Battleground Wisconsin: Corporate Power v. Worker Rights

Battleground Wisconsin: Corporate Power v. Worker Rights - by Stephen LendmanThe issue in Wisconsin and across America is simple and straightforward - a corporate-financed offensive to crush unions, returning workers to 19th century harshness with no rights whatever. As a result, well-funded union busting organizations want collective bargaining rights abolished, social benefits ended, wages kept... Continue Reading →

Corporate Coup d’Etat in Wisconsin

Corporate Coup d'Etat in Wisconsin - by Stephen LendmanRalph Nader calls Washington corporate-occupied territory - "every department agency controlled by the overwhelming presence of corporate lobbyists, corporate executives in high government positions, turning the government against its own people."Nader also said corporations don't just control government, they are the government. "The corporation IS the government!"... Continue Reading →

Pack Journalism Promotes War on Libya

Pack Journalism Promotes War on Libya - by Stephen LendmanAmerica's major media never met an imperial war it didn't love and promote, never mind how lawless, mindless, destructive and counterproductive. Despite Washington already bogged down in two losing ones, Obama's heading for another on Libya, the media pack in the lead clamoring for it, perhaps... Continue Reading →

Wisconsin Democrats Plan Capitulation

Wisconsin Democrats Plan Capitulation - by Stephen LendmanThree weeks and counting since Wisconsin public workers began heroically protesting for rights too important to lose, including collective bargaining without which all others are threatened. Daily, many thousands braved cold and snow - marching, demonstrating, and sleeping over, sacrificing personal comforts to keep struggling for justice. Teachers,... Continue Reading →

Extrajudicial Assassinations: Official Israeli Policy

Extrajudicial Assassinations: Official Israeli Policy - by Stephen LendmanExtrajudicial assassinations are willful, premeditated, cold-blooded murder. Nonetheless, they're official Israeli policy. Killers get impunity. Investigations rarely happen. Occasional ones absolve crimes, letting new ones repeat freely. Israel's Turkel commission sanctioned the Mavi Marmara massacre. A previous article discussed it, accessed through the following link:http://sjlendman.blogspot.com/2011/01/gaza-flotilla-massacre-whitewash.htmlIsrael's internal 2008... Continue Reading →

America’s War on Libya

America's War on Libya - by Stephen LendmanSince WW II alone, America waged direct and proxy wars against Korea, Southeast Asia, Central and South American countries, African ones, Iraq, Afghanistan, Palestine, and now Egypt and Libya. One down, one to go, besides dozens of attempted and successful coups, as well as numerous other interventions to... Continue Reading →

Out-of-Control Human Rights Abuses in Iraq

Out-of-Control Human Rights Abuses in Iraq - by Stephen LendmanOn February 21, a Human Rights Watch (HRW) press release headlined, "Iraq: Vulnerable Citizens at Risk," announcing its new report titled, "At a Crossroads: Human Rights in Iraq Eight Years After the US-Led Invasion." Besides many others, two previous articles discuss more, accessed through the following... Continue Reading →

Waging War on Working Americans

Waging War on Working Americans - by Stephen LendmanOutside the beltway, ground zero is Wisconsin, but worker rights are threatened across America, including by the Obama administration's spurning them since taking office in January 2009. While giving at least $12.4 trillion to Wall Street crooks and hundreds of billions more to other corporate favorites, he... Continue Reading →

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