Palestinian Hunger Striker Near Death

Palestinian Hunger Striker Near Death by Stephen Lendman Thousands of Palestinian political prisoners languish unjustly in Israel’s gulag hell. Hundreds are held administratively - uncharged, untried because they committed no crimes. Alleging they planned them is Israel’s phony way of justifying the unjustifiable. Hunger striking for justice is the only way Palestinian prisoners can call... Continue Reading →

Journalists Arrested in Ferguson for Doing Their Job

Journalists Arrested in Ferguson for Doing Their Job by Stephen Lendman Last August after protests followed Michael Brown’s murder, 19 journalists were arrested, according to the Freedom of the Press Foundation. Others were harassed, threatened, tear gassed, pepper sprayed and abused by other brutal police tactics. Authorities wanted journalists confined to a restricted area away... Continue Reading →

Happy Birthday Fidel

Happy Birthday Fidel On August 13, he turned 89. Wishing him the happiest of birthdays and many more ahead in good health. Feliz cumpleanos Fidel! With very best wishes, Stephen Lendman

Torturing Chelsea Manning in Prison

Torturing Chelsea Manning in Prison by Stephen Lendman US authorities ruthlessly and consistently violate 8th Amendment protection against cruel and unusual punishment. America has by far the world’s largest gulag system operating globally - filled with thousands of political prisoners, many others warranting only a reprimand (never incarceration), and countless numbers of victims of wrongful... Continue Reading →

ISIS Using Chemical Weapons Against Kurds

ISIS Using Chemical Weapons Against Kurds by Stephen Lendman Washington and Turkey are allied against sovereign Syria and regional Kurds on the pretext of fighting ISIS.  They’re imported terrorists from scores of countries serving US imperial interests - using chemical weapons against Syrian civilians. Germany’s Defense Ministry says they’re used against Kurdish forces in northern... Continue Reading →

Hillary Clinton’s Anti-BDS Agenda

Hillary Clinton’s Anti-BDS Agenda by Stephen Lendman The global BDS initiative is the single most effective campaign against longstanding Israeli ruthlessness. Hillary Clinton opposes it - supporting Israel’s worst crimes, against fundamental rights for Palestinians everyone deserves. In July, she wrote a letter to major Democrat party contributor/ billionaire entertainment mogul Haim Saban expressing alarm... Continue Reading →

Full-Scale War Looms in Donbass

Full-Scale War Looms in Donbass by Stephen Lendman US and British special forces are actively preparing Kiev’s military for escalated combat. UK Defense Secretary Michael Fallon said Britain will double the number of Ukrainian troops it’s training by yearend. He called conflict in Donbass “red hot” - heading toward getting hotter. Lugansk People’s Republic (LPR)... Continue Reading →

Washington Threatens Ecuadorian Democracy

Washington Threatens Ecuadorian Democracy by Stephen Lendman Washington rejects democratic governance everywhere - especially at home. Rule by powerful monied interests is longstanding US policy. Sovereign independent countries are targeted for regime change by color revolutions or war - including China, Russia, Iran, Venezuela and Ecuador among others. Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa urged supporters to... Continue Reading →

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