Ship to Gaza Activists Brutalized

Ship to Gaza Activists Brutalized    by Stephen Lendman On October 22, GazaArk.org headlined "Release: Estelle crew beaten during (Israel's) attack. (Participants) were beaten during the attack and by interrogators." Former Canadian legislator "Jim Manly still in detention." More on this below. Israeli policy includes repeated crimes of war and against humanity. Occupied Palestinians suffer... Continue Reading →

Israel Wages War on Human Rights

Israel Wages War on Human Rights by Stephen Lendman Daily incidents reveal Israeli state terrorism writ large. Praying to the wrong God is called terrorism. So is wanting out from under Israel's repressive boot. Occupation harshness knows no limits. Torture is official policy. So are virtually all other crimes against humanity. Palestinian civilians suffer most.... Continue Reading →

Israeli Commandos Electro-Shock Ship to Gaza Activists

Israeli Commandos Electro-Torture Ship to Gaza Activists by Stephen Lendman On October 20, masked Israeli commandos lawlessly interdicted Ship to Gaza Estelle in international waters. It was over 30 nautical miles from Gaza's coast when intercepted. Netanyahu praised their criminality. He accused on board activists of trying to "delegitimize Israel." He also claimed "there is... Continue Reading →

Direct US/Iran Nuclear Talks

Direct US/Iran Nuclear Talks by Stephen Lendman To talk or not to talk. What's sensible is twisted to be complicated. Claiming an existential Iranian threat is red herring cover. At issue is long-planned regime change.  Washington's had no direct diplomatic relations with Iran since 1980. Instead of forthrightly explaining why, the State Department said America... Continue Reading →

Dubious Reports About Fidel Castro’s Health

Dubious Reports About Fidel Castro's Health by Stephen Lendman Responding in longer form to erroneous reports of his death, Mark Twain was quoted saying, "Reports of my death death were greatly exaggerated." The same holds for Fidel Castro. Earlier reports pronounced him dead or dying. Each one was false. Given their source, they were little... Continue Reading →

Rage Against Austerity

Rage Against Austerity by Stephen Lendman The criminal class in Washington is bipartisan. Together they planned force-fed pain. They met secretly. They mandated poverty, unemployment, homelessness, and hunger during hard times. They did it when vital help is needed. Officially it's called "austerity." Obama calls it "shared sacrifice." In other words, ordinary people "sacrifice" to... Continue Reading →

Latest Beirut Bombing Incident

Latest Beirut Bombing Incident by Stephen Lendman First impressions suggest another "who done it" incident. Similar ones occurred many times before. Guilty parties often get named later. Key always is cui bono? Media scoundrels never explain what's most important. Instead, headlines like "Blast in Beirut Is Seen as an Extension of Syria's War" circulate. The... Continue Reading →

Israel Again Commits Barbarism and Piracy

Israel Again Commits Barbarism and Piracy by Stephen Lendman On October 6, the humanitarian Estelle Ship to Gaza departed Naples, Italy for Gaza. It surprised no one that Israel again violated international law. At 10:15AM CET (Central European Time), Ship to Gaza Sweden said "Estelle is being attacked….Five or six military vessels surrounded Estelle." Soldiers... Continue Reading →

Good Guys We’re Not

Good Guys We're Not by Stephen Lendman David Cromwell is a Scottish writer, activist and oceanographer at the National Oceanography Centre in Britain. He and David Edwards are Media Lens.org co-editors. It's an antidote to misinformation. It critiques mainstream media propaganda, bias and censorship. It provides credible facts, opinion, and in-depth analysis on issues mattering... Continue Reading →

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