Draconian GOP FY 2019 Budget Proposal

Draconian GOP FY 2019 Budget Proposal by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) America is being systematically thirdworldized - notably since the neoliberal 90s, escalated under Bush/Cheney, social justice further assaulted under Obama. The Trump regime and GOP-controlled Congress want New Deal/Great Society programs eliminated altogether - by defunding or privatization, giving Wall... Continue Reading →

US Quits Human Rights Council

US Quits Human Rights Council by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) Months earlier, the Trump regime threatened to leave the UN Human Rights Council (HRC). Former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson warned America might withdraw if the HRC didn’t undertake “considerable reform” - code language for ceasing criticism of Israel no matter... Continue Reading →

The Battle for Yemen’s Port City

The Battle for Yemen’s Port City by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) Yemen’s port city of Hodeidah is the country’s key humanitarian lifeline. Washington, Britain and France want it cut off, the lives and welfare of its 28 million people at stake. Losing the city to US/UK/French supported Saudi/UAE aggression could be... Continue Reading →

NYT Russophobia Rears Its Ugly Head Again

NYT Russophobia Rears Its Ugly Head Again by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) Like other media scoundrels, the Times never misses an opportunity to miss an opportunity to deliver journalism the way it’s supposed to be to readers - especially on geopolitical issues, notably anything on Russia. Its editors wrongfully called Oleg... Continue Reading →

Trump Further Escalates Trade War with China

Trump Further Escalates Trade War with China by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) Things are getting serious. Tit-for-tat tariff announcements assure losers, not winners, if implemented and stick. In response to China matching US imposed $50 billion in tariffs on its goods, Trump issued the following statement: “This latest action by China... Continue Reading →

Lavrov and Pompeo on Syria

Lavrov and Pompeo on Syria by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) A large-scale Syrian Arab Army offensive to liberate southwest parts of the country bordering Israel and Jordan from US/Israeli supported terrorists appears imminent in the coming days. Many thousands of Syrian forces mobilized for the upcoming campaign, including large numbers of... Continue Reading →

Fantasy Democracy in Mexico

Fantasy Democracy in Mexico by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) Honest elections in Mexico are a contradiction in terms. Fantasy democracy exists, not the real thing, not now or earlier. On July 1, Mexican voters will elect a new president, 500 Chamber of Deputies members, and 128 senators. According to the nation’s... Continue Reading →

No Disguised Iranian and Hezbollah Forces in Syrian Uniforms

No Disguised Iranian and Hezbollah Forces in Syrian Uniforms by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) Haaretz and other Israeli media published fake news reports, shaming themselves - falsely claiming hundreds of Iranian and Hezbollah forces disguised themselves in Syrian uniforms, operating near Israeli illegally occupied Golan. Iran has military advisors alone in... Continue Reading →

Flaming Kites v. Suffocating Siege and Terror-Bombing

Flaming Kites v. Suffocating Siege and Terror-Bombing by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) Two million Gazans suffer horrifically under Israeli-imposed concentration camp conditions. They constitute a high crime against humanity, unaddressed by the world community, failing to challenge what’s going on, Israel left unaccountable for Nuremberg-level crimes against long-suffering Palestinians, Gazans most... Continue Reading →

Violence in Nicaragua: US-Orchestrated Coup Attempt?

Violence in Nicaragua: US-Orchestrated Coup Attempt? by Stephen Lendman The pattern is familiar. Ongoing violence in Nicaragua has the earmarks of another US-staged color revolution attempt. Dirty US imperial hands operate everywhere, sovereign independent states their prime targets, wanting governments not subservient to US interests forcefully toppled, pro-Western puppet regimes replacing them. What’s happening in... Continue Reading →

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