Nightmarish Trumpcare

Nightmarish Trumpcare by Stephen Lendman According to the Economic Policy Institute, “99% of Americans…win if the GOP health plan fails.” It benefits business and super-rich elites at the expense of affordable healthcare for everyone - a fundamental human right. According to Congressional Budget Office (CBO) scoring, 14 million Americans will lose coverage next year, 24... Continue Reading →

US Rules of Engagement

US Rules of Engagement by Stephen Lendman ROE define how force may be used in combat - what’s acceptable, unacceptable, under what conditions. Geneva breaches and other laws of war fall outside of ROE. Military operations are governed by laws of war and international humanitarian law. All nations are required to observe them. International and... Continue Reading →

NYT Hypocrisy

NYT Hypocrisy by Stephen Lendman In a Tuesday editorial, Times editors criticized Trump for calling Egyptian despot Abdel Fattah el-Sisi (a US War College graduate) a “fantastic guy,” ignoring his coup d’etat regime, reigning terror against Muslim Brotherhood members and other opponents. The Times selectively picks nations and leaders to criticize, ignoring ones most important... Continue Reading →

Harvard’s Fake Guide to Fake News Sites

Harvard’s Fake Guide to Fake News Sites by Stephen Lendman Is this what parents pay $63,000 annually for tuition, room, board and fees - so their children can be ill-served and ill-taught? Following the 2014 Obama administration Kiev coup, replacing democracy with fascist dictatorship, Harvard expressed concern about nonexistent “Russian aggression.” Some faculty members called... Continue Reading →

Egypt’s Mubarak to Be Freed

Egypt’s Mubarak to Be Freed by Stephen Lendman Egypt’s military coup ousted him. He didn’t resign. He was pushed.  Washington did the heavy shoving after he fell out of favor for opposing America’s war on Iraq, and plans to organize regional Sunni states against Syria, Iran and Lebanon’s Hezbollah. The so-called Arab Spring never bloomed.... Continue Reading →

Sheriff of Wall Street Kept Hands Off Top Officials

Sheriff of Wall Street Kept Hands Off Top Officials by Stephen Lendman Wall Street crooks make money the old-fashioned way - stealing it through fraud, grand theft, market manipulation, front-running them, pump-and-dump schemes, scamming investors, bribing politicians, and having its executives in top administration posts making policies facilitating chicanery. Compared to major Street firms, Bernie... Continue Reading →

Criminalizing Free Expression in Israel

Criminalizing Free Expression in Israel by Stephen Lendman In February, Association for Civil Rights in Israel executive director Sharon Abraham-Weiss blasted Netanyahu for “lashing out against the media,” saying it’s “an almost regular occurrence,” a matter “of genuine concern.” He’s waging war on free expression and the rule of law. Repressive legislation portrays “(s)ocial and... Continue Reading →

Former Ukrainian Prime Minister in Washington

Former Ukrainian Prime Minister in Washington by Stephen Lendman Yulia Tymoshenko served as illegitimate Ukrainian prime minister following the Bush administration’s 2004 Orange Revolution, toppling the sitting government, installing a pro-Western puppet regime. She a convicted felon, imprisoned for embezzlement, money laundering, hiding ill-gotten wealth abroad, and “abuse of public office.” Obama administration-installed putschists illegally... Continue Reading →

Russian Ambassador Met with Hillary’s Advisors

Russian Ambassador Met with Hillary’s Advisors by Stephen Lendman Ambassadors to America and other countries routinely meet members of their political establishment and figures connected to it. It’s part of the job. Russia’s ambassador to Washington met with numerous congressional members, including 30 Democrat senators in 2015 alone, discussing the Iran nuclear deal. Criticizing Michael... Continue Reading →

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