US/UK Anti-Russia Conspiracy

US/UK Anti-Russia Conspiracy by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) The Skripal incident was likely hatched by both countries, one episode among numerous longstanding efforts to demonize Russia - improved relations ruled out entirely. US/UK policies toward Russia are joined at the hip, both countries partnering in Russophobic harshness. On Thursday, Sergey Lavrov... Continue Reading →

Is US/North Korea Summit Doomed to Fail?

Is US/North Korea Summit Doomed to Fail? by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) If past is prologue, things aren’t encouraging. Throughout the entire post-WW II period, Washington has been militantly hostile toward North Korea - for its sovereign independence, not for any threat it posed. Intermittent US talks with Pyongyang failed each... Continue Reading →

Remembering Samuel Epstein

Remembering Samuel Epstein by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) On March 18, physician, University of Illinois Chicago Professor Emeritus of Environmental and Occupational Health, Cancer Prevention Coalition chairman Samuel Epstein passed away at age-91 of cardiac arrest in Chicago. Epstein was an internationally recognized cancer expert and its avoidable causes, especially exposure... Continue Reading →

Facebook’s New Censorship Scheme

Facebook’s New Censorship Scheme by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) Anti-social media Facebook’s intention to rank what it considers “trustworthiness” of news sources is the organization’s latest censorship scheme. It’s an unstated aim to censor truth-telling on vital issues, wanting content diverging from the official narrative restricted or blocked. I’ve experienced the... Continue Reading →

Palestinian Convicted for the Crime of Poetry

Palestinian Convicted for the Crime of Poetry by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) All totalitarian regimes operate the same way - wanting the message controlled, criminalizing legitimate dissent, targeting anything daring to challenge oppressive policies. Arab Israeli poet Dareen Tatour was imprisoned multiple times for criticizing repressive regime policies, including for her... Continue Reading →

Abbas More Anti-Palestinian Than Anti-Semitic

Abbas More Anti-Palestinian Than Anti-Semitic by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) Mahmoud Abbas long ago sold his soul and credibility, agreeing to serve as Israel’s enforcer for special benefits he, his family and his cronies derive - betraying millions of Palestinians, going along with occupation harshness. On Monday, he addressed the first... Continue Reading →

War on Iran Coming?

War on Iran Coming? by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) If launched, war on Iran could threaten world peace more than any other post-9/11 conflict. The Islamic Republic is far stronger militarily than Iraq, Libya or Syria. Iranian missiles with destructive warheads can hit Israeli targets, as well as US regional ones.... Continue Reading →

Iran’s Nuclear Program

Iran’s Nuclear Program by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) Developing it began in the 1950s, aided by Washington at the time - part of the Eisenhower administration’s Atoms for Peace program, explained in his December 1953 UN General Assembly address. Nuclear reactor construction became a new profit opportunity for US business, building... Continue Reading →

De-Dollarization an Idea Whose Time Has Come

De-Dollarization an Idea Whose Time Has Come by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) Dollar hegemony as the world’s reserve currency facilitates US global dominance. It finances Washington’s reckless spending, global militarism, its empire of bases, endless wars, corporate takeovers, as well as speculative excesses creating bubbles and economic crises - at the... Continue Reading →

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