Deepening Greek Tragedy

Deepening Greek Tragedy by Stephen Lendman Greece is banker occupied. Ordinary people have no say. Parliamentarians get orders and obey. Despite multiple painful austerity rounds, Troika power demands more - the IMF, EU and European Central Bank (ECB). Money power dictates bankers get paid first. People needs are sacrificed for them. Bankers also want implementation... Continue Reading →

Khader Adnan: Day 60 and Counting

Khader Adnan: Day 60 and Counting by Stephen Lendman On February 15, Palestinian faction leaders began supportive hunger strikes. Gazans erected a sit-in tent near ICRC's Gaza City offices. Islamic Jihad leaders Sheikh Nafth Azzam, Ahmad Al-Mudallal, Dawood Shihab and Khader Habit joined with others and civil society organization members. Al-Mudallal said striking "support(s) the... Continue Reading →

Financial Oligarch Power Raping Greece

Financial Oligarch Power Raping Greece by Stephen Lendman On February 12, Greece's banker controlled parliament passed sweeping austerity measures on top of multiple previous rounds. New ones include: sacking 15,000 public workers in 2012 and 150,000 by 2015; slashing private sector wages by 20%; lowering monthly minimum wages from 750 to 600 euros; cutting fast... Continue Reading →

Aafia Siddiqui’s Struggle for Justice

Aafia Siddiqui's Struggle for Justice by Stephen Lendman Previous articles discussed her 2003 abduction, detention, torture, false charges, prosecution, and conviction despite clear evidence she's innocent. Nonetheless, in September 2010, she was wrongly sentenced to 86 years in prison. Imprisoning her for hours, let alone years, constitutes gross injustice. Doing so compounded years of horrific... Continue Reading →

Eye in the Sky Spying on Americans

Eye in the Sky Spying on Americans by Stephen Lendman Money power runs America. So do lobbies representing all corporate and other interests. The Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) represents dozens of influential companies. They include Lockheed Martin, Boeing, Northrop Grumman, Raytheon, Bell Hellicopter Textron, Sikorsky Aircraft, Goodrich, General Dynamics, Honeywell, Booz Allen... Continue Reading →

BBC: Caught in the Act

BBC: Caught in the Act by Stephen Lendman On February 11, the London Independent headlined, "BBC to issue global apology for documentaries that broke rules," saying: "....(P)rograms were made by third-party in pay of governments and firms." In other words, they were propaganda, not legitimate news and information. More on the scandal below. Throughout its... Continue Reading →

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