Israeli Murder by Neglect

Israeli Murder by Neglect by Stephen Lendman Israel operates one of the world's most unconscionable gulags. Thousands of Palestinian political prisoners fill it.   Fundamental human rights are denied. Torture, ill-treatment and medical neglect are commonplace.  In February, Arafat Jaradat was lawlessly arrested. On arrival in detention he was healthy. He had no history of... Continue Reading →

Tariq Aziz: Victim of US Imperialism

Tariq Aziz: Victim of US Imperialism by Stephen Lendman He's ill, isolated and fading. His life hangs in the balance. Washington likely wants him dead. He blames America, Israel and Britain. They bear responsibility for destroying Iraq. More on him below. Medical neglect killed Slobodan Milosevic. In March 2006, he was found dead in his... Continue Reading →

Playing the Venezuelan Anti-Semitism Card

Playing the Venezuelan Anti-Semitism Card by Stephen Lendman Throughout his tenure, Washington officials vilified Chavez unjustifiably. So did media scoundrels.   He was America top hemispheric enemy. Donald Rumsfeld once likened him to Hitler. Pat Robertson called for his assassination. Anti-semitism accusations surfaced often. His December 2005 Christmas Eve address was held against him. He... Continue Reading →

Guantanamo Hunger Strike Spreads

Guantanamo Hunger Strike Spreads by Stephen Lendman Detainees have few ways to resist. Refusing food challenges injustice. It's now past two months.  Media scoundrels at first ignored it. Now they say little. Capitol Hill's quiet. Pentagon officials downplay it. Russia Today reports it daily. More on that below. Around 130 detainees refuse food. They're surviving... Continue Reading →

Expanding Draconian Computer Fraud and Abuse Act Powers

Expanding Draconian Computer Fraud and Abuse Act Powers by Stephen Lendman A previous article discussed CFAA. It explained the following: It's an anti-hacking law. It's a computer trespass law. It criminalizes accessing computer systems "without authorization."  "(E)xceeds authorized access" terminology was left undefined. In 1984, it was enacted. It was amended numerous times. It's primarily... Continue Reading →

Monsanto Protection Act

Monsanto Protection Act by Stephen Lendman Agribusiness giant Monsanto's the world's leading GMO seed producer. They're hazardous to human health. They should be banned. They proliferate. GMO foods and ingredients are toxic. They're unsafe to eat. Independent studies prove it. Monsanto and other agribusiness giants want all animal and vegetable life forms patented. They want... Continue Reading →

Scandal Hits Cyprus

Scandal Hits Cyprus by Stephen Lendman Grand theft is official Cypriot policy. Bank account haircuts are authorized. Those above 100,000 euros are targeted. Depositors may lose much more than initially thought. Minimally it's around 40% of their money. It may be double that amount or more. Potentially it's everything.  In return, they'll get unsecured IOUs... Continue Reading →

America’s War on North Korea

America's War on North Korea by Stephen Lendman On July 27, 1953, the Korean War ended. An uneasy armistice persists. The heavily fortified 2.5 mile Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) separates North and South. Occasional incidents occur. Truman's war never ended. Its origin was misreported. IF Stone's "Hidden History of the Korean War" explained. Monthly Review co-founders... Continue Reading →

Discriminatory Israeli Land Policies

Discriminatory Israeli Land Policies by Stephen Lendman On March 28, Haaretz headlined "Just 0.7% of state land in the West Bank has been allocated to Palestinians, Israel admits." "Jewish settlements (are) allocated 28 percent of 1.3 million dunams of Israeli state land."  More on that below. Weeks after Israel's War of Independence, laws were enacted... Continue Reading →

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