Exposed: Partisan Gerrymandering Based on Race

Reading Time: 19 minutes Voter suppression is real and has had a measurable impact on elections this past decade. That

Alfalfa Club: The ‘Other’ America for the Rich and Famous

Reading Time: 3 minutes I have no idea why four tweet threads concerning the Alfalfa Club were deemed “unavailable”  by

Acting Up: Meghan Markle, Ricky Gervais, and the Other ‘Fox News’

Reading Time: 3 minutes LONDON — Ricky, Ricky, Ricky (Gervais), what have you done? You crazy, mixed-up comedy kid (aged

The Media’s Silence on Spurious Greenwald Charges Is Deafening

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Apple Dropped Plan for Encrypting Backups After FBI Complained

Reading Time: 2 minutes Inside Hundreds of Surveillance Experiments Along the US-Mexico Border (Chris) The author writes, “Dozens of defense

Impeachment: Round One. Kangaroos Win.

Reading Time: 6 minutes Nixon-era commerce secretary and Watergate figure Maurice Stans never knew it, but he provided the Republican

Dems to Use App for Caucus Results Despite Hacking Fears

Reading Time: 2 minutes ICE, Judges Deny Protections for Disabled Immigrants in Custody (Reader Steve) The author writes, “Lawyers representing

MLK: What He Meant to the US and What the US Did to Him

Reading Time: 3 minutes Without Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., the United States would certainly look different than it does

North Carolina County Sheriff Says He Will Refuse to Enforce ‘Unconstitutional’ Gun Laws

Reading Time: 2 minutes State Department Officials Baffled by Pompeo’s Exclusive Faith-Based Briefing (DonkeyHotey) The author writes, “Citizens for Responsibility

FBI: Saudi Government Helps Suspected Saudi Criminals Escape US

Reading Time: 2 minutes A newly declassified FBI document confirms that nearly two dozen Saudi Arabian students in the US,

Some Clarity on Flight 752

Reading Time: 6 minutes This week’s emergence of a new video showing that two missiles, not one, brought down Ukraine

The TSA Found a Record Number of Guns at Airports in 2019

Reading Time: 2 minutes Nancy Pelosi Lays Into ‘Shameful’ Facebook in Blistering Remarks (DonkeyHotey) The author writes, “Pelosi … alluded

Brazil Opens ‘Spectacular’ Antarctic Research Base — but Will It Get the Cash Needed to Fulfill Its Potential?

Reading Time: 2 minutes French Unions Continue Strikes Despite Government’s Compromise Overture (Chris) The author writes, “French transport strikes continued

NSA Reveals Major Flaw in Microsoft’s Windows 10 Code

Reading Time: 2 minutes Congressman: Homelessness Should Be Seen as an Emergency (Reader Steve) The author writes, “A California congressman

The Unholy Trinity of Illegal Campaign Coordination

Reading Time: 4 minutes Ever since the Supreme Court reopened the floodgates for unlimited political contributions in its controversial Citizens

Raising the Minimum Wage by $1 May Prevent Thousands of Suicides

Reading Time: 2 minutes PODCAST: Why Was an Alleged Rape Victim Convicted for Lying? (Chris) From the Guardian: “[Last] week,

An Experiment in Decency

Reading Time: 17 minutes A federal investigation following the 2014 protests in Ferguson, MO, revealed that much of the town’s

California Budget Proposal Includes $1 Billion ‘Green Loan Fund’

Reading Time: 2 minutes Once again, California is leading the way in innovation. Gov. Gavin Newsom’s (D) 2020 budget proposal

Gardening Trends for 2020: Think Unconventional, Sustainable

Reading Time: 2 minutes FBI Surveillance Vendor Threatens to Sue Tech Reporters (Mili) From Gizmodo: “Motherboard on Thursday revealed that

Lawmakers Grill Voting Machine Vendors on Paperless Machines

Reading Time: 4 minutes The heads of three top voting-machine vendors testified before the Committee on House Administration Thursday, with

Iranian Cyberattacks Feared After Killing of Top General

Reading Time: 2 minutes Duncan Hunter Will Probably Get His Congressional Pension Despite Guilty Plea (Reader Steve) The author writes,

Australian PM Defends His Response to Deadly Fires

Reading Time: 2 minutes Explosive Report Indicates That Donald Trump’s Loans From Deutsche Bank Were Backed by Russia (Chris) From

Ignoring Warning Signs: Officials Approve Vulnerable Voting Machines

Reading Time: 8 minutes Election officials know very well that using outdated and costly touchscreen voting machines — which are

‘We Sleep in Our Gas Masks’: Eyewitness to Australia’s Firestorm

Reading Time: 4 minutes This is a firsthand account from our local correspondent SOUTH EAST AUSTRALIA – We have been

How Will Iran Respond After US Kills Top General?

Reading Time: 14 minutes Six months ago, WhoWhatWhy presented a cast of characters that could trigger a war between the

New Year’s Eve Sees Nationwide Gun Violence, Ending Record-High Year of Mass Killings

Reading Time: 2 minutes Lawmakers Pledge ERA Will Pass in Virginia. Then What? (Reader Steve) The author writes, “The proposed