Author Archives: Stephen Lendman

Media hostility toward nations free from US imperial control

No nations should subordinate their sovereign rights to the will of another country. Continue reading

First of 5 Iranian tankers enters Venezuelan waters

First some facts establishment media suppress. Continue reading

Trump regime refuses to provide PPE for healthcare workers

Indifference toward human health and welfare by Trump and hardliners infesting his regime has been shown repeatedly throughout their time in office. Continue reading

Trump’s vaccine deception

Trump is a congenital liar. Accept nothing he says at face value. Continue reading

Rewriting history is a US specialty

The power of endlessly repeated propaganda gets most people to believe almost anything—especially when pounded into the public consciousness by press agent establishment media. Continue reading

Trump regime hardliners want Social Security and Medicare eliminated

Social Security and Medicare are insurance programs, not welfare—funded by equal worker-employer payroll tax deductions. Continue reading

Indifference toward public health and welfare in America

The US is the only developed nation without some form of universal healthcare coverage. Continue reading

Effects of US lockdowns v. lifting them

A University of Pennsylvania Wharton School model isn’t encouraging. Continue reading

Israeli brutality against Palestinians during COVID-19 outbreaks

Instead of easing state-sponsored violence against Palestinians at a time of COVID-19 outbreaks, the racist Netanyahu regime and extremist settlers it supports are using the public health crisis to intensify viciousness. Continue reading

She’s back: Nikki Haley’s anti-China rage

Neocon hardliner Nikki Haley is an ideologically extremist hawk on the far-right fringe of US politics. Continue reading

Washington’s Dr. Strangelove

There are lots of choices for this dubious distinction from elements of both right wings of Washington’s one-party state. Continue reading

Misinterpreting the Constitution, a Trump specialty

Nearly all US presidents reinterpreted international, constitutional, and US statute laws time and again. Continue reading

Hungry Americans

In more normal times than now, tens of millions of Americans face hunger and food insecurity in the world’s richest country. Continue reading

Get ready for an unacceptable new normal

At times like now, ideas lying around dormant on the shelf become reality. Continue reading

Healthcare know-nothings running Trump regime’s COVID-19 crisis response

In late February, Trump bungled by putting evangelical Christian fascist/science denier Pence in charge of one of two COVID-19 task forces. Continue reading

US prevents adoption of UN resolution to lift illegal sanctions to combat COVID-19

A UN General Assembly resolution introduced by Russia to lift illegally imposed US sanctions on Iran, Venezuela, and other nations was rejected by the Trump regime. Continue reading

White House: No more help for ordinary Americans in need

During the 2008-09 financial crisis, banks got trillions of dollars of free bailout money. Ordinary Americans got sold out. Continue reading

Phony Trump regime narco terrorism charges against Venezuelan officials

The US is the world’s leading narco-terrorist state—an indisputable fact! Continue reading

Lack of affordable healthcare puts millions of Americans at risk

The US is the world’s only developed country without some form of universal healthcare. Continue reading

House passed paid sick leave only for 20% of US workers

Monied interests and government officials serving them at the federal, state, and local levels comprise America’s ruling class. Continue reading

Dirty system triumphs on mini-Super Tuesday

Tuesday results in six states for Dems largely replicated Biden’s pre-scripted week ago Super Tuesday triumph over Sanders. Continue reading

Dems rigging things for establishment figure Biden?

The myth of moderate Joe belies his hardline agenda throughout a near-half century of public life as US senator and vice president. Continue reading

Final Israeli election results

Tabulating March 2 election results took time to include absentee ballots. Continue reading

Bernie bashing

In a free, fair and open process, Bernie Sanders would be odds on favorite to become Dem standard bearer against Trump in November. According to polls, he’d likely defeat DJT and become the 46th US president. Continue reading

Electoral dirty tricks in play on Super Tuesday?

How is it possible for a Dem presidential aspirant ahead in most Super Tuesday states (according to polls), including California and Texas, to lose overall to a challenger? Continue reading

One-sided official Western and establishment media support for Israel

Since Harry Truman in May 1948 was first among world leaders to recognize the new Jewish state on stolen Palestinian land, the US, other Western nations, and their establishment media one-sidedly supported its ruling regimes—ignoring their high crimes of war, against humanity, and persecution of long-suffering Palestinians. Continue reading

War on dissent by the US and West threatens speech, media and academic freedoms

Censorship is the new normal in America and the West, wanting the message controlled, targeting what conflicts with it for elimination, notably on major geopolitical issues. Continue reading

Trump to slash Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security benefits?

On the sidelines of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Trump was asked if cutting Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security is on his agenda. Continue reading

Pompeo in fascist Colombia

Fascist Colombia is a narco-terrorist state, providing an illicit drug super-highway to the US and other countries. Continue reading

Human Rights Watch disinformation

In cahoots with its wealthy donors and imperial USA, Human Rights Watch (HRW) operates as a mouthpiece for powerful pro-Western interests. Continue reading

US deterrence: Code language for endless wars on humanity

Washington’s criminal class is bipartisan. Continue reading

A state of war exists between the US and humanity

There’s no ambiguity about what’s going on globally. Continue reading