Chicago: “The National Capital of Police Repression”

Chicago: "The National Capital of Police Repression" - by Stephen LendmanThat's what Frank Donner called Chicago in his 1990 book, "Protectors of Privilege." As an ACLU attorney, he explained how city police and US intelligence agencies targeted alleged internal subversion, and while it operated "was the outstanding example of it its kind in the United... Continue Reading →

Palestinian Children Under Occupation

Palestinian Children Under Occupation - by Stephen LendmanThe Al-Zaytouna Centre for Studies and Consultations is a Beirut, Lebanon-based organization engaged in "strategic and futuristic studies on the Arab and Muslim worlds, (emphasizing) the Palestinian issue." In July 2010, it published the latest in its "Am I Not a Human?" series titled, "The Suffering of the... Continue Reading →

Public Anger and Distrust of Business and Government

Public Anger and Distrust of Business and Government - by Stephen LendmanAn April 2010 Pew Research Center (PRC) for the People & Press study and others report growing public anger, distrust, and hostility toward business and government because of a "perfect storm of conditions" - wrecked economies, fueling "epic discontent" toward responsible officials. PRC found... Continue Reading →

Israel’s Separation Wall: A Health Hazard

Israel's Separation Wall: A Health Hazard - by Stephen LendmanIn July 2004, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) ruled the Separation Wall illegal, saying its route inside the West Bank, and associated gate and permit system, violated Israel's obligations under international law, ordering the completed sections dismantled, and "all legislative and regulatory acts relating thereto"... Continue Reading →

Harvard Report Documents Media Bias and Misreporting

Harvard Study Documents Media Bias and Misreporting - by Stephen LendmanThis writer's November 2009 article titled "Paid Lying: What Passes for Major Media Journalism" also discussed it in detail, accessed through the following link: called major media journalism biased, irresponsible, and sensationalist - misreporting, distorting, exaggerating, misstating, or suppressing vital truths - serving state and... Continue Reading →

Marie Mason: Victimized by Green Scare State Terrorism

Marie Mason: Victimized by Green Scare State Terrorism - by Stephen LendmanIn May 2005, then FBI Deputy Assistant Director for Counterterrorism, John Lewis, told a Senate panel that ecoterrorism is "one of today's most serious domestic terrorism threats," the 2001 USA Patriot Act creating the crime of "domestic terrorism," broadening the definition to apply to... Continue Reading →

Darkness in America: Lynne Stewart’s Resentencing

Darkness in America: Lynne Stewart's Resentencing - by Stephen LendmanDescribing Lynne, one of this writer's previous articles said the following:She worked selflessly, tirelessly, and heroically for 30 years as a human rights champion, defending America's poor, underprivileged, and unwanted - people never afforded due process and judicial fairness without an advocate like her. She knew... Continue Reading →

Gaza’s Electricity Crisis

Gaza's Electricity Crisis - by Stephen LendmanUnder siege for over three years, Gaza's humanitarian crisis continues unabated, Israel's bogus easing doing little to relieve it, including a serious electricity shortage, what the Gisha Legal Center for Freedom of Movement addressed in a May report titled, "Electricity Shortage in Gaza: Who Turned Out the Lights?"Besides earlier... Continue Reading →

Under Threat: A Free and Open Internet

Under Threat: A Free and Open Internet - by Stephen LendmanThis article updates an earlier one titled "The Struggle for Net Neutrality," accessed through the following link: some background. As a candidate, Obama pledged support for "network neutrality to preserve the benefits of open competition on the Internet." As president, he reneged across the board,... Continue Reading →

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