US Intervention in Syria

US Intervention in Syria - by Stephen LendmanDespite genuine popular Middle East/North Africa uprisings, Washington's dirty hands orchestrated regime change plans in Egypt, Libya, Yemen, Jordan, and Syria as part of its "New Middle East" project.On November 18, 2006, Middle East analyst Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya's Global Research article headlined, "Plans for Redrawing the Middle East:... Continue Reading →

America’s Terminal Decline

America's Terminal Decline - by Stephen LendmanWhat distinguished experts long knew (timetables aside), the IMF just recognized, saying China's economy will surpass America's in 2016. If so, it will signal an end to the "Age of America," and no wonder after decades of heedless profligacy. More on that below.The IMF's 2011 World Economic Outlook shows... Continue Reading →

Palestinian Unity Deal Announced

Palestinian Unity Deal Announced - by Stephen LendmanOn April 27, the International Middle East Media Center headlined, "Rival Palestinian Factions Reach Reconciliation Agreement," saying:Meeting in Cairo, Palestinian media sources announced a Hamas - Fatah reconciliation draft agreement, signaling hope for rapprochement between the two sides.Both parties agreed to form a transitional government soon. The two... Continue Reading →

Supreme Court Lets Corporations Ban Class Actions

Supreme Court Lets Corporations Ban Class Actions - by Stephen LendmanAn earlier article discussed hurdles ordinary people face before America's High Court, accessed through the following link:http://sjlendman.blogspot.com/2008/07/supreme-court-inc-supremely-pro.htmlSaying pro-business rulings aren't new, it suggested the most damaging one occurred in 1886. In Santa Clara County v. Southern Pacific Railway, the High Court granted corporations legal personhood.... Continue Reading →

Professor Hassan Diab: Unjustly Victimized

Professor Hassan Diab: Unjustly Victimized - by Stephen LendmanAn earlier article discussed the case of Canadian Professor Denis Rancourt. In March 2009, the University of Ottawa unjustly fired him for heroically supporting Palestinian liberation and justice. Access it through the following link:http://sjlendman.blogspot.com/2010/04/targeting-academic-and-speech-freedoms.htmlHis "(a)rticles and entries about activist teaching and radical pedagogy" can be followed daily... Continue Reading →

Lies, Damn Lies, and Misreporting about Gitmo Detainees

Lies, Damn Lies, and Misreporting about Gitmo Detainees - by Stephen LendmanPost-9/11, The New York Times became the lead misreporting source about Guantanamo detainees, largely characterizing them as dangerous terrorists threatening US security. For example, on July 25, 2007, (like its many other reports) William Glaberson headlined, "New US study calls Guantanamo captives dangerous," saying:A... Continue Reading →

Israel’s Lawless Arrest of Ahmad Qatamish

Israel's Lawless Arrest of Ahmad Qatamish - by Stephen LendmanOn April 21, the Addameer Prisoner Support and Human Rights Association expressed grave concern about Qatamish's arrest:"not only because (it's) motivated by his political opinions and beliefs and as such should be considered a case of arbitrary detention, but also because (he's) been (targeted by) Israeli... Continue Reading →

Brutal State Terror in Bahrain

Brutal State Terror in Bahrain - by Stephen LendmanA previous article discussed police state terror in Bahrain, accessed through the following link:http://sjlendman.blogspot.com/2011/04/police-state-terror-in-bahrain.htmlSaying sporadic protests began last summer, major ones began for regime change on February 14, the tenth anniversary of the public referendum on the Bahrain National Action Charter - a monarchy reform initiative to... Continue Reading →

Systematic Injustice Against Sundiata Acoli

Systematic Injustice Against Sundiata Acoli - by Stephen LendmanIn her book titled "The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness," Michelle Alexander cites Martin Luther King in 1968 highlighting the need to shift from civil to human rights advocacy, saying initiatives for it just began. In fact, it's truer now than then... Continue Reading →

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