Israel’s Wanton Aggression On Gaza

Israel's Wanton Aggression On Gaza - by Stephen LendmanIt's not the first time and won't be the last. On December 27, AP reported that: "Israeli aircraft struck Hamas security compounds across Gaza on Saturday in unprecedented waves of simultaneous attacks, and Hamas and medics reported dozens of people were killed."Haaretz headlined:"Israel launched (Operation Case Lead)... Continue Reading →

Early Suspicions About Bernard Madoff

Early Suspicions About Bernard Madoff - by Stephen LendmanOn December 12, 2008, the Wall Street Journal headlined: "Top Broker Accused of $50 Billion Fraud. Bernard L. Madoff....was arrested by federal agents (the previous day) after his sons turned him in for running what they said their father called a giant Ponzi scheme."Too late to matter,... Continue Reading →

The Federal Reserve Abolition Act

The Federal Reserve Abolition Act - by Stephen LendmanOn June 15, 2007, Ron Paul introduced HR 2755: Federal Reserve Abolition Act. There were no co-sponsors, no further action was taken, and the legislation was referred to the House Committee on Financial Services and effectively pigeonholed and ignored. It's a bold and needed measure to "abolish... Continue Reading →

Obama v. Richard Falk on Israel and Occupied Palestine

Obama v. Richard Falk on Israel and Occupied Palestine - by Stephen LendmanObama leaves no ambiguity where he stands. From public statements, campaign pledges, policy advisors, and war cabinet selections, his positions affirm:-- one-sided pro-Israeli zealotry; -- continued Palestinian oppression; -- no end to the Iraq war and occupation;-- possibly attacking Iran and/or allying with... Continue Reading →

Obama’s New Appointments

Obama's New Appointments - by Stephen LendmanThe beat goes on. As with his economic and security appointments, Obama again disappointed but didn't surprise. Without exception, his team assures business as usual, a near-seamless transition from George Bush, and not "change to believe in." His latest choices raise more cause for concern and with good reason.Media... Continue Reading →

Excess Debt and Deflation = Depression

Excess Debt and Deflation = Depression - by Stephen LendmanIrving Fisher (1867 - 1947) was perhaps the most noted economist of his day. The Concise Encyclopedia of Economics calls him "one of America's greatest mathematical economists and one of" its clearest writers. He earned special acclaim for his work on monetary and statistical theory, policy,... Continue Reading →

The Persecution of Syed Fahad Hashmi

The Persecution of Syed Fahad Hashmi - by Stephen LendmanIt's a familiar story. A Muslim American is accused of terrorism for supporting Al Queda and conspiracy to provide support for a Foreign Terrorist Organization (FTO). The prosecution asks for the maximum sentence. Once again, an innocent man is arrested, charged, indicted and convicted with no... Continue Reading →

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