Manipulation – How Markets Really Work

Manipulation: How Markets Really Work - by Stephen LendmanWall Street's mantra is that markets move randomly and reflect the collective wisdom of investors. The truth is quite opposite. The government's visible hand and insiders control markets and manipulate them up or down for profit - all of them, including stocks, bonds, commodities and currencies. It's... Continue Reading →

Ending Today’s Economic Crisis Simply and Easily, in America and Globally

Ending Today's Economic Crisis Simply and Easily, in America and Globally - by Stephen LendmanSome of the best ideas are often the simplest. When applied to the global economic crisis, the solution is easier than imagined. What's hard, in fact a Gordian Knot, is the political will to embrace it. But even matters that great... Continue Reading →

Human Rights Situation in Occupied Palestine

Human Rights Situation in Occupied Palestine - by Stephen LendmanOn March 15, 2006, the UN General Assembly voted overwhelmingly 170 to 4 (with only the US, Israel, the Marshall Islands and Palau against) "to establish the Human Rights Council (HRC), based in Geneva, in replacement of the Commission on Human Rights, as a subsidiary organ... Continue Reading →

“Over the Rainbow”

"Over the Rainbow" - by Stephen LendmanThis writer just completed a six-part series on Ellen Brown's remarkable 2007 book titled "Web of Debt." This article follows from it by picking up on the theme she struck, using L. Frank Baum's "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz" as a combination parable, monetary allegory, and political manifesto for... Continue Reading →

The Russell Tribunal on Palestine

The Russell Tribunal on Palestine - by Stephen LendmanAfter two years of "underground" work, it was launched with a "successful press conference" and announcement that:"The Russell Tribunal on Palestine seeks to reaffirm the primacy of international law as the (way to settle) the Israeli-Palestinian conflict." Its work will focus on "the enunciation of law by... Continue Reading →

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