Laws in America Permit More Guns After Mass Shootings

Laws in America Permit More Guns After Mass Shootings by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) It’s madness but true. America’s Second Amendment is the Constitution’s most misinterpreted and abused one, the nation’s influential gun lobby bearing much of the blame. In District of Columbia v. Heller (2008), an amicus curiae submitted by... Continue Reading →

Last Major ISIS Stronghold in Syria Liberated

Last Major ISIS Stronghold in Syria Liberated by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) At peak strength, ISIS controlled up to 70% of Syrian territory, according to Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu. Its remnants are now confined to smaller areas, especially near Damascus and southwestern Daara. US-supported ISIS was mostly defeated by Syrian... Continue Reading →

Outrageous Wealth Disparity in America

Outrageous Wealth Disparity in America by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) According to an Institute for Policy Studies (IPS) http://report titled “Billionaire Bonanza 2017,” America’s 400 richest individuals have more total wealth than the nation’s bottom 64%. The three richest billionaires are wealthier than the bottom 50%. The bottom 1% of Americans have... Continue Reading →

Venezuelan Catholic Bishops Oppose Bolivarian Laws

Venezuelan Catholic Bishops Oppose Bolivarian Laws by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) The Vatican supports privileged interests over popular ones worldwide, hostile to equity and social justice in Venezuela like elsewhere else, pretending otherwise. President Maduro’s government aims to be leading efforts worldwide in combating hate crimes, National Constituent Assembly (ANC) President... Continue Reading →

Saudis Tighten Blockade on Yemen

Saudis Tighten Blockade on Yemen by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) The Saudis halted all humanitarian supplies to Yemen, including three UN aircraft set to deliver essentials to life. Millions in the country are suffering under dire conditions, including severe malnutrition and starvation. According UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief... Continue Reading →

Tuesday’s US Gubernatorial Elections

Tuesday’s US Gubernatorial Elections by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) The Virginia and New Jersey elections attracted national interest, why they got mine, along with how anti-Trump sentiment might affect them. State and local races are largely off my radar, except in my own state and city, especially Chicago politics, among the... Continue Reading →

Trump Addresses South Korean National Assembly

Trump Addresses South Korean National Assembly by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) He reinterpreted the 1950s war on the Korean peninsula - Truman’s naked aggression, falsely blamed on the DPRK. Honoring US combat troops involved, he ignored millions of North Koreans massacred, along with turning most parts of the north to rubble... Continue Reading →

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