Authors

Whitney Webb has been a professional writer, researcher and journalist since 2016. She has written for several websites and, from 2017 to 2020, was a staff writer and senior investigative reporter for Mint Press News. She currently writes for The Last American Vagabond.


Vanessa Beeley is an independent journalist and photographer who has worked extensively in the Middle East – on the ground in Syria,Egypt, Iraq and Palestine, while also covering the conflict in Yemen since 2015. In 2017 Vanessa was a finalist for the presitigioius Martha Gellhorn Prize for Journalism which was won by the much-acclaimed Robert Parry that year. In 2018 Vanessa was named one of the 238 most respected journalists in the UK by the British National Council for the Training of Journalists. In 2019, Vanessa was among recipients of the Serena Shim Award for uncompromised integrity in journalism. Vanessa contributes regularly to many indpendent media outlets which include The Last American Vagabond, UK Column and Mint Press News. Please support her work at her Patreon account.


Raul Diego is an independent journalist, writer, researcher and documentary filmmaker. Founder and editor of Deep City Chronicles, staff writer and photojournalist. Director/Producer Borderline: The Unhinged Truth About the Drug War”; currently working on “Ghost on the Water” and “Inspired Ground: Austin”