Gloom and Doom

Gloom and Doom by Stephen Lendman Sharply lower global equity markets since last August reflect years of Fed-led central banks’ money printing madness, running headlong into economic contraction and instability. China when thriving is a key engine of world economic growth, a depressant when declining. Official numbers conceal how much, at best a small fraction... Continue Reading →

Obama: Serial Killer

Obama: Serial Killer by Stephen Lendman On Wednesday, a banner was displayed on the top floor of a building across from Washington’s Moscow embassy - the word “KILLER” prominently displayed on Obama’s image in blood red. The previous evening, a laser display projected the accusation “Obama Killer #1” on the embassy itself. Moscow-based Glavplakat art... Continue Reading →

Europe Waging War on Refugees and Asylum Seekers

Europe Waging War on Refugees and Asylum Seekers by Stephen Lendman A previous article said calling them “migrants” irresponsibly denigrates their humanity, mocks their suffering and need for help. They’re desperate people, fleeing countries ravaged by US-led aggression, seeking safe havens to stay alive.  Most are Muslims, easy targets for vilification. Islamophobia rages across Europe... Continue Reading →

Shaky Run-Up to Syrian Peace Talks

Shaky Run-up to Syrian Peace Talks by Stephen Lendman Talks are scheduled to begin Friday at Geneva’s Palais des Nations. It’s still unclear precisely who’s coming - what parties and individuals got invitations, which ones accepted or rejected them. From what’s known so far, US/UK/Saudi-backed terrorist groups were invited - a bloc known as the... Continue Reading →

Saudi Airstrikes on Yemen Deliberately Target Civilians

Saudi Airstrikes on Yemen Deliberately Target Civilians by Stephen Lendman On January 27, London’s Guardian cited a UN panel investigating its terror-bombing found “widespread and systematic” attacks on civilians and civilian-related targets - horrendous war crimes by any standard. The Guardian said evidence uncovered raises disturbing questions about Britain supplying Riyadh with heavy weapons. US... Continue Reading →

Denigrating Refugees and Asylum Seekers

Denigrating Refugees and Asylum Seekers by Stephen Lendman Post-9/11, US-led imperial wars created the greatest refugee crisis since WW II, a high crime, Bush and Obama officials remaining unaccountable.  Calling desperate people fleeing conflict areas for safe havens in Europe “migrants” denigrates their humanity, ignores what they’ve endured, reflecting indifference to suffering most people can’t... Continue Reading →

Was Attack on Riyadh’s Tehran Embassy a False Flag?

Was Attack on Riyadh’s Tehran Embassy a False Flag? Stephen Lendman Iran continues investigating the January 2 attack on Riyadh’s Tehran embassy. Last weekend, its judiciary spokesman Gholam Hossein Mohseni Ejehi said arrests were made. Some suspects were released, one believed responsible for arranging the attack still in custody, Ejehi saying: “We are investigating “whether... Continue Reading →

Ban Ki-moon’s Duplicitous Criticism of Israel

Ban Ki-Moon’s Duplicitous Criticism of Israel by Stephen Lendman Ban exclusively serves Western interests, a loyal imperial servant throughout his tenure, taking no action against US-led NATO or Israeli high crimes. Addressing Security Council members on Tuesday, his comments rang hollow - calling Israel’s settlement activities “provocative acts.”  Specifically, he addressed approved plans for 150... Continue Reading →

Israeli Textbook Blames Arab Citizens for State-Sponsored Terrorism

Israeli Textbook Blames Arab Citizens for State-Sponsored Terrorism by Stephen Lendman Israeli state-terrorism is longstanding, brutally persecuting Occupied Palestinians and its own Arab citizens. Wars against defenseless Gazans are waged at its discretion. Institutionalized racism is official policy. So are land theft for exclusive Jewish development, extrajudicial executions, torture and other forms of abuse. Thousands... Continue Reading →

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