Green Scare State Terrorism

Green Scare State Terrorism - by Stephen LendmanIn May 2005, FBI Deputy Assistant Director for Counterterrorism John Lewis told a Senate panel that ecoterrorism is "one of today's most serious domestic terrorism threats." Then the FBI's James Jarboe estimated that two organizations (the Earth Liberation Front - ELF and Animal Liberation Front - ALF) committed... Continue Reading →

Breaking the Silence – Israeli Soldiers Speak

Breaking the Silence - Israeli Soldiers Speak - by Stephen LendmanThey're called "Refuseniks" but not for refusing to serve. They've done it proudly and courageously, and here's how "Courage to Refuse" members state their position:"We, reserve officers and soldiers of the Israel Defense Forces (IDF)....have always served in the front lines....were first to carry out... Continue Reading →

Hunger Plagues Haiti and the World

Hunger Plagues Haiti and the World - by Stephen LendmanConsumers in rich countries feel it in supermarkets but in the world's poorest ones people are starving. The reason - soaring food prices, and it's triggered riots around the world in places like Mexico, Indonesia, Yemen, the Philippines, Cambodia, Morocco, Senegal, Uzbekistan, Guinea, Mauritania, Egypt, Cameroon,... Continue Reading →

Updating Sami Al-Arian – His Ordeal Continues

Updating Sami Al-Arian - His Ordeal Continues - by Stephen LendmanFor regular readers of this site, Al-Arian needs no introduction. For others, here's a brief snapshot of his case before updating his current status:-- Al-Arian is a Kuwaiti-born son of Palestinian refugees who fled during the 1947-49 Nakba catastrophe; -- he came to America in... Continue Reading →

Peter Hallward’s “Damming the Flood” – Part I

Peter Hallward's "Damming the Flood" (Part I) - by Stephen LendmanPeter Hallward is a UK Middlesex University Professor of Modern European Philosophy. He's written many articles; authored several books; edited, contributed to and translated others; and has research interests in a broad range of areas, including recent and contemporary French Philosophy; contemporary critical theory; political... Continue Reading →

BBC: Imperial Tool

BBC: Imperial Tool - by Stephen LendmanAt a time of growing public disenchantment with the major media, millions now rely on alternate sources. Many online and print ones are credible. One of the world's most relied on is not - the BBC. It's an imperial tool, as corrupted as its dominant counterparts, been around longer... Continue Reading →

Destroying Public Education in America

Destroying Public Education in America - by Stephen LendmanDiogenes called education "the foundation of every state." Education reformer and "father of American education" Horace Mann went even further. He said: "The common school (meaning public ones) is the greatest discovery ever made by man." He called it the "great equalizer" that was "common" to all,... Continue Reading →

Lynne Stewart’s Long Struggle for Justice

Lynne Stewart's Long Struggle for Justice - by Stephen LendmanOn April 9, 2002, Attorney General John Ashcroft made a symbolic visit to "Ground Zero." While in New York, he held a well-publicized press conference at the US Attorney's Office and used the occasion for an indictment. Four individuals were named on charges of conspiracy and... Continue Reading →

The New York Times v. Hugo Chavez

The New York Times v. Hugo Chavez - by Stephen LendmanCarly Simon's theme song from the 1977 James Bond film "The Spy Who Loved Me" says it all about The New York Times' agitprop skill - "Nobody Does It Better" nor have others in the media been at it longer. Most important is The Times... Continue Reading →

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