Trump Wants Welfare in America Ended

Trump Wants Welfare in America Ended by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) During the Great Depression, Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC) provided financial help to children of low or no-income families. The program later provided significant federal and state funding to needy families. Lyndon Johnson’s War on Poverty established the... Continue Reading →

Syrian Opposition Demands Regime Change

Syrian Opposition Demands Regime Change by Stephen Lendman With government and allied forces smashing US-supported terrorists, they’re in no position to demand anything. Washington, NATO, Israel their rogue allies demand it anyway. So did Syrian opposition delegates meeting in Saudi Arabia days earlier. A Syrian National Dialogue Congress will be held in Sochi, Russia at... Continue Reading →

Russia’s Foreign Agent Media Law

Russia’s Foreign Agent Media Law by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) In May 2015, Vladimir Putin signed Russia’s Law on Undesirable Organizations. It targets foreign organizations posing a “threat to the constitutional order and defense capability or the security of the Russian state” - subversive groups no governments should tolerate. The law... Continue Reading →

Transition of Power in the Lugansk People’s Republic

Transition of Power in the Lugansk People’s Republic by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) On Friday, President of the Lugansk People’s Republic Igor Plotnitsky resigned, citing health reasons. Head of LPR’s State Security Ministry Leonid Pasechnik replaced him as temporary leader, saying: “In accordance with his decision, I will assume the duties... Continue Reading →

White House Support for Aggression and Blockade of Yemen

White House Support for Aggression and Blockade of Yemen by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) Humanitarian conditions in the country are dire. International Rescue Committee in Yemen country director Paolo Cernuschi called world community “silence” on what’s going on “shocking.” If blockade of ports continues, “we really are looking at a catastrophic... Continue Reading →

US to Stop Arming Syrian Kurds?

US to Stop Arming Syrian Kurds? by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) Washington has been supplying Kurdish fighters in northern Syria with heavy weapons and other material support for many months, ignoring Turkish criticism. On Friday, President Erdogan said “(w)e have clearly expressed our stance” on this issues. Russia shares Ankara’s concern,... Continue Reading →

US CHIP Program Endangered

US CHIP Program Endangered by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) The Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) is administered by the Health and Human Resources Department, providing matched funds to states. It covers healthcare for around nine million children and hundreds of thousands of pregnant women from low-income families - too high to... Continue Reading →

Trump Wants Kushner and Ivanka Out of Washington

Trump Wants Kushner and Ivanka Out of Washington by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) According to Vanity Fair, citing two unnamed Republicans, Trump is “frustrated with (son-in-law Jared) Kushner’s political advice in his capacity of senior advisor to the president, including his encouragement to back losing Alabama GOP candidate Luther Strange and... Continue Reading →

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