Ron Paul’s Anti-Progressive Agenda

Ron Paul's Anti-Progressive Agenda - by Stephen Lendman Compared to a rogue's gallery of Republican aspirants, supporters claim Paul looks good by comparison. Look again and think carefully about America in his hands. True enough, he wants the Federal Reserve abolished. He calls it "dishonest, immoral, unconstitutional," and America's "great(est) threat and prosperity." "Out-of-control... Continue Reading →

State of Human Rights in Israel

State of Human Rights in Israel - by Stephen Lendman Annually, the State Department publishes human rights reports for over 190 countries. Its latest April 8, 2011 Israel assessment noted serious human rights abuses, including: (1) numerous NGO complaints about torture and other abuses in Gaza and the West Bank. (2) Israel's High Court of... Continue Reading →

Israel v. Palestine in 2012

Israel v. Palestine in 2012 - by Stephen Lendman Palestinians have endured decades of ruthless occupation. World leaders decline support. They're left largely on their own despite growing millions globally supporting them. Life in occupied Palestine is harsh and repressive. On December 26, Jerusalem's mayor, Nir Barakat, delivered another blow. The Municipality will classify 70,000... Continue Reading →

Saudi Arabian State Terror

Saudi Arabian State Terror - Stephen Lendman Annually, the State Department publishes human rights reports for over 190 countries. Its latest April 8, 2011 Saudi Arabia assessment discusses "significant human rights abuses and the inability of citizens to change its absolute monarchal rule. Abuses include: "torture and physical abuse; poor prison and detention center conditions;... Continue Reading →

Escalating Anti-Iranian Tensions

Escalating Anti-Iranian Tensions - by Stephen Lendman Whether or not anti-Iranian rhetoric, saber rattling, sanctions, other policy measures, and recent events signal war isn't known. Growing dangers though mount. America targets all independent regimes. At issue is replacing them with client ones. In October, Washington falsely charged Iran with plotting to kill Saudi Arabia's US... Continue Reading →

Grim 2012 Economic Outlook

Grim 2012 Economic Outlook - by Stephen Lendman Yearend isn't just about holiday season binge shopping, parties, and over-indulgence. It's also when economic predictions surface. The Wall Street Journal publishes consensus views. On December 23, it headlined, "Risks Cloud Outlook for Economy in 2012," saying: "The economy is poised for another year of muddling through.... Continue Reading →

Wrecking America’s Postal Service

Wrecking America's Postal Service - by Stephen Lendman At a time of open-checkbook military spending, multiple imperial wars, Wall Street bailouts, handouts to other corporate favorites, transferring unprecedented wealth to America's rich, and preserving their tax cuts and other benefits for more, austerity is impoverishing millions, destroying their futures, and wrecking America's Postal Service (USPS).... Continue Reading →

Gaza: Remembering Cast Lead

Gaza: Remembering Cast Lead - by Stephen Lendman December 27 marks the third anniversary of Israel's lawless war on Gaza. Without provocation, three weeks of terror bombing and invasion devastated the Strip. Missiles, bombs, shells, and illegal weapons were used against defenseless people. Mass slaughter and destruction followed. Brazen crimes of war and against humanity... Continue Reading →

Responsible New York Banking

Responsible New York Banking - by Stephen Lendman Founded in 1882, the Bank of Cattaraugus (B of C) exception proves the rule. Located in Western New York, it's miles from Wall Street's cesspool of fraud, market manipulation, grand theft, bailouts, and influence peddling in league with corrupt politicians getting generous campaign contribution bribes in return.... Continue Reading →

Netanyahu Rejects Peace

Netanyahu Rejects Peace - by Stephen Lendman Sham Israeli peace negotiations were stillborn from inception. Writer Henry Siegman once called them "the most spectacular deception in modern diplomatic history." Netanyahu once said they're "a waste of time." Previous Israeli officials called occupation and status quo conditions "permanent." Republican presidential aspirant Newt Gingrich calls Palestinians an... Continue Reading →

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