The Right Way to Challenge Fake News

The Right Way to Challenge Fake News by Stephen Lendman Trump is right challenging fake news. It’s about time someone in high office did it. He’s going about it the wrong way. Without speech, media and academic freedoms, all other rights are threatened.  Barring certain media outlets from attending Friday’s White House press briefing while... Continue Reading →

Russia to Veto New SC Sanctions on Syria

Russia to Veto New SC Sanctions on Syria by Stephen Lendman Russia intends vetoing a draft US, UK, French Security Council resolution, imposing new sanctions on Syria - based on fabricated accusations of chemical weapons use. No credible evidence proves Syria used toxic agents at any time throughout years of conflict. Plenty indicates use by... Continue Reading →

Ecuadorean Presidential Election Run-Off Announced

Ecuadorean Presidential Election Run-Off Announced by Stephen Lendman On Wednesday, Ecuador’s electoral commission announced a run-off to choose President Rafael Correa’s successor. On April 2, ruling Alianza PAIS candidate Lenin Moreno will face banker turned politician Guillermo Lasso. Moreno barely fell short of a 40% threshold to win in first round February 19 voting -... Continue Reading →

Trump’s Hawkish National Security Advisor

Trump’s Hawkish National Security Advisor by Stephen Lendman Bipartisan neocons infesting Washington love General HR McMaster. So do media scoundrels, notably The NYT, calling his appointment “an enlightened choice” for good reason. He’s militantly anti-Russia. In a May 2016 Potomac Foundation address, he lied claiming Russia invaded Ukraine and annexed Crimea - calling 2014 the... Continue Reading →

Iraq Bombs ISIS in Syria

Iraq Bombs ISIS in Syria by Stephen Lendman According to an unnamed Damascus source allegedly close to its Foreign Ministry, Iraq’s mission was approved and conducted in “coordination” with Syria’s government. It hasn’t been officially confirmed so what’s going on isn’t clear. A statement by US-installed Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abbadi said “(w)e are determined... Continue Reading →

Opposing Doctrines: Putin v. Trump

Opposing Doctrines: Putin v. Trump by Stephen Lendman After a century of US-instigated adversarial relations, it’s wishful thinking to believe Trump’s ascension to power means Washington turning a new leaf on Russia. Vladimir Putin and US ruling authorities (including Trump) are polar opposites. Russia’s leader supports peace, stability and multi-world polarity. Dark forces running America... Continue Reading →

Ending Obamacare’s Nightmare Promises a Worse One

Ending Obamacare’s Nightmare Promises a Worse One by Stephen Lendman Addressing the Conservative Political Action Conference on Thursday, Vice President Pence said “America’s Obamacare nightmare is about to end.” He lied saying he and Trump are committed to giving every American “access to quality, affordable health insurance,” vowing an “orderly transition” from current policy to... Continue Reading →

Geneva IV Peace Talks on Syria Off to a Rocky Start

Geneva IV Peace Talks on Syria Off to a Rocky Start by Stephen Lendman On Thursday, Syria’s delegation faced off against US-supported terrorist groups wanting its legitimate government toppled.  Both sides are nowhere near resolving differences between them after three previous failed rounds. Two sessions in Astana, Kazakhstan this year achieved little. Geneva IV may... Continue Reading →

Police State Viciousness Against Native American Water Protectors

Police State Viciousness Against Native American Water Protectors by Stephen Lendman On Thursday, militarized police, National Park Service Rangers, Bureau of Indian Affairs law enforcers, and National Guard troops using armored vehicles removed remaining Standing Rock Sioux Tribe members and supporters from their Oceti Sakowin encampment. Dozens of arrests were made, the operation an example... Continue Reading →

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