America’s War on Libya

America's War on Libya - by Stephen LendmanSince WW II alone, America waged direct and proxy wars against Korea, Southeast Asia, Central and South American countries, African ones, Iraq, Afghanistan, Palestine, and now Egypt and Libya. One down, one to go, besides dozens of attempted and successful coups, as well as numerous other interventions to... Continue Reading →

Out-of-Control Human Rights Abuses in Iraq

Out-of-Control Human Rights Abuses in Iraq - by Stephen LendmanOn February 21, a Human Rights Watch (HRW) press release headlined, "Iraq: Vulnerable Citizens at Risk," announcing its new report titled, "At a Crossroads: Human Rights in Iraq Eight Years After the US-Led Invasion." Besides many others, two previous articles discuss more, accessed through the following... Continue Reading →

Waging War on Working Americans

Waging War on Working Americans - by Stephen LendmanOutside the beltway, ground zero is Wisconsin, but worker rights are threatened across America, including by the Obama administration's spurning them since taking office in January 2009. While giving at least $12.4 trillion to Wall Street crooks and hundreds of billions more to other corporate favorites, he... Continue Reading →

Reactionary Extremism in Wisconsin and Ohio

Reactionary Extremism in Wisconsin and Ohio - by Stephen LendmanIt's spreading nationally under Republican and Democrat administrations, but Wisconsin and Ohio are key battleground states. Wisconsin especially - ground zero to save organized labor, on the chopping block to be weakened ahead of eliminating it altogether, returning America to 19th century harshness. Already a shadow... Continue Reading →

Our Man in Pakistan

Our Man in Pakistan - by Stephen LendmanRaymond A. Davis, CIA agent, is one of many working covertly with assets infesting virtually all countries worldwide, especially ones vital to America's imperial agenda. On February 21, New York Times writers Mark Mazzetti, Ashley Parket, Jane Perlez and Eric Schmitt headlined, "American Held in Pakistan Worked with... Continue Reading →

Major Media Promote War on Libya

Major Media Promote War on Libya - by Stephen LendmanWhen imperial America wants war, peace advocates are shut out by official rhetoric and hawkish media reports supporting militarism, not diplomatic efforts to achieve peace. Those for it aren't heard. Hugo Chavez's government is one. On February 28, Venezuela's Foreign Minister, Nicolas Maduro, warned against belligerence... Continue Reading →

Seventh Annual Israel Anti-Apartheid Week

Seventh Annual Israeli Anti-Apartheid Week - by Stephen LendmanThe web site announced it in over 60 cities worldwide, including:Adelaide, Al Quds, Amman, Amsterdam, Bard (NY), Basel, Beirut, Belfast, Berkeley, Bern, Bethlehem, Bilbao, Birzeit, Bordeaux, Boston, Brisbane, Brussels, Cape Town, Cleveland, Denver, Dublin, Dundee, Durban, Edmonton, Gainesville, Gaza, Geneva, Grahamstown, Haifa, Houston, Ireland, Johannesburg, La... Continue Reading →

Unverified Misreporting on Libya

Unverified Misreporting on Libya - by Stephen LendmanAmerica's media, Britain's state-controlled BBC, other Western sources, and Al Jazeera are spreading unverified or false reports on Libya's uprising. On February 25, writer Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya, a Middle East/Central Asian specialist, based on reliable in-country contacts, headlined an important article, "Libya: Is Washington Pushing for Civil War... Continue Reading →

Obstructing and Delaying Aristide’s Return

Obstructing and Delaying Aristide's Return - by Stephen LendmanHe's lived in exile since US marines forcefully ousted him at gunpoint on February 29, 2004. Efforts to help him return followed, what he's wanted for eight years today, the anniversary of his abduction.On February 25, San Francisco's Bay View and other publications ran attorney Walter Riley's... Continue Reading →

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