Haiti’s Cholera Epidemic Sparks Outrage

Haiti's Cholera Epidemic Sparks Outrage - by Stephen LendmanIn early November, thousands of Haitians rallied for President Jean-Bertrand Aristide's return and presidential hopeful Jean-Henry Ceant in the November 28 elections, one rigged by banning 14 political parties, including Fanmi Lavalas, by far the most popular.Ceant founded Aimer Haiti (Love Haiti), "a movement uniting and integrating... Continue Reading →

Class Warfare Jeopardizing American Workers’ Security

Class Warfare Jeopardizing American Workers' Security - by Stephen LendmanWarren Buffett once said:"There's class warfare, all right, but it's my class, the rich class, that's making war, and we're winning," Obama's deficit-cutting agenda the latest battle.On May 4, Hugo Radice, Life Fellow of the University of Leeds School of Politics and International Studies, headlined an... Continue Reading →

Washington Backing Indonesian State Terror

Washington Backing Indonesian State Terror - by Stephen LendmanAn earlier article said it was expected, accessed through the following link:http://sjlendman.blogspot.com/2010/03/expected-obama-administration-backing.htmlIt discussed Indonesia's National Armed Forces (TNI), especially its thuggish Kopassus Special Forces Command, its red beret unit responsible for political killings, torture, rape, and massacres of hundreds of thousands of civilians in East Timor, Aceh,... Continue Reading →

American Style Free Trade

American Style Free Trade - by Stephen LendmanAgreements like NAFTA, DR-CAFTA, and various bilateral free trade agreements (FTAs) have proved hugely destructive, superseding national laws, sovereignty, labor rights, environmental concerns, and more. "There's no free collective bargaining for workers," says Ralph Nader. "There's no rule of law (either, just) bribery, (worker exploitation and plunder). These... Continue Reading →

Torture in US Prisons

Torture in US Prisons - by Stephen LendmanIn March 2005, a UK Deborah Davis Channel 4 report titled, "Torture, Inc., America's Brutal Prisons" highlighted the horrors, including prisoners savaged by dogs, brutally shocked with cattle prods, burned by toxic chemicals, harmed by stun guns, beaten, stripped naked and abused in various other ways. Sound familiar?... Continue Reading →

Cholera Outbreak Hits Port-au-Prince

Cholera Outbreak Hits Port-au-Prince - by Stephen LendmanOn November 9, Haiti Libre said city authorities examined at least 120 suspected cases, mostly in Cite Soleil, the extremely impoverished, densely populated community home to around 400,000. More vulnerable from Hurricane Tomas flooding, Partners in Health (PIH) called crowded camps "a potential flashpoint for a cholera outbreak.... Continue Reading →

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