Glaring NYT Hypocrisy

Glaring NYT Hypocrisy by Stephen Lendman The self-styled newspaper of record notoriously features biased reporting and fake news, not the real thing on virtually all issues mattering most. It’s one-sided anti-Trumpism is disgraceful, abandoning a fair and balanced assessment of his campaign rhetoric, pledges and agenda so far in office. There’s plenty to criticize if... Continue Reading →

Syria Rejects Proposed Russian Drafted Constitution

Syria Rejects Proposed Russian Drafted Constitution by Stephen Lendman In February 2012, Syrian overwhelmingly approved a new Constitution - 89.4% in favor, 9% opposed, 1.2% of ballots invalidated - despite ongoing war, opposition boycotts, threats, and anti-Assad media campaigns. Turnout was an impressive 57.4%, given the risks most Syrians took to vote. The Constitution includes... Continue Reading →

Kiev Escalates War on Donbass

Kiev Escalates War on Donbass by Stephen Lendman Obama-installed putschists instituted a reign of terror on Ukrainians in February 2014 after usurping power illegitimately, committing sweeping human rights violations - with full US support and encouragement. How Trump intends dealing with Kiev remains to be seen. His UN envoy Nikki Haley’s comment isn’t encouraging, affirming... Continue Reading →

Trump v. CNN

Trump v. CNN by Stephen Lendman Cable television’s first news network, founded in 1980 by media mogul Ted Turner, is now its least reputable, its credibility in tatters, its ratings way down since Trump’s election. MSNBC also lost viewership. Fox News gained it at the expense of its rival cable news networks. It’s clear what’s... Continue Reading →

Trump Picks Neil Gorsuch for the Supreme Court

Trump Picks Neil Gorsuch for the Supreme Court by Stephen Lendman On Tuesday, Trump nominated US Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit Judge Neil Gorsuch to fill the Supreme Court seat left vacant after Antonin Scalia’s mid-February 2016 death, saying: “When Justice Scalia passed away suddenly last February, I made a promise to the... Continue Reading →

Trump Supplying Armored Vehicles to Anti-Syrian Forces

Trump Supplying Armored Vehicles to Anti-Syrian Forces by Stephen Lendman All anti-government forces in Syria are terrorists. No moderates exist. Does Trump want conflict resolution or continued war? According to Pentagon spokesman Col. John Dorrian, “(w)e have provided armored sport utility vehicles to the Syrian Arab Coalition using existing authorities, in the interest of helping... Continue Reading →

Trump’s National Trade Council Director Calls TTIP Dead

Trump’s National Trade Council Director Calls TTIP Dead by Stephen Lendman The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) is TPP’s counterpart - both measures constituting assaults on personal freedoms. They’re anti-consumer, anti-ecosanity, jobs-killing corporate sweetheart deals, letting them operate unaccountably at the expense of the general welfare. They empower profit-making over human health, welfare, labor... Continue Reading →

NYT Blasts Trump’s Executive Actions

NYT Blasts Trump’s Executive Actions by Stephen Lendman The Times is militantly anti-Trump, blasting him irresponsibly throughout the campaign season, continuing its assault post-election, still unrelenting since he took office. Its unstated concern is over how he’s challenging some long established policies - like killing TPP, TTIP to follow according to his chief trade advisor,... Continue Reading →

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