Britain’s War on Islam

Britain's War on Islam - by Stephen LendmanWestern vilification of Islam is longstanding, cruel, and unjustifiable. In his 1978 book "Orientalism," Edward Said explained a pattern of Western misinterpretation of the East, especially the Middle East. In "Culture and Imperialism" (1993), he broadened Orientalism's core argument to show the complex relationships between East and West... Continue Reading →

Daily Israeli Crimes Against Humanity

Daily Israeli Crimes Against Humanity - by Stephen LendmanDaily accounts can be followed on important sites such as Palestine Chronicle.com, Palestine Telegraph.com, and the Electronic Intifada.net as well as others like Israel's oldest daily newspaper, Haaretz, available online in English.They and others document harrowing crimes virtually ignored in the West, especially by America's media offering... Continue Reading →

Drugging Guantanamo Detainees

Drugging Guantanamo Detainees - by Stephen LendmanFrom inception, most Guantanamo detainees were uncharged. On January 5, the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) said:"....the vast majority of the men at Guantanamo should never have been detained in the first place, and that over 550 have been released and are peacefully rebuilding their lives." Most of the... Continue Reading →

Shield Act Targets First Amendment Freedoms

Shield Act Targets First Amendment Freedoms - by Stephen LendmanFor decades, America's freedoms have eroded, notably post-9/11 with:-- a president declaring unconstitutional unitary executive powers to rule unilaterally;-- his successor embracing the doctrine;-- checks and balances and separation of powers virtually ended;-- passage of the USA Patriot Act;-- Homeland Security Act; -- other repressive laws;... Continue Reading →

Waging War on American Workers

Waging War on American Workers - by Stephen LendmanTarget one is America's middle class, endangered after decades of wealth shifts to super-rich elites besides most high-pay, good benefit jobs, offshored to cheap labor markets - a policy Washington's duopoly endorses. It's the most serious threat to middle America since attacks began in the 1970s.On December... Continue Reading →

Lanny Davis: Lobbyist for Despots

Lanny Davis: Lobbyist for Despots - by Stephen LendmanOn October 2, 2009, Legal Times writer Jeff Jeffrey headlined, "Lanny Davis Leaves Orrick for McDermott Will & Emery," saying:Former Clinton White House special counsel "left Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe to join McDermott Will & Emery's regulatory and government strategies practice." At Orrick, he "led a rather... Continue Reading →

Israel’s Knesset Targets Leftist Organizations

Israel's Knesset Targets Leftist Organizations - by Stephen LendmanNumerous previous articles explained Israel's hardline anti-democratic agenda, several accessed through the following links:http://sjlendman.blogspot.com/2010/10/israeli-knessets-anti-democratic-agenda.htmlhttp://sjlendman.blogspot.com/2010/11/lurching-toward-gomorrah-growing.htmlhttp://sjlendman.blogspot.com/2010/12/israels-sham-democracy.htmlNow the latest. On January 5, Israel's Knesset, by a 47 - 16 vote, approved forming a parliamentary committee to investigate leftist Israeli organizations. Among them, B'Tselem issuing a same day press release headlined,... Continue Reading →

Annabel Melongo: Victimized and Imprisoned

Annabel Melongo: Victimized and Imprisoned - by Stephen LendmanIn May 2006, Melongo was bogusly charged and arrested for computer tampering and eavesdropping without consent - the former accusation based solely on Save-A-Life Foundation (SALF) founder, Carol Spizzirri, a woman exposed as a liar. More about her and SALF below. Melongo justifiably claims she was framed... Continue Reading →

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