minutes Former American Airlines chairman Bob Crandall with some ideas on taxes, the economy, and more. Not what you’d expect….
Reading Time: < 1 minute Will you take a minute from your Independence Day celebrations to celebrate journalistic independence? Please read on…
Reading Time: < 1 minute Russ Baker with New Hampshire’s Burt Cohen—on government secrecy under Obama, on the “national security state,” solving national mysteries, and more.
Reading Time: < 1 minute Russ Baker lecture in San Francisco. On the tabloidization of life, the stories we’re not getting, liberal vs. conservative, our heroes, elites vs. common people, how the powerful keep their power, and why we must read books. (One hour)
Reading Time: < 1 minute Russ and Nicole Sandler talk about: failures of media, the death of the “Lockerbie bomber,” John Edwards facing a 30 year sentence, American naivete, and much more.
Reading Time: 18 minutes For the first time in 30 years, the United States has just okayed new nuclear reactors. Though this comes with the still unfolding Fukushima disaster as a backdrop, we’re being told everything is under control. It is—damage control.
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Reading Time: < 1 minute On January 6, 1912, New Mexico became a state. Today is the 100th anniversary. It’s quite a place, to be sure. Enjoy this collage of photos from the Los Angeles Times.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Obama’s circle of friends shrinks. But “interesting” banker Robert Wolf remains. 99 percent, meet the One Percent, and their man with the president.
Reading Time: < 1 minute Context rearranger video: Christian clerics beat each other with sticks on Christmas while Palestinian police try and stop it
Reading Time: 3 minutes Iowa is a waste of time (sorry, Iowa friends, nothing personal.) It’s typical of distractions that fill our bandwidth and keep us from focusing on what really matters.