Detroit Mirrors America’s Decline

Detroit Mirrors America's Decline by Stephen Lendman America's been declining for decades. It's going the way of all empires. It's dying a slow death. It's epitaph one day will read hubris and overreach killed it. Misguided policies don't work. Chalmers Johnson once said it's "too late for mere scattered reforms." They won't make a damn... Continue Reading →

Palestinian Oppose Fake Peace Talks

Palestinians Oppose Fake Peace Talks by Stephen Lendman They begin Tuesday in Washington. They're orchestrated to fail. Israel and America don't negotiate. They demand unconditional surrender. PA coup d'etat president Abbas is a longtime collaborator. Chief PA negotiator Saeb Erekat's a convenient stooge.  He, Abbas and other PA conspirators represent Israel, not Palestine. They're well... Continue Reading →

Israel Spurns Peace and Justice

Israel Spurns Peace and Justice by Stephen Lendman They're verboten. They're off the table. They always were. They are now. Upcoming peace process pretense masks reality.  Initiatives were stillborn from inception. They remain so. Palestinians genuinely want peace. Israel categorically denies them. Issues mattering most remain unresolved. Upcoming talks exclude them. Israel wants unconditional surrender.... Continue Reading →

Lies, Damn Lies and US Promises

Lies, Damn Lies and US Promises by Stephen Lendman US promises aren't worth the paper they're written on. They never were. They're not now. They're made to be broken. It happens with disturbing regularity. Attorney General Eric Holder wrote Russia's justice minister Alexander Vladimirovich Konovalov. He wants Edward Snowden extradited. He lied. He always lies.... Continue Reading →

Escalated Thatcherism in Britain

Escalated Thatcherism in Britain by Stephen Lendman A previous article discussed Thatcherism. It's Chicago School fundamentalism writ large. It's financial terrorism. It's hugely exploitative. It's forced-fed austerity. It's corporate welfare. It's mass privatizations. It benefits business and society's wealthy. It's government of, by, and for privileged elites alone.  It's fundamentally unfair. It's cutthroat predatory capitalism.... Continue Reading →

America: Super-Bully Nation

America: Super-Bully Nation by Stephen Lendman Count the ways. Obama's waging financial war on humanity. He's waging multiple direct and indirect hot ones. He bears full responsibility.  He represents the worst of rogue leadership. He heads America's coup d'etat government. It "lacks constitutional and legal legitimacy," said Paul Craig Roberts.  Washington's ruled by "usurpers," he... Continue Reading →

Israel: Talking Peace, Waging War

Israel: Talking Peace, Waging War by Stephen Lendman No peace/peace talks convene next week in Washington. They're fake. They're subterfuge. They're meaningless. They never worked before. They're rigged to fail now.  Israeli and US orchestrators assure it. So do longtime Palestinian collaborators. They're Israeli enforcers. They're assigned that role. They're well compensated for doing so.... Continue Reading →

Russia and China Prepare for Global War

Russia and China Prepare for Global War by Stephen Lendman Both countries want peace, not war. America threatens them. Defensive readiness is prioritized. Forewarned is forearmed. NATO's a global alliance. Washington heads it. It's a geopolitical threat. It menaces humanity. It's expanding worldwide. It's allied for offense, not defense. It plans war, not peace. It's... Continue Reading →

Obama’s Way: Waging Financial War on Humanity

Obama's Way: Waging Financial War on Humanity by Stephen Lendman Class war rages in America. Institutionalized inequality defines it. Obama continues what began decades ago. He exceeds the worst of his predecessors. He supports capital's divine right. He transferred unprecedented wealth amounts from ordinary Americans to Wall Street, war profiteers, other corporate favorites and privileged... Continue Reading →

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