Social networking giant deletes pages that violated no rules simply because they were linked to Russian media.
Max Blumenthal joins us to talk Venezuela, the Integrity Initiative and “Russiagate.”
Psy-Group planned to use fake online personas in elaborate influence campaign.
Exclusive video clips show how fake progressive pages aim to "influence the public debate."
Forcing RT to register as “foreign agent” set precedent for Israel lobby to suppress Al Jazeera film.
Pro-Israel billionaire Sheldon Adelson remains more influential in the White House than Russia has ever been.
Trump “peace” plan would revive 1990s fantasies, strip Palestinians of Jerusalem.
Media focus on Russia ignores evidence of real collusion with Israel.
Reported Trump peace plan would give Palestinians state in name only.
WhoWhatWhy founder and editor-in-chief Russ Baker recently sat down for a wide-ranging interview with Tom Haugh and Kathy Dervin from “Stocks and Jocks” on 670AM radio in Chicago.Baker talks about why the mainstream media is so unwilling to dig deeper, and how the American public has been subtly conditioned not to question orthodoxies or to seek deeper truths about society’s ills.
WhoWhatWhy Editor-in-Chief Russ Baker recently sat down for a conversation with Pat Thurston, the popular talk host from KGO 810, a major San Francisco-based radio station. Front and center in the discussion is an exploration and update on Russiagate: why do the president, his family, associates, and business empire have so many troubling connections to Russian money, oligarchs, and organized crime? What do these ties mean, and what could the three ongoing government investigations discover?
Jared Kushner, Donald Trump Jr., Paul Manafort, Michael Flynn … all members of President Donald Trump’s inner circle — past and present — have been scrutinized by the media, and their various Russia ties are being investigated by the press and Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s team. One figure, however, managed to fly largely under the radar until very recently: Michael Cohen, Trump’s former right-hand man and in-house attorney.
In the original “Godfather” movie, Tom Hagen, the consigliere to the Corleone family, responds to a movie executive who has never heard of his law practice by saying “I have a special practice. I handle one client.” Vito Corleone reminds Hagen early on that “a lawyer with his briefcase can steal more than a hundred men with guns.”In many ways Michael Cohen has served that role for Donald Trump. An undistinguished lawyer, his Russian and Ukrainian links from the earliest days of his career make him the perfect lawyer for Trump.
Jared Kushner, Donald Trump Jr., Paul Manafort, Michael Flynn … all members of President Donald Trump’s inner circle — past and present — have been scrutinized by the media, and their various Russia ties are being investigated by the press and Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s team. One figure, however, managed to fly largely under the radar until very recently: Michael Cohen, Trump’s former right-hand man and in-house attorney.Cohen, who came out of nowhere to occupy a prominent spot in Trump’s orbit, has his own unique links to Russia and Ukraine.
In this extensive interview on The Ripple Effect Podcast, host Ricky Varandas and WhoWhatWhy founder, editor-in-chief and investigative journalist Russ Baker discuss a wide range of pressing topics on the forefront of the public’s mind.They also happen to be topics that WhoWhatWhy has been covering for some time from a forensic angle, including election integrity, the mainstream media and disinformation, and the powerful interests behind US forei
Trump’s firing of James Comey yesterday proves that even those who carry water for the president are not safe. Trump is in greater peril, it seems, by the hour. And in response, the long knives are out for anyone who is less than 100 percent dependable. He needs unquestioned loyalists around him — especially in the office that could send almost anyone to prison. After all, Trump and his cronies are investigable for so very many things, from questionable business dealings and conflicts of interest to tax matters to allegedly colluding with the Russian government.