Iran: A Manufactured Threat

Iran: A Manufactured Threat by Stephen Lendman Iran attacked no other country in over 200 years. It threatens none now. It's neighbors know it. So do Washington and Israel. Nonetheless, saber rattling warnings continue. At issue is making an independent state a client one. It's why Washington orchestrated Syria's insurgency and continues anti-Iranian propaganda. Tehran... Continue Reading →

Israeli Political Prisoner Khader Adnan Near Death

Israeli Political Prisoner Khader Adnan Near Death by Stephen Lendman Thousands of Palestinian political prisoners languish in Israeli prisons. Virtually daily, more arrests are made. Those incarcerated face torture, appalling prison conditions, and other forms of abuse. Some react in response. Khader did his way by refusing food for multiple reasons, including: his rights and... Continue Reading →

Heading for War on Syria

Heading for War on Syria by Stephen Lendman Washington's longstanding policy is regime change in Iran and Syria. At issue is replacing independent regimes with client ones and securing unchallenged control of valued Middle East resources. On February 4, Russia and China vetoed a largely one-sided anti-Assad resolution. A previous article called him more victim... Continue Reading →

America’s Racist Drug Laws

America's Racist Drug Laws by Stephen Lendman Sentencing Project Executive Director Marc Mauer's a leading expert on sentencing, race, and criminal justice. For 25 years, it's "work(ed) for a fair and effective criminal justice system by promoting reforms in sentencing law and practice, and alternatives to incarceration." Criminal injustice is pervasive, especially against people of... Continue Reading →

Russia and China Veto Syria Resolution

Russia and China Veto Syria Resolution by Stephen Lendman Shortly before 1PM EST, Reuters headlined, "Russia, China veto UN resolution telling Assad to quit," saying: The diplomatic "setback" came the day after "Syrian opposition (elements) accused Assad's forces of killing hundreds of people (in) Homs, the bloodiest night in the 11 months of upheaval in... Continue Reading →

City of Brotherly Love Event Promotes War and Hate

City of Brotherly Love Event Promotes War and Hate by Stephen Lendman On February 2, notorious hatemonger Alan Dershowitz keynoted a Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia (JFGP)/Hillel of Greater Philadelphia "Evening of Unity & Community Solidarity" with Israel. Inviting him was disgraceful. He's a shameless bigot, a longstanding Islamophobe, a perverter of fundamental US and... Continue Reading →

Security Council Showdown on Syria

Security Council Showdown on Syria by Stephen Lendman Slowly things are coming to a head. America, Israel, rogue NATO partners, and regional despot allies are itching for a fight with Syria. Russia and China stand firmly opposed. On February 3, Reuters headlined, "UN council to vote on Syria resolution Saturday," saying: Britain's UN mission said... Continue Reading →

Say No to War

Say No to War by Stephen Lendman Wolfgang Borchert: German, author, playwright, poet. His experience under Hitler and Wehrmacht service changed his life. Never a Nazi supporter, he deplored compulsory Hitler Youth time. Finally he got out. In 1940, the Gestapo arrested, then released him. His Wehrmacht conscription suspended his young theatrical career. Sent to... Continue Reading →

Walid Hanatsheh: Palestinian Prisoner of Conscience

Walid Hanatsheh: Palestinian Prisoner of Conscience by Stephen Lendman The Addameer Prisoner Support and Human Rights Association calls Hanatsheh "a human rights defender who is currently in administrative detention." As Health Work Committees (HWC) Finance and Administration Manager, he helped "provide necessary healthcare to over 500,000" Palestinians. In 1994, he was detained, interrogated for 30... Continue Reading →

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