Targeting Aristide in Exile

Targeting Aristide in Exile - by Stephen LendmanElected Haiti's president in 1990. Its first ever democratically chosen one. By a sweeping two-thirds majority. Took office in February 1991. Deposed by an army-led coup in September with all the earmarks of being made-in-Washington. Returned to office in October 1994. Served until February 1996. According to Haitian... Continue Reading →

More from the Front Lines of the Financial Crisis

More from the Front Lines of the Financial Crisis - by Stephen LendmanIn its latest economic outlook, Merrill Lynch economists "worry about inflation, or more precisely," a lack of it. From crashing global equity markets, falling commodity prices, rising unemployment, stagnant wages, over-indebted households, declining production, the continuing housing crisis, and more. All pointing to... Continue Reading →

Studs Terkel: The Passing of An Icon

Studs Terkel: The Passing of An Icon - by Stephen LendmanDespite his advanced age, the news came as a shock. An era had passed. On October 31, author, activist, actor, broadcaster, and mensch for all seasons Louis "Studs" Terkel died peacefully at his Chicago North Side home at age 96. Already weakened by other ailments,... Continue Reading →

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