Defending Zionism – Defending the Indefensible

Pro-Zionism: Defending the Indefensible - by Stephen LendmanThis article responds to a March 15 Los Angeles Times Judea Pearl one headlined: "Is anti-Zionism hate?" Pearl teaches computer science at UCLA, is the father of slain journalist Daniel Pearl, and president of the Daniel Pearl Foundation. It was "formed....to continue Danny's mission and to address the... Continue Reading →

Obama’s Latest No Banker Left Behind Scheme

Obama's Latest No Banker Left Behind Scheme - by Stephen LendmanOn Wall Street, that is. So hyped by advance fanfare, Timothy Geithner unveiled his Public-Private Investment Program (PPIP) on March 23, the latest in a growing alphabet soup of handouts topping $12.5 trillion and counting - so much in so many forms, in "gov-speak" language,... Continue Reading →

Incriminating Evidence of Israeli War Crimes in Gaza

Incriminating Evidence of Israeli War Crimes in Gaza - by Stephen LendmanThroughout its history, Israel has willfully and repeatedly committed crimes of war and against humanity, always with impunity. Yet under customary legal standards and norms (including Geneva, Hague, the UN Charter, S.C. and G.A. resolutions), it's lawless, a serial abuser, a threat to the... Continue Reading →

Hopeful Change in El Salvador?

Hopeful Change In El Salvador? - by Stephen LendmanLike other Latin American nations, El Salvador has had a long and troubled history, ruled from one decade to the next by successive military dictatorships, then since 1989 by the right wing National Republican Alliance or ARENA Party. Long-suffering Salvadorans recall the 1980s struggles when the Farabudo... Continue Reading →

Health Care Reform, Obama Style

Health Care Reform, Obama Style - by Stephen LendmanOn February 26, The New York Times headlined: "Obama Offers Broad Plan to Revamp Health Care....a (down payment $634 billion "reserve fund" for the next decade) toward his goal of covering the uninsured, and he would pay for it in part by cutting federal payments to hospitals,... Continue Reading →

Guantanamo Under Obama

Guantanamo Under Obama - by Stephen LendmanAs The New York Times reported on January 22, Barack Obama signed Executive Orders (EOs) banning torture and "directing the CIA to shut what remains of its network of secret prisons and ordering the closing of the Guantanamo detention camp within a year, government official said."The closure EO is... Continue Reading →

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