Israel Targets Palestinian Children

Israel Targets Palestinian Children by Stephen Lendman Imagine waging war on kids. Imagine doing it no-holds-bared. A joint Four Corners/The Australian broadsheet investigation discusses ruthless Israeli treatment.   Palestinian boys are targeted. Beatings, arrests, detentions and torture follow. More on it below. In November 2011, the weekend Australian magazine headlined "Stone cold justice," saying: "You... Continue Reading →

An Open Letter to Barack Obama

An Open Letter to Barack Obama by Stephen Lendman Congratulations, Mr. President. You're the latest in a long line of lawless leaders. You achieved rogue status without really trying. Contempt for rule of law principles, duplicity and moral cowardice define your administration. Pretense otherwise doesn't wash. Instead of improving lives for ordinary Americans, you created... Continue Reading →

Ukraine: Coup Plotters Consolidate Power

Ukraine: Coup Plotters Consolidate Power by Stephen Lendman Events continue fast moving. The Wall Street Journal headlined "White House Backs Political Change in Ukraine," saying: "The Obama administration Saturday issued a cautiously worded statement about the swift political change in Ukraine, but generally endorsed the parliament's moves to set new presidential elections in May and... Continue Reading →

Ukraine: US-Orchestrated Coup d’Etat

Ukraine: US Orchestrated Coup d'Etat by Stephen Lendman A previous article called Obama the latest in a long line of lawless US leaders. He exceeds the worst of his predecessors and then some. His rap sheet is long and loathsome. He shames the office he holds. He broke every major promise made. He threatens world... Continue Reading →

Right-Wing Politicians Usurp Power in Ukraine

Right-Wing Politicians Usurp Power in Ukraine by Stephen Lendman Fascists infest Ukraine's parliament. They gained majority control. They did so after dozens of pro-government legislators bolted the ruling Party of Regions. They violated Friday's agreed on terms. They did so in league with Washington. They impeached President Viktor Yanukovych.  They ousted him. They declared him... Continue Reading →

Ukraine: Shaky Truce with Consequences

Ukraine: Shaky Truce with Consequences by Stephen Lendman A previous article discussed Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych and fascist opposition leaders agreeing on terms to end street violence. They suggest unconditional surrender. Events are so fluid it's hard knowing for sure what's coming until they play out. They're unlikely to any time soon. Ukraine is an... Continue Reading →

Fascism’s Ugly Face in Ukraine

Fascism's Ugly Face in Ukraine by Stephen Lendman Far-right Ukrainian ultranationalists are fascist extremists. Washington provides support. Oleh Tyahnybok heads the neo-Nazi Svoboda party. It's allied with likeminded groups.  They openly display Stepan Bandera's Organization of Ukrainian Nationalists (OUN-B) red and black flag.  He was a Nazi collaborator. He participated in mass executions and ethnic... Continue Reading →

Unconditional Surrender in Ukraine

Unconditional Surrender in Ukraine by Stephen Lendman As things now stand, Obama won. EU partners won. Fascist extremists won. Russia lost.  So did ordinary Ukrainians. Months of struggling for something better apparently turned out in vain. More on this below. Events remain fast-moving. Overnight negotiations produced an early Friday morning deal. Talks lasted eight hours.... Continue Reading →

Obama Targets Press Freedom

Obama Targets Press Freedom by Stephen Lendman Obama is obsessed with secrecy. He wants government wrongdoing suppressed. Whistleblowers are criminalized for doing their job. Independent journalism is threatened. Helen Thomas (1920 - 2013) covered five decades of US administrations. She began during the Kennedy years. In July 2009, she complained about Obama. She called his... Continue Reading →

Scoundrel Media War on Ukraine

Scoundrel Media War on Ukraine by Stephen Lendman Ukraine is being attacked. Kiev resembles a war zone. Obama bears full responsibility for months of conflict. What's ongoing was planned long before violence erupted. Washington wants all independent governments toppled. Ukraine is the most important former Soviet republic. At stake is its national sovereignty. Its future... Continue Reading →

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