Federal Judge Sentences Lynne Stewart to Death

Federal Judge Sentences Lynne Stewart to Death by Stephen Lendman On August 9, The New York Times headlined "Dying Lawyer's Request for Release From Prison Is Turned Down," saying: "A federal judge in Manhattan declined on Friday to order the release of Lynne F. Stewart, an outspoken former defense lawyer who is dying from cancer... Continue Reading →

Presidential Medal of Freedom Hypocrisy Redux

by Stephen Lendman America honors its worst. Others most deserving are ignored. Doing the right thing doesn't matter. Supporting wealth, power and privilege wins awards. On August 8, The New York Times headlined "16 Medal of Freedom Honorees Are Named," saying: "Bill Clinton, Oprah Winfrey and 14 others" were chosen. On Thursday, the White House... Continue Reading →

New York Times Fuels Anti-Iranian Sentiment

New York Times Fuels Anti-Iranian Sentiment by Stephen Lendman Times editors, columnists and contributors support the worst of US policies. They regurgitate official lies.  They abhor truth and full disclosure. They substitute managed news misinformation. They do so consistently. They advocate business as usual. They betray their readers in the process. They do it unapologetically.... Continue Reading →

Pelican Bay Hunger Striking for Justice

Pelican Bay Hunger Striking for Justice by Stephen Lendman Societies are best judged by how they treat children, the elderly, the infirm, their most disadvantaged and prisoners. America fails on all counts. Human and civil rights don't matter. US prisons are notoriously harsh. California's Pelican Bay State Prison (PBSP) is a Supermax facility. The US... Continue Reading →

Temper Tantrum Politics

Temper Tantrum Politics by Stephen Lendman On August 7, Obama cancelled a long-planned Moscow summit. He and Vladimir Putin planned meeting in early September. A previous article explained. A White House statement said in part: "Following a careful review begun in July, we have reached the conclusion that there is not enough recent progress in... Continue Reading →

Engineering Potential Disaster in Syria

Engineering Potential Disaster in Syria by Stephen Lendman The old saying goes be careful what you wish for. You may get more than you bargained for. Washington's wars often don't turn out as planned. Middle East, North African, Eurasian countries are embroiled in conflict. No end game looms. Unresolved conflicts continue. Escalation's likely. US-sponsored death... Continue Reading →

Palestinian Prisoners: Petitioning to Block Their Release

Palestinian Prisoners: Petitioning to Block Their Release by Stephen Lendman Thousands of Palestinian political prisoners languish in Israel's gulag. Netanyahu got cabinet approval to release 104. They've been held longterm. They've been denied justice. Release is meaningless. It's shameless. It's contemptuous of Palestinian rights. It falls short of freedom. They'll be ruthlessly harassed. They're denied... Continue Reading →

US-Backed Death Squads Massacre Hundreds of Syrian Kurds

US-Backed Death Squads Massacre Hundreds of Syrian Kurds by Stephen Lendman Western leaders are silent. Media scoundrels ignore what demands headlines. Cold-blooded murder doesn't matter. It's too insignificant to report. Managed news misinformation substitutes. Syria is America's war. It was planned years ago. Death squads were recruited. Al Qaeda, Al Nusra, and other terrorists are... Continue Reading →

Obama Shoots Himself in the Foot

Obama Shoots Himself in the Foot by Stephen Lendman It's not the first time. It won't be the last. It didn't surprise. Obama represents the worst of rogue state governance. He's a war criminal multiple times over. He heads a repressive police state apparatus. He's ravaging one country after another. He's waging war on humanity.... Continue Reading →

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