Deepening US Hostility Toward Russia

Deepening US Hostility Toward Russia by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) Deplorable US hostility toward Russia keeps worsening, likely to continue deteriorating - risking possible nuclear war if the madness doesn’t stop. In early August, Putin announced the expulsion of 755 US embassy and consular staff. Their numbers were reduced to match... Continue Reading →

Explosions at Flooded Houston Area Chemical Plant

Explosions at Flooded Houston Area Chemical Plant by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) At 2:00AM on August 31, Arkema Inc.’s Crosby, Texas plant was rocked by two explosions. It’s located 25 miles northeast of Houston. The company’s web site said “unprecedented flooding overwhelmed our primary power and two sources of emergency backup... Continue Reading →

Public Health Emergency in Southeastern Texas

Public Health Emergency in Southeastern Texas by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Tom Price declared a public health emergency in Texas in response to Hurricane Harvey, saying: “HHS is taking the necessary measures and has mobilized the resources to provide immediate assistance to those affected by... Continue Reading →

UN Secretary-General’s Hollow Call to Lift Gaza Blockade

UN Secretary-General’s Hollow Call to Lift Gaza Blockade by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) When has the UN done anything significant to help beleaguered Palestinians, especially Gazans suffocating under illegal blockade - imposed for political, not security, reasons! The UN serves Western interests, mainly America’s, doing nothing to hold Israel accountable for... Continue Reading →

Trump Rules Out Diplomacy with North Korea

Trump Rules Out Diplomacy with North Korea by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) Candidate Trump said “I would have no problem speaking to” DPRK leader Kim Jong-un. Last April, he said “(i)f it would be appropriate for me to meet with him, I would absolutely. I would be honored to do it.”... Continue Reading →

Sanitizing the Killing Fields of Raqqa

Sanitizing the Killing Fields of Raqqa by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) When America wages war, civilian lives and welfare don’t matter. They’re indiscriminately slaughtered in all its war theaters - mostly from terror-bombing, a Nuremberg-level high crime. Raqqa is being raped and destroyed the same way, large parts of the city... Continue Reading →

Bashing Trump’s Media Critiques

Bashing Trump’s Media Critiques by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) His agenda is wrongheaded and dangerous on most everything. Given the deplorable state of America’s major media, giving press freedom a bad name, his criticism is justified - with a warning. Digital democracy is threatened - in America and other Western societies.... Continue Reading →

Truth-Telling Journalism Banned in Ukraine

Truth-Telling Journalism Banned in Ukraine by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) US-installed putschists illegitimately running Ukraine represent fascist tyranny in Europe’s heartland. Press freedom is banned. Criticizing regime policy risks arrest, torture, imprisonment, deportation or death. Western media suppress the horrors committed by a ruthless rogue state, at war with its own... Continue Reading →

Hurricane Harvey: An Epic Disaster, An Environmental Nightmare

Hurricane Harvey: An Epic Disaster, An Environmental Nightmare by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) Natural disasters like Hurricane Harvey are greatly exacerbated by America’s neglected infrastructure nationwide - a deplorable situation unaddressed by Republicans and undemocratic Democrats alike for decades. Poor maintenance, aging pipe networks installed up to a century ago, and... Continue Reading →

The Security Council Condemns the Wrong Country

The Security Council Condemns the Wrong Country by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) On Tuesday, Security Council members “condemn(ed) the DPRK for its outrageous actions and demands that the DPRK immediately cease all such actions,” adding: “The Security Council stresses that these DPRK actions are not just a threat to the region,... Continue Reading →

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