McCarthyism Writ Large

McCarthyism Writ Large by Stephen Lendman In the late 1930s and 1940s, the House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC) targeted alleged communist sympathizers. Uncorroborated hearsay alone mattered. Prominent Hollywood figures were named. Hundreds of actors, directors, producers, screenwriters, musicians, songwriters, and other artists were accused of communist sympathies.  They were blacklisted. Notable ones were called the... Continue Reading →

Monsanto’s Harvest of Shame

Monsanto's Harvest of Shame by Stephen Lendman In 1960, Edward R. Murrow hosted CBS Reports. It was television the way it should be. It no longer exists.  It was a feature TV documentary series. They're not shown today. They told viewers what they need to know. Modern-day Murrows aren't around. They're excluded from TV. They... Continue Reading →

Imminent US War on Syria?

Imminent US War on Syria? by Stephen Lendman Syria is Washington's war. It was planned years ago. It's about regime change. America wants pro-Western puppet leaders replacing independent ones. Washington doesn't launch conflicts to quit. US-enlisted death squads are no match against Syria's military. They're being routed.  Fresh terrorists are imported from abroad. They're from... Continue Reading →

False Flag Chemical Weapons Attack on Syria

False Flag Chemical Weapons Attack on Syria by Stephen Lendman False flags are an American tradition. They're an Israeli tradition. They're used strategically. They reflect Big Lies.  Merriam-Webster calls them "deliberate gross distortion(s) of the truth used especially as a propaganda tactic." Official stories are false. They're contrary to reality. They turn truth on its... Continue Reading →

Drumbeat for War on Syria

Drumbeat for War on Syria by Stephen Lendman Whenever America goes to war or plans one, media scoundrels march in lockstep. Truth is the first casualty. Managed news misinformation substitutes.  It happens every time. It's standard practice. It's no different this time. Facts on the ground don't matter. They're systematically ignored.  Nations Washington opposes are... Continue Reading →

State-Sponsored Terrorism on Lebanon

State-Sponsored Terrorism on Lebanon by Stephen Lendman Washington's war on Syria targets Lebanon. Cross-border spillover's increasing. Neighborhoods were attacked. State-sponsored anti-Assad/Hezbollah terrorists bear full responsibility. In May, two rockets stuck south Beirut. Four casualties were reported. Attacks occurred hours after Hezbollah leader Sheikh Hassan Nasrallah spoke.  He vowed to help Assad achieve victory over Western-backed... Continue Reading →

Bradley Manning: Imprisoning a National Hero

Bradley Manning: Imprisoning a National Hero by Stephen Lendman We're all vulnerable. We're all Bradley Manning. His fate is ours. Charging, prosecuting, convicting, sentencing and imprisoning him reflects the shame of the nation. It reveals its true face. Previous article said American honors its worst. It spurns its best. It vilifies them. It persecutes them.... Continue Reading →

Lawless NSA Spying Exposed

Lawless NSA Spying Exposed by Stephen Lendman It's longstanding. It's no secret. It's well known. Now we know more. The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) deserves credit. On August 21, it headlined "Intelligence Agency Attorney on How 'Multi-Communication Transactions' Allowed for Domestic Surveillance." EFF filed a FOIA lawsuit. For over a year, it fought for public... Continue Reading →

Syria: Truth v. Lies on Chemical Weapons Use

Syria: Truth v Lies on Chemical Weapons Use  By Stephen Lendman Churchill was right saying "(a) lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on."  Today it circulates instantly. It does so virtually everywhere.  Nazi Reich Minister of Propaganda Joseph Goebbels said: "If you tell a lie... Continue Reading →

Egypt’s Reign of Terror

Egypt's Reign of Terror by Stephen Lendman Mark Twain once said history doesn't repeat. It rhymes. French history includes la Terreur (the Reign of Terror). Dickens called it the best and worst of times. It began in 1789. It promised "liberte, egalite and fraternite. It lasted a decade. It ended a millennium of monarchal rule.... Continue Reading →

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