FDR’s New Deal v. Obamanomics

FDR'S New Deal v. Obamanomics in Their First 100 Days - by Stephen LendmanWith good reason, progressive economists reflect positively on Roosevelt's New Deal even though:-- it failed to end the Great Depression; -- had many flaws; -- did too little for blacks, women, immigrants, small farmers, agricultural workers, and the poor;-- let blacks be... Continue Reading →

Israeli Use of Palestinians As Human Shields

Israeli Use of Palestinians As Human Shields - by Stephen LendmanThe Al Mezan Center for Human Rights is a Gaza-based Palestinian NGO mandated "to promote, protect and prevent violations of human rights in general, and economic, social and cultural rights in particular, to provide effective aid to those victims of such violations, and to enhance... Continue Reading →

Media Coverage of Haiti’s Sham Elections

Media Coverage of Haiti's Sham Elections - by Stephen LendmanWhat if a national election was held and virtually no one showed up? That's precisely what happened in Haiti. On April 19, scheduled senatorial elections were to fill 12 open seats. However, after majority Fanmi Lavalas (FL) candidates were disqualified on a first time ever procedural... Continue Reading →

Haitians Overwhelmingly Reject Electoral Sham – by Stephen Lendman

Haitians Overwhelmingly Reject Electoral Sham - by Stephen LendmanOn April 19, sham elections were held to fill 12 open seats in the 30-member Haitian Senate, but most Haitians refused to go along.Earlier in February on procedural grounds, Haiti's Provisional Election Council (CEP) disqualified Fanmi Lavalas (FL) candidates from participating, the party most Haitians support.Mass outrage... Continue Reading →

Putting Finance Capitalism “Back in Its Box”

Putting Finance Capitalism "Back in Its Box" - by Stephen LendmanSo writes Philip Augar in an April 13 Financial Times (FT) op-ed. He's a former UK investment banker/broker and author of The Death of Gentlemanly Capitalism, The Greed Merchants, and most recently Chasing Alpha: How Reckless Growth and Unchecked Ambition Ruined the City's Golden Decade.... Continue Reading →

Barack Obama: Crime Boss

Barack Obama: Crime Boss - by Stephen LendmanSince taking office, Obama, wittingly or otherwise, has headed the largest criminal enterprise in history - the mass looting of national wealth to enrich his Wall Street benefactors. He assembled a rogue economic team of Clinton/Robert Rubin retreads - to fix the current crisis they engineered.In a March... Continue Reading →

Electoral Sham in Haiti

Electoral Sham in Haiti - by Stephen LendmanFew people anywhere have suffered more for so long, yet endure and keep struggling for change. For brief periods under Jean-Bertand Aristide, they got it until a US-led February 29, 2004 coup d'etat forced him into exile where he remains Haiti's symbolic leader - for his supporters, still... Continue Reading →

Investigating Israeli War Crimes in Gaza

Investigating Israeli War Crimes in Gaza - by Stephen LendmanIndependent investigations and convincing testimonies, on both sides, provide compelling evidence of Israeli war crimes in Gaza. It's time to hold the guilty accountable.In February, the Adalah Legal Center for Arab Minority Rights showed conclusively how Israel violated core international law principles by indiscriminately attacking civilians... Continue Reading →

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