Prospects and Consequences of Attacking Iran

Prospects and Consequences of Attacking Iran - by Stephen LendmanHopefully its folly will prevent it. Otherwise, expect severe repercussions, including a considerable counterattack and disruption of regional oil supplies, further impacting a troubled global economy. So why consider it, given the December 2007 US National Intelligence Estimate (NIE) saying:"We judge with high confidence that in... Continue Reading →

Gazans Denied Medical Care Under Siege

Gazans Denied Medical Care under Siege - by Stephen LendmanTwo recent reports discuss it, a July Physicians for Human Rights - Israel (PHR-IL) one titled, "A Situation Report on Obstacles Facing Gaza Residents in Need of Medical Treatment," and a June one titled, "Who Gets to Go," jointly prepared by PHR-IL, the Al Mezan Center... Continue Reading →

Israel’s New Land Grab Master Plan

Israel's New Land Grab Master Plan - by Stephen LendmanThe new plan updates older ones, going back to the first, what Israeli historian Ilan Pappe documented in his 2006 book, "The Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine," on David Ben-Gurion's Plan D (Dalet in Hebrew), his final master plan following Plans A, B and C, what Palestinians... Continue Reading →

Stop the Wall: People v. Oppression

Stop the Wall: People v. Oppression - by Stephen LendmanThis article follows an earlier UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs Special Report titled, "The Impact of the Barrier on Health," accessed through the following link:http://sjlendman.blogspot.com/2010/07/israels-separation-wall-health-hazard.htmlStop the Wall.org (STW) is a "Palestinian movement against the (Separation) Wall and the settlements under Israeli repression," calling... Continue Reading →

Palestinian Children Under Occupation

Palestinian Children Under Occupation - by Stephen LendmanThe Al-Zaytouna Centre for Studies and Consultations is a Beirut, Lebanon-based organization engaged in "strategic and futuristic studies on the Arab and Muslim worlds, (emphasizing) the Palestinian issue." In July 2010, it published the latest in its "Am I Not a Human?" series titled, "The Suffering of the... Continue Reading →

Public Anger and Distrust of Business and Government

Public Anger and Distrust of Business and Government - by Stephen LendmanAn April 2010 Pew Research Center (PRC) for the People & Press study and others report growing public anger, distrust, and hostility toward business and government because of a "perfect storm of conditions" - wrecked economies, fueling "epic discontent" toward responsible officials. PRC found... Continue Reading →

Israel’s Separation Wall: A Health Hazard

Israel's Separation Wall: A Health Hazard - by Stephen LendmanIn July 2004, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) ruled the Separation Wall illegal, saying its route inside the West Bank, and associated gate and permit system, violated Israel's obligations under international law, ordering the completed sections dismantled, and "all legislative and regulatory acts relating thereto"... Continue Reading →

Harvard Report Documents Media Bias and Misreporting

Harvard Study Documents Media Bias and Misreporting - by Stephen LendmanThis writer's November 2009 article titled "Paid Lying: What Passes for Major Media Journalism" also discussed it in detail, accessed through the following link:http://sjlendman.blogspot.com/2009/11/paid-lying-what-passes-for-major-media.htmlIt called major media journalism biased, irresponsible, and sensationalist - misreporting, distorting, exaggerating, misstating, or suppressing vital truths - serving state and... Continue Reading →

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