Israel’s Likely Coalition Partner Government Threatens Humanity

Israel's Likely Coalition Partner Government Threatens Humanity by Stephen Lendman Extremist Israel officials favor wealth, power, privilege and dominance. Tuesday's elections hardened fascism.  Palestinians have the greatest cross to bear. Jews have their own. Humanity very much is threatened. More on that below. Expect occupation harshness to be worse than ever. Palestinians are blamed for... Continue Reading →

Targeting Younas Abdullah Muhammad

Targeting Younas Abdullah Muhammad by Stephen Lendman American disparagement of Muslims is longstanding. In his book "Reel Bad Arabs: How Hollywood Vilifies a People," Jack Shaheen said they've been denigrated throughout decades of cinematic history. From silent films to recent ones, they advance prejudicial attitudes. They reinforce malicious stereotypes. They foster notions of Western values,... Continue Reading →

Fascism Wins Big in Israel

Fascism Wins Big in Israel by Stephen Lendman Israeli election results hardened fascist rule. Dominant right-wing parties control 102 of 120 Knesset seats.  Israelis have themselves to blame. They elected Israel's most extremist government in history. Militarism, belligerence, state-sponsored terrorism, occupation ruthlessness, settlement expansions, and neoliberal harshness reflect official policy. Peace is a non-starter. A... Continue Reading →

Targeting Chavismo

Targeting Chavismo by Stephen Lendman Dark Washington forces never quit. Nor do media scoundrels. Chavez is fair game. Since 1999, he's been maliciously targeted and maligned. Ill or well makes no difference. Alberto Barrera Tyszka and Cristina Macano are unapologetic. They represent neoliberal corporate views. They got feature New York Times op-ed space.  They headlined... Continue Reading →

Israeli Election Results

Israeli Election Results by Stephen Lendman Israel has no constitution. Basic Laws substitute. One defines the "Powers and Functions of the Knesset." It's elected by "general, national, direct, equal, secret and proportional elections in accordance with Knesset Elections Law." Israel's Central Elections Committee overseas procedures. It's composed of Knesset members. A Supreme Court justice chairs... Continue Reading →

Lynne Stewart’s Struggle for Justice Continues

Lynne Stewart's Struggle for Justice Continues by Stephen Lendman Numerous previous articles discussed her case, character, and dedication to rule of law principles. She's an internationally recognized human rights lawyer.  She tirelessly worked for justice. She devoted her life and work to upholding principles too important to reject. She knew the risks and took them.... Continue Reading →

Inaugural Hypocrisy

Inaugural Hypocrisy by Stephen Lendman A previous article discussed America's quadrennial exercise in hypocrisy. It's institutionalized. It conceals the nation's dark side. Pomp and circumstance hide neoliberal harshness. War is portrayed as peace. Lawless government is called legitimate. Democracy never existed and doesn't now. Freedom in America is endangered. Bipartisan complicity plans destroying it altogether. ... Continue Reading →

Dominant Israeli Parties Spurn Democracy

Dominant Israeli Parties Spurn Democracy by Stephen Lendman Israel never was democratic and isn't now. One-fifth of its citizens are enfranchised in name only. They have no say. Nor do most Jews. More on Israel's election below. On January 22, Israelis voted. Over 5.6 million were eligible. About 1,000 polling stations accommodated them. In most... Continue Reading →

Four More Years

Four More Years by Stephen Lendman Inaugurating US presidents quadrennially reflects institutionalized hypocrisy. On January 20, Obama began term two. After all the harm he caused so many, imagine how much more he plans. He broke every major campaign promise made. He mocks legitimate governance. He lawlessly serves powerful monied interests. They own him.  He... Continue Reading →

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