Pushing for War on Iran

Pushing for War on Iran by Stephen Lendman Congressional hawks want war. Bipartisan support backs it. Moderates outnumber hotheads. At issue is for how long. Saber rattling, fear mongering, and bogus accusations persisted for years. Now it's showing up in legislation. More on that below.  Possibly a false flag will ignite another Authorization for Use... Continue Reading →

Progressive Radio News Hour Guests for May 24, 26, and 27, 2012

The Progressive Radio News Hour Guests for May 24, 26, and 27, 2012 Thursday, May 24 at 10AM US Central time: Don DeBar DeBar is a longtime activist/journalist, a former Pacifica Radio WBAI news editor, and current CPR Morning Show host. He also contributing to a book on NATO's Libya war along with Cynthia McKinney,... Continue Reading →

Chicago Under Siege

Chicago Under Siege by Stephen Lendman NATO arrives everywhere violently. Chicago was no exception. During summit activities, city cops are enforcers. They specialize in serving wealth, power, and imperial interests. Their guerrilla warfare history is notorious. They're reliable state terror partners.  Their tactics include no-holds barred surveillance, vigilantism, and brutality. They're infamous for physical confrontation,... Continue Reading →

Jerusalem Day

Jerusalem Day by Stephen Lendman In May 1948, Israel's independence was Palestine's Nakba. In June 1967, Jerusalem Day for Jews was Nakba 2.0 for Palestinians. In 1948, Israelis stole 78% of historic Palestine. In 1967, they took the rest. In the process, they deprived Palestinians of their historic capital even though the UN declared Jerusalem... Continue Reading →

Life in Occupied Chicago

Life in Occupied Chicago by Stephen Lendman Through Monday, downtown residents live in occupied Chicago.  Secret Service agents, NORTHCOM and National Guard forces, as well as thousands of state and local police seem everywhere. Getting around feels hazardous. Anyone may be stopped, searched, interrogated, even arrested. Residents were advised to hunker down and stay out... Continue Reading →

Headlines Reveal Life in Occupied Palestine

Headlines Reveal Life in Occupied Palestine by Stephen Lendman They also reflect rogue Israeli leadership threatening humanity. More on that below. Gaza remains isolated and besieged. Its health minister said the lives of 404 kidney failure patients are threatened. Enough dialysis "Bloodline" supplies aren't available. Health Ministry spokesperson Ashraf Al-Qudra said without them, dialysis machines... Continue Reading →

Chicago Militarized for NATO

Chicago Militarized for NATO by Stephen Lendman Ready or not, NATO arrived on May 19 and 20. Chicago's in virtual lockdown. Residents feel occupied. Building occupants got special instructions. This writer's residence advised "leaving town between May 18 - 22." Otherwise limit city travel. Have essentials on hand, including food and water. Consider working at... Continue Reading →

Israeli Police State Crimes

Israeli Police State Crimes by Stephen Lendman Multiple times daily they occur in Occupied Palestine. In the week ending May 16, Palestinian West Bank communities experienced 41 lawless incursions. Numerous arrests followed. Three journalists and three children were targeted. Dozens of peaceful Nakba Day demonstrators were injured. Others were arrested. Security forces wounded 16 Palestinians... Continue Reading →

Greece Reflects Growing Economic Turmoil

Greece Reflects Growing Economic Turmoil by Stephen Lendman Straightjacket Eurozone rules trap 17 dissimilar countries. Greece proved most vulnerable. It's cratering under imposed austerity.  It's the epicenter of Europe's deepening economic crisis. Fed up Greeks want change. May 6 parliamentary elections favored anti-austerity candidates. Coalition talks failed. On June 17, new elections may or may... Continue Reading →

Ziyad Yaghi: Guilty of Being Muslim in America

Ziyad Yaghi: Guilty of Being Muslim in America by Stephen Lendman Post-9/11, America declared war on Islam. Wars rage abroad. At home, innocent victims are wrongfully charged, prosecuted, convicted by intimidated and pressured juries, and imprisoned. Ziyad's one of many hundreds serving long prison terms in America's gulag. His crime is being Muslim in America... Continue Reading →

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