Life in Occupied Gaza

Life in Occupied Gaza - by Stephen LendmanLife in occupied Gaza was never easy, but conditions worsened markedly after Hamas' surprise January 2006 electoral victory. Israel refused recognition along with the US and the West. All outside aid was cut off, an economic embargo and sanctions were imposed, and the legitimate government was isolated. Stepped... Continue Reading →

Jennifer Van Bergen’s “The Twilight of Democracy”

Reviewing Jennifer Van Bergen's "The Twilight of Democracy" - by Stephen LendmanJennifer Van Bergen is an author, activist and educator who currently teaches English and writing at Sante Fe Community College in Gainesville, Florida. Professionally, she's also a journalist, legal analyst and non-practicing attorney who's written, spoken out and debated widely on Patriot Act justice... Continue Reading →

Israeli Oppression in Hebron – A Case History of Separation, Forced Displacement and Terror

Israeli Oppression in Hebron - A Case History of Separation, Forced Displacement and Terror - by Stephen LendmanB'Tselem is the independent Israeli Information Center for Human Rights in the Occupied (Palestinian) Territories (OPT) based in Jerusalem with a well-deserved reputation for accuracy and integrity. It was founded in 1989 to "document and educate the Israeli... Continue Reading →

Robert McChesney’s “Communication Revolution”

Robert McChesney's "Communication Revolution" - by Stephen LendmanRobert McChesney is a leading media scholar, critic, activist, and the nation's most prominent researcher and writer on US media history, its policy and practice. He's also University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign) Research Professor in the Institute of Communications Research and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science.... Continue Reading →

Institutionalized Spying on Americans

Institutionalized Spying on Americans - by Stephen LendmanThis article reviews two police state tools (among many in use) in America. One is new, undiscussed and largely unknown to the public. The other was covered in a December article by this writer called Police State America. Here it's updated with new information.The National Applications Office (NAO)... Continue Reading →

Using Bhutto for Imperial Gain

Using Bhutto for Imperial Gain - by Stephen LendmanBenazir Bhutto led the Pakistan People's Party (PPP) as "chairperson for life" until her death. She was the privileged daughter of former Pakistan President and Prime Minister, Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, who was hanged in 1979 at the likely behest of Washington and replaced by military dictator General... Continue Reading →

Fraud US-Style: Fake Videos and Elections

Fraud US-Style: Fake Videos and Elections - by Stephen LendmanFirst the videos with bin Laden ones Exhibit A. He always seems to pop up strategically at well-timed moments, almost like we planned it that way. Evidence points that way.Consider the one on Friday (September 7) before the sixth 9/11 anniversary in 2007. Digital image forensics... Continue Reading →

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