Bolivia’s New Constitution: Progressive Change or Business As Usual

Bolivia's New Constitution: Progressive Change or Business as Usual? - by Stephen LendmanIn Bolivia's history, January 25 was historic but getting there violent and uncertain. On July 2, 2006, a new Constituent Assembly was elected. On August 6, it was sworn in, but for six months remained snagged in procedural debates and achieved little. By... Continue Reading →

Bashing Venezuelan Democracy

Bashing Venezuelan Democracy - by Stephen LendmanIn November/December 2006, Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting's (FAIR) Steve Rendall explained that "Hugo Chavez never had a chance with the US press." It's been a constant since his December 1998 election, and hasn't let up to this day, with language all too familiar:-- a "would-be-dictator;-- an autocratic demagogue;--... Continue Reading →

Israel Killed Everything but the Will to Resist

Israel Killed Everything but the Will to Resist - by Stephen Lendman" 'Freedom or death', is the popular Palestinian mantra," wrote Palestine Chronicle Editor-in-Chief Ramzy Baroud in his January 22 article titled "Breaking Gaza's Will: Israel's Enduring Fantasy."Three weeks of Israeli terror caused about 1400 deaths, over 5500 injured (many seriously), vast destruction throughout Gaza,... Continue Reading →

Al Nakba Redux

Al Nakba Redux - by Stephen LendmanFor Palestinians, the Nakba "Catastrophe" is their "Holocaust" six-month slaughter and displacement before and after the May 1948 establishment of Israel. In December 1947, Jews in Palestine numbered 600,000 compared to 1.3 million Palestinians. David Ben-Gurion ordered them removed and for "Every attack....to end with occupation, destruction and expulsion."He... Continue Reading →

Today in Solidarity We’re All Palestinians

Today in Solidarity We're All Palestinians - by Stephen LendmanWorld outrage continues over Israeli war crimes and Washington's complicity. Gazans are now immortalized. Hamas is more popular than ever and remains resolute despite everything the IDF threw against it. Democrats and Republicans share equal guilt. They fund Israeli state terror, are partnered in its aggression,... Continue Reading →

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