Stories by Russ Baker

Russ Baker is editor of and author of "Family of Secrets: The Bush Dynasty, America’s Invisible Government and the Hidden History of the Last Fifty Years." subscribe to Russ Baker's feed

Posted on: Apr 28, 2016, Source: WhoWhatWhy

Timing is everything when it comes to responsible journalism.

Posted on: Mar 11, 2014, Source: WhoWhatWhy

There are gaping holes in the story about the largest terrorist attack on American soil since 9/11.

Posted on: Dec 7, 2012, Source: WhoWhatWhy

The idea is that a more flexible, more humane, and more responsive medical practice is actually a money-saver.

Posted on: Oct 3, 2012, Source:

Gulf states want more of a share of money from drilling, but will the public really benefit?

Posted on: Sep 10, 2012, Source:

A New York Times story on Afghanistan's mineral wealth ignores the extent to which imperial-style resource grabs are the real drivers of foreign policy and wars.

Posted on: Jun 28, 2012, Source:

The hijacking of the Arab Spring has been aided by a media that airs propaganda on Syria.

Posted on: Jun 1, 2012, Source:

JFK assassination documents offer surprising lessons about government secrecy -- and Obama's presidency.

Posted on: May 20, 2012, Source:

Not all politicians are created equal. And not all are treated equally. Therein lies an issue deserving a closer look: whether vulnerable Democrats are targeted for destruction.

Posted on: May 4, 2012, Source:

America’s system of detaining and monitoring "criminals" impacts more people than ever before.

Posted on: Apr 6, 2012, Source:

Having secured the democratic vote based on the right-wing options, Obama is cracking down on medical marijuana to appeal to new voters and maintain Big Pharma's allegiance.

Posted on: Mar 1, 2012, Source:

Anyone who declares that Americans will not stand for another Bush presidency is sorely underestimating the Bush family.

Posted on: Feb 29, 2012, Source:

We're right to worry about a candidate's religious beliefs when they threaten our liberties.

Posted on: Oct 22, 2011, Source:

American Interventionism (Everywhere)!

Posted on: Sep 22, 2011, Source:

New evidence links the Saudi royal family to Saudis in South Florida, who reportedly had contact with the 9/11 hijackers before fleeing the US prior to the attacks.

Posted on: Sep 2, 2011, Source:

Wait! Did the West just engineer the overthrow of another unpopular regime to get at an easy supply of oil?

Posted on: Aug 17, 2011, Source:

On closer inspection, the widely-celebrated New Yorker cover story on the death of Osama Bin Laden raises more questions than it answers.

Posted on: Jul 25, 2011, Source:

Rupert Murdoch has done a whole lot more damage over his career than what is being revealed in the hacking scandal.

Posted on: Jan 26, 2011, Source:

A common theme runs through a variety of news stories: there isn’t enough money around, and so working people must take a hit. But is that really the only solution?

Posted on: Nov 9, 2010, Source:

Investigative journalist Russ Baker offers a corrective counter-narrative to Bush's 'Decision Points.'

Posted on: Oct 1, 2010, Source:

A crucial aspect of Bob Woodward's career that has been ignored by most of the media: Woodward is the military's man, and always has been.