Author Archives: Stephen Lendman

Trump’s executive order to manipulate the minds of US schoolchildren

On November 2, Trump signed an executive order that aims to manipulate the minds of young children. Continue reading

Psychopathic USA

If nations had personhood, the US would be diagnosed as psychopathic, sociopathic, or both—what applies to its ruling class. Continue reading

Another 1.3 million Americans file for UI benefits

The US economy faces unprecedented economic collapse conditions. Continue reading

Lawyers, politicians and diplomats for Assange

Since brutally dragged from Ecuador’s London embassy in April last year, confined to maximum security imprisonment, and subjected to guilt by accusation extradition hearings, establishment media have been largely silent about Julian Assange’s state-sponsored crucifixion for the “crime” of truth-telling journalism. Continue reading

Over one million unemployment insurance claims for 27 straight weeks, unprecedented US economic collapse

Nothing remotely like what’s gone on since January ever happened before in the US. Continue reading

Civil libertarian, gender equity champion Ruth Bader Ginsburg passes

US Supreme Court Justice John Roberts announced Ginsburg’s death on Friday, saying, “Our aation has lost a jurist of historic stature”—one of only four women appointed to the High Court, Sandra Day O’Conner (Ret.), Sonia Sotomayor, and Elena Kagan the others. Continue reading

Gaza’s polluted drinking water

Water, not bread, is the true staff of life. Continue reading

Trump’s war on humanity advanced Washington’s pariah state status

Trump is an embarrassment to the office he holds, America’s first reality TV president, a geopolitical know-nothing manipulated by hardliners surrounding him. Continue reading

Trump’s 50 promises to be broken

All politicians lie. Rare exceptions prove the rule. Continue reading

US sanctions: Weapons of war by other means

Hegemon USA operates extrajudicially on the world stage in pursuit of its aims at the expense of world peace, stability, and sovereign rights of other nations. Continue reading

Establishment media indifference toward Israeli terror-bombing of Gaza

For 11 straight nights, the Netanyahu regime has been waging undeclared war on Gaza—terrorizing its two million people. Continue reading

Netanyahu regime terrorizes Gazans

Netanyahu is desperate. On trial for fraud, bribery and breach of trust with damning evidence against him, his political career and personal freedom are at stake. Continue reading

Trump envoy for regime change in Venezuela, Elliott Abrams, adds Iran to his portfolio

Everything thrown at the Islamic Republic for over 40 years to return the country to US client state status failed. Continue reading

Trump’s payroll tax deferral aims to weaken and kill Social Security and Medicare

All politicians lie. Rare exceptions prove the rule. Continue reading

Trump usurps congressional appropriations authority

On Saturday, Trump unconstitutionally breached exclusive congressional appropriations authority. Continue reading

Can Trump legally suspend payroll taxes by executive order?

Trump pushed the dubious scheme earlier. Continue reading

US war on Chinese enterprises

US war on China’s rising prominence on the world stage is a bipartisan affair. Continue reading

Israel considers human rights activists national security threats

Like the US and other Western states, Israel is a fantasy democracy. Continue reading

Pompeo’s big lies and deception never quit

Mike Pompeo’s public remarks in speeches, press conferences, interviews, and before Congress feature a litany of Big Lies and mass deception—notably when commenting on Trump regime’s policies and about nations on the US target list for regime change. Continue reading

The diabolical GOP HEALS Act

The vast majority in Washington are indifferent toward public health, safety and welfare. Continue reading

Pompeo gives new meaning to ugly American

Judge him by his actions and rhetoric, defining the menace he represents. Continue reading

GOP let ‘em eat cake stimulus plan

On Monday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell introduced the so-called Health, Economic Assistance, Liability Protection and Schools (HEALS) Act. Continue reading

GOP stimulus scheme: Generously fund privileged Americans, crumbs for workers

Made-in-the-USA economic collapse is the most diabolical scheme ever concocted by dark forces in the country. Continue reading

Trump regime wants Social Security and Medicare weakened

On Monday, debate began in Washington on extending aid to unemployed workers and other Americans in need at a time of economic crisis conditions. Continue reading

NYT op-ed editor/writer resigns over its abandoned journalistic principles

I’ve written scores of highly critical articles about the self-styled newspaper of record. Continue reading

Trump regime ups the stakes v. China

Trump regime hostility toward China keeps pushing the envelope toward rupturing relations altogether or possibly something worse. Continue reading

US war on humanity v. Venezuelan social democracy

Since Hugo Chavez established Bolivarian social democracy in 1999, four US regimes—from the Clintons to Trump—sought to eliminate what they consider the “threat” of a good example. Continue reading

NYT walks back from its fake news about Russia

Most everything The New York Times claims about nations on the US target list for regime change is suspect at best, a gross perversion of reality at worst—state-approved propaganda over truth and full disclosure. Continue reading

Trump at Mount Rushmore

Half a century ago I visited the site with my family. Continue reading

Governments the US wants toppled threaten no one

The US emerged from WW II as the only major power unscathed by its ravages and more powerful than ever when world peace was restored. Continue reading

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