China and Russia Prioritize Korean Peninsula Denuclearization, Peace and Stability

China and Russia Prioritize Korean Peninsula Denuclearization, Peace and Stability by Stephen Lendman During Friday’s Security Council session on North Korea, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi expressed views far different from his US counterpart. He stressed peace and stability through outreach, diplomacy and dialogue toward the goal of a denuclearized Korean peninsula. Tillerson threatened war... Continue Reading →

US Troops Deployed Along Syrian/Turkish Border

US Troops Deployed Along Syrian/Turkish Border by Stephen Lendman Hundreds of US forces operate illegally in Syrian territory without government permission.  They’re allied with ISIS, Al Nusra, likeminded terrorists and Kurdish YPG fighters, supported by Pentagon terror-bombing of infrastructure and government sites - on the phony pretext of combatting ISIS America created and supports. According... Continue Reading →

100 US Senators Want Israeli High Crimes Suppressed

100 US Senators Want Israeli High Crimes Suppressed by Stephen Lendman In an April 27 letter to UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, all US senators demanded the world body ignore Israeli high crimes, calling truth-telling “anti-Semiti(c).” “Too often, the UN is exploited as a vehicle for targeting Israel,” they said. Fact: Much more needs to be... Continue Reading →

Cashing In: Obama’s Post-Presidency Bonanza

Cashing In: Obama’s Post-Presidency Bonanza by Stephen Lendman The benefits of being a former US president are limitless. Most former incumbents take full advantage. Obama is using his political celebrity to cash in hugely. He moved into a reported $5.3 million, 8,200-square foot luxury mansion, two miles from the White House. He spent weeks vacationing... Continue Reading →

Trump’s Deplorable First 100 Days

Trump’s Deplorable First 100 Days by Stephen Lendman Saturday, April 29, is his 100th day in office. He’s off to a deplorable start, the worst likely ahead. A White House press release (WHPR) turned truth on its head, praising what demands condemnation. WHPR: Trump prioritized “putting America first (and) protecting national security…” Fact: He’s consistently... Continue Reading →

China v. US on North Korea

China v. US on North Korea by Stephen Lendman On April 26, a Trump administration statement said he “aims to pressure North Korea into dismantling its nuclear, ballistic missile, and proliferation programs by tightening economic sanctions and pursuing diplomatic measures with our Allies and regional partners.” Instead of a military option, it said he seeks... Continue Reading →

Liberte, Egalite, Fraternite in France?

Liberte, Egalite, Fraternite in France? by Stephen Lendman Its deplorable policies belie its national motto - first declared during its 1789 - 99 revolution, overthrowing monarchal rule, establishing the First French Republic in 1792. When the 1848 Constitution was drafted, it was considered a “principle of the Republic.” July 14, Bastille Day, represents transferring power... Continue Reading →

Most House Democrats Support Medicare for All

Most House Democrats Support Medicare for All by Stephen Lendman Healthcare is a fundamental human right - not a commodity to be sold for maximum profits, based on the ability to pay, the deplorable way America’s system works. On January 24, Rep. John Conyers introduced HR 676: Expanded & Improved Medicare For All Act.  Referred... Continue Reading →

Grand Jury Investigated Hillary

Grand Jury Investigated Hillary by Stephen Lendman According to Judicial Watch (JW), newly released State Department documents revealed she “was the subject of a grand jury investigation related to her BlackBerry email accounts.” Released information followed JW’s lawsuit, “seeking to force Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to take steps to ‘recover emails of former Secretary... Continue Reading →

Trump’s Tax Cut Giveaway for Monied Interests

Trump’s Tax Cut Giveaway for Monied Interests by Stephen Lendman Trump proved he’s a reliable imperial/corporate/privileged class tool.  Nearing his 100th day in office on Saturday, a White House statement turned truth on its head, saying: He “has taken bold action to restore prosperity, keep Americans safe and secure, and hold government accountable.”  “At an... Continue Reading →

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