Julian Assange Declared Enemy of the State

Julian Assange Declared Enemy of the State by Stephen Lendman America is Exhibit A on how democracies aren't supposed to work. Of course, the US isn't one now and never was.  Contrary to popular myth, it wasn't established as one. America's founders had other ideas. From May to September 1787, 55 self-serving wheeler-dealers met in... Continue Reading →

Judge Stays Terry Williams’ Execution

Judge Stays Terry Williams' Execution by Stephen Lendman A previous article discussed Terry's fight for life. He was scheduled to die on October 3. Philadelphia Common Pleas Judge M. Teresa Sarmina spared him for now. More on her ruling and what's next below. Terry was raised violently. His mother abused him physically and emotionally. She... Continue Reading →

Warmonger Netanyahu at UN

Warmonger Netanyahu at UN by Stephen Lendman Some Israeli officials around him think he's deranged for good reason. His satanic eyes alone give him away. He's a world class thug, a menace. He heads Israel's most extremist ever government. He exceeds the worst of Ariel Sharon and previous hardline leaders. He's an embarrassment to democratic... Continue Reading →

Chavez Opposition Disintegrating

Chavez Opposition Disintegrating by Stephen Lendman On October 7, voters get to choose Venezuela's next president. It's all over but the cheers, postmortems, and perhaps opposition planned disruptions.  Chavez remains overwhelmingly popular for good reason. He's a shoe in for reelection. In modern times, no previous Venezuelan leader included popular interests on his agenda. Chavez... Continue Reading →

New York Times Promotes War on Syria

New York Times Promotes War on Syria by Stephen Lendman The Times isn't alone, but its view matters. It has global reach. It's true in articles, editorials, and op-eds. The Times is out in front supporting US wars and others planned. Concerns aren't raised about constitutional or international law violations. Crimes of war, against humanity,... Continue Reading →

Terry Williams: A Life in the Balance

Terry Williams: A Life in the Balance by Stephen Lendman Human life is sacred. Throughout its history, US policy scored it. It shows horrifically in one war after another. It's no different at home at the federal, state, or local levels. Policy makes human life cheap. Black and Brown people suffer most. Institutionalized racism denigrates... Continue Reading →

Drones: Instruments of State Terror

Drones: Instruments of State Terror by Stephen Lendman A new report jointly prepared by Stanford University's International Human Rights and Conflict Resolution Clinic (SU) and New York University School of Law's Global Justice Clinic (NYU) is titled "Living Under Drones." Part one discusses strikes on rescuers, funerals, and other civilian targets. Part two examines surveillance,... Continue Reading →

Obama in New York

Obama in New York by Stephen Lendman On September 25, Obama addressed the UN General Assembly. Duplicity, imperial arrogance, and belligerent were conspicuous. He began discussing US ambassador Christopher Stevens. On September 11, he was killed in Benghazi, Libya. Obama inverted truth like he always does. He claimed he went there last year to help... Continue Reading →

Atonement: Not in Israel’s Vocabulary

Atonement: Not in Israel's Vocabulary by Stephen Lendman Yom Kippur is considered the holiest of Jewish holidays. It occurs on the 10th day of the month of Tishrei (Hebrew year 5773).  September 17 marked the new year (Rosh HaShanah). Ten days of repentance began. They culminated on Yom Kippur. It's traditionally observed by 25 hours... Continue Reading →

Agitate for Change

Agitate for Change by Stephen Lendman Sitting on the sidelines accomplishes nothing. Indifference isn't an option. Nothing important changes without public involvement and activism. "We the people" must show we mean it. Doug Dowd is an economic historian, economist, and political activist. At age 94, he's slowed, but still active, vibrant and committed for long... Continue Reading →

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