Seventh Annual Israel Anti-Apartheid Week

Seventh Annual Israeli Anti-Apartheid Week - by Stephen LendmanThe web site apartheidweek.com 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 →

Spreading Activism for Change

Spreading Activism for Change - by Stephen LendmanEgyptians want it. So do Palestinians, Arabs throughout the region, protesting East and West Europeans, others across the world, and growing numbers in America, especially in Wisconsin - ground zero to save organized labor. At issue is freedom v. tyranny, what Aaron Russo's 2006 film called "Freedom to... Continue Reading →

America’s Total Surveillance Society

America's Total Surveillance Society - by Stephen LendmanIn 2003, an ACLU report warned that "Big Brother" no longer is fiction, America having advanced to where total surveillance is now possible. Barry Steinhardt, Director of the ACLU's Technology and Liberty Program said:"Given the capabilities of today's technology, the only thing protecting us from a full-fledged surveillance... Continue Reading →

Middle East Protests Continue for Unmet Demands

Middle East Protests Continue for Unmet Demands - by Stephen LendmanSo far, weeks of regional protests achieved nothing. Despite ousting Egypt's Mubarak and Tunisia's Ben Ali, their regimes remain in place, offering nothing but unfulfilled promises.On February 26, Egyptians again protested in Tahrir Square. This time, however, military forces confronted them, Reuters headlining, "Egypt military... Continue Reading →

Hidden Provisions in Wisconsin Bill

Hidden Provisions in Wisconsin Bill - by Stephen LendmanOn February 25, AP said the Wisconsin Assembly, after days of debate, passed Walker's contentious bill, but the standoff is far from over. Senate Democrats remain absent in Illinois, vowing to resist ending collective bargaining rights for public workers. So far, Walker won't compromise, so resolution is... Continue Reading →

Institutionalized Arab Inequality in Israel

Institutionalized Arab Inequality in Israel - by Stephen LendmanIn December 2010, the Adalah Legal Center for Arab Minority Rights in Israel published a study titled, "Inequality Report: The Palestinian Arab Minority in Israel," saying:Affecting Jews as well, it takes many forms, including:-- privileged v. deprived groups;-- Western Jews (Ashkenzim) v. Eastern ones (Mizrakhim);-- men v.... Continue Reading →

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