Author Archives: Stephen Lendman

Trump regime wants criticizing Israel criminalized

Zionist zealot Kenneth Marcus heads the Trump regime’s Education Department Office of Civil Rights (OCR). Continue reading

Hazardous to health GMO foods and pesticides

The danger is indisputable. Independent scientific studies exposed the hazards long ago—suppressed by Washington and US media, supporting corporate profits over human health. Continue reading

Trump regime escalates trade war with China

On Monday, Trump announced 10% tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese products. Continue reading

Did Supreme Court nominee Kavanaugh commit perjury?

Perjury involves willfully lying under oath with intent to deceive in verbal, written or other testimony in court, before a grand jury, in congressional testimony, among other proceedings. Continue reading

9/11: The day rule of law in America died

Throughout its history, America was never beautiful, far from it, a fantasy democracy from inception—the nation today on a slippery slope toward full-blown tyranny. Continue reading

Trump regime hardliners and Israel control US foreign policy

US presidents are front men for powerful interests running things—dark forces assuring their agenda is served. Continue reading

Israel denies Hamas relatives permission to leave Gaza for medical treatment

Washington, NATO and Israel need enemies to justify their indefensible actions. None exist so they’re invented. Continue reading

Most Americans and doctors support universal healthcare

Anything less than universal healthcare for all its citizens and residents is unacceptable in the world’s richest country. Continue reading

Trump regime cuts more aid to Palestinians

The Trump regime and most all congressional members one-sidedly support Israel’s killing machine. Continue reading

Censorship in America: The new normal

Dark forces in America threaten speech, media, and academic freedoms. Continue reading

Bolton and Netanyahu plot anti-Iran strategy

The Trump and Netanyahu regimes want pro-Western puppet rule replacing Iranian sovereign independence. Continue reading

21st bloody Friday in Gaza

Since March 30, Palestinian Great March of Return demonstrations have been all about contesting Israel’s unlawful blockade of the Strip, along with denying them all their fundamental rights. Continue reading

Trump regime suspends Open Skies Treaty

Washington is hostile to world peace, stability, and cooperative relations with other countries—seeking global dominance for unchallenged control over planet earth, its resources, and populations. Continue reading

Facebook restores Telesur page—for how long?

In cahoots with dark forces in Washington, Facebook is an anti-social media censoring machine. Continue reading

Facebook an anti-social media censoring machine

On Tuesday, Caracas, Venezuela-based Latin American broadcaster Telesur reported the following: “Telesur’s English’s page has been removed from Facebook for the second time this year without any specific reason being provided.” Continue reading

US jury rules against Monsanto

Monsanto is one of the most reviled corporate predators for good reason. Continue reading

Social media hostility to speech and press freedoms

In cahoots with US dark forces, Facebook wants truth-telling on vital world and national issues censored, content diverging from the official narrative suppressed. Continue reading

Alexis de Tocqueville was wrong

From inception, democracy in America was pure fantasy. No rule of the people ever existed—governance of, by, and for the privileged few alone at the expense of most others. Continue reading

Nikki Haley reinterprets aggression in Yemen

Nikki Haley is the US imperial state’s foul-mouthed voice at the UN and on the world stage—a Russophobe, Iranophoble Ziofascist extremist supporter of endless wars of aggression, blaming them on victims. Continue reading

Fantasy prosperity in America

Since the neoliberal 90s, America has been steadily thirdworldized. Over 21% of workers wanting jobs can’t find them. Continue reading

Mass incarceration in America

America’s gulag prison system is the shame of the nation. The Sentencing Project’s director, Marc Mauer, is a leading expert on US criminal injustice, harming blacks and Latinos most of all. Continue reading

Universal healthcare could save hundreds of billions of dollars annually

According to Physicians for a National Health Program (PNHP), universal healthcare in America would save about $500 billion annually—by eliminating insurer middlemen and the bureaucratic nightmare it creates for physicians and hospitals. Continue reading

Targeting Assange threatens speech, media and academic freedoms

That’s what targeting Julian Assange is all about, wanting truth-telling on vital issues suppressed. Permitting the falsified official narrative alone is where things are heading. Continue reading

Devastated Yemen faces another possible cholera crisis

Yemen is a virtual forgotten war, raging full-scale for over three years, devastating the country and its people, media scoundrels giving it short shrift coverage—US television “news” practically none at all. Continue reading

Falsely blaming Hamas for Israeli high crimes

Blaming victims is longstanding US, Israel, and scoundrel media policy. Continue reading

Diabolical plot to extradite Assange to US

Ecuador granted WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange political asylum at its London embassy in August 2012. Continue reading

Israeli war on Gaza over kites?

Hamas is a legitimate political organization, not a terrorist group as falsely designed by Israel and Washington in deference to the Jewish state. Continue reading

Apartheid rule over Palestinians enacted into Israeli Basic Law

From inception, democracy in Israel was pure fantasy. Now rights for Jews alone is official with Knesset enactment of apartheid rule over Palestinian citizens. Continue reading

Raging Russophobia in America

I was an adolescent when the Cold War began. I remember the “father of (Soviet Russia) containment” George Kennan and Winston Churchill’s 1946 Fulton, MO, “Iron Curtain” speech—later writing about what they both had to say. Continue reading

Israeli law to deny Palestinian high court petitions

On the phony pretext of seeking to reduce the High Court of Justice’s caseload, extremist Knesset members will vote this week on a repressive bill to limit the right of Palestinians to challenge illegal settlement construction on stolen land. Continue reading

Israel’s apartheid nation-state bill heading for adoption?

Like America and other Western states, democracy in Israel is pure fantasy, absent from inception. Continue reading

Israel heads toward terror war on Gaza

Israel holds Gazans hostage under an illegal blockade since mid-2007—unrelated to security issues, solely for political reasons. Continue reading