The Armenian Genocide

The Armenian Genocide by Stephen Lendman Raphael Lemkin defined genocide as: "the destruction of a nation or of an ethnic group" that corresponds to other terms like "tyrannicide, homicide, infanticide, etc." (It) does not necessarily mean the destruction of a nation, except when accomplished by mass killings....It is intended....to signify a coordinated plan (to destroy)... Continue Reading →

Whistling Past the Graveyard

Whistling Past the Graveyard by Stephen Lendman Europe's sinking. Japan's in recession. China risks landing hard. America's sure to follow. Yet equity markets rallied impressively so far in January. Be careful. Economist David Rosenberg warns about renting, not owning, rallies based on hope. They're sure to disappoint, especially ones fueled by speculative excess. In his... Continue Reading →

Arab League Arrogance

Arab League Arrogance by Stephen Lendman On December 26, Arab League observers began monitoring Syrian cities. They'll remain another month, despite calls to remove them. Al Arabiya, Saudi Arabia's state-controlled media, reported Foreign Minister Prince Saud al-Faisal saying: "My country will withdraw its monitors because the Syrian government did not execute any of the elements... Continue Reading →

Violence Rages in Libya

Violence Rages in Libya by Stephen Lendman Occupied Libya isn't pretty. Libya SOS said its government "recognize(d) the presence of the forces belonging to 14 different nationalities in the country under the umbrella of the training, assistance and advice." In mid-January, 12,000 US troops sent to Malta readied to occupy Libya. Around 6,000 or more... Continue Reading →

America’s Great Divide Between Rich and Poor

America's Great Divide Between Rich and Poor by Stephen Lendman In 1962, Michael Harrington's "The Other America" exposed the nation's dark side, saying: "In morality and in justice, every citizen should be committed to abolishing the other America, for it is intolerable that the richest nation in human history should allow such needless suffering." "But... Continue Reading →

NPR and PBS Anti-Iranian Propaganda

NPR and PBS Anti-Iranian Propaganda by Stephen Lendman Both National Public Radio and Public Broadcasting serve corporate and imperial interests. They're called public to conceal their agenda. Critics ridicule NPR as National Pentagon or Petroleum Radio for good reason. It's true as well for PBS. Calling it Propaganda Public Broadcasting more accurately explains its mandate.... Continue Reading →

UK Government Suppresses Truth

UK Government Suppresses Truth by Stephen Lendman Press TV broke the news headlining, "Ofcom revokes Press TV's UK license," saying: In a questionable move and without offering a valid response to the Press TV CEO's letters, the British Office of Communications (Ofcom)" pulled the plug disgracefully. After threatening it for months, it "removed the channel... Continue Reading →

Handbook on Israeli Apartheid

Handbook on Israeli Apartheid by Stephen Lendman In July 2005, a coalition of 171 Palestinian Civil Society organizations created the global BDS movement - for "Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions against Israel Until it Complies with International Law and Universal Principles of Human Rights" for Occupied Palestinians, Israeli Arabs, and Palestinian diaspora refugees. Since 1948, dozens... Continue Reading →

Anti-Syrian Pack Journalism

Anti-Syrian Pack Journalism - by Stephen Lendman When America wages war or plans it, major media scoundrels cheerlead in lockstep. Incendiary managed news follows. Truth and full disclosure lose out. As a result, readers and viewers are uninformed. Imperial Washington gets free reign to keep ravaging the world one country at a time, threatening humanity... Continue Reading →

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