Bolivarianism Wins Big

Bolivarianism Wins Big by Stephen Lendman For millions in Venezuela, the region and beyond, Chavez is bigger than life. He's heroic.  He's important to sustain Bolivarian values. He's a legend in his own time. He's a role model for other leaders.  He's also struggling to recover from complex cancer surgery. It's his fourth in 18... Continue Reading →

Islamofascist Killers Threaten Syria

Islamofascist Killers Threaten Syria by Stephen Lendman They're merciless cutthroat murderers. They commit grotesque atrocities. Torture, beheadings, and other monstrous savagery are all in a day's work. They're Washington favorites. They're recruited, heavily armed, trained, funded and directed in all US regional wars. Ronald Reagan called earlier equivalents "freedom fighters." Some got White House visits. ... Continue Reading →

Premeditated Israeli Violence

Premeditated Israeli Violence by Stephen Lendman Merriam-Webster calls a police state "a political unit characterized by repressive governmental control of political, economic, and social life usually by an arbitrary exercise of power by police and especially secret police in place of regular operation of administrative and judicial organs of the government according to publicly known... Continue Reading →

Gun Violence in America

Gun Violence in America by Stephen Lendman US civilian gun ownership is the highest worldwide. Yemen ranks second. America doubles the Yemeni level. Gun related violence follows. In America it's endemic. In Chicago alone, gun-related deaths exceed one a day. More Chicagoans are shot and killed than US forces in Afghanistan by any means. Gun... Continue Reading →

Israel’s Lieberman Resigns

Israel's Lieberman Resigns by Stephen Lendman Lieberman and Netanyahu represent the worst of extremist governance. They're hardcore racists. They're ideologically anti-democratic.  They believe Israel has a divine right to persecute, torture, commit naked aggression, and dominate the region unchallenged. Their extremism might make some despots blush. They menace Israeli society, the region and beyond. They... Continue Reading →

Complex Chavez Recovery

Complex Chavez Recovery by Stephen Lendman Major surgery for any reason is daunting. Imagine four times in 18 months for the same illness. On December 11, Chavez underwent it to remove cancerous tissue. Malignancy reappeared weeks after examination revealed he was cancer free. Post-surgical chemotherapy, radiation, and other treatment now follow.  Hopefully it'll prove effective.... Continue Reading →

Holding Israel Accountable

Holding Israel Accountable by Stephen Lendman For decades, world leaders let Israel get away with murder. The Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) said enough is enough. It wants Israeli officials held accountable. It launched a "Palestine to the ICC" campaign. It wants relevant stakeholders involved. They include Palestine, ICC chief prosecutor Fatou Bensouda, and... Continue Reading →

Propaganda War on Syria Rages

Propaganda War on Syria Rages by Stephen Lendman Propaganda wars precede hot ones. Conflicts and other forms of violence are glorified in the name of peace. Doublespeak duplicity claim it. Wars are waged to prevent it.  Ongoing ones assure more ahead. Unconscionable death counts rise. America, Israel, key NATO partners, and regional allies bear full... Continue Reading →

Waging War on US Workers

Waging War on US Workers by Stephen Lendman America's war on workers dates from the 19th century. Labor learned the hard way what it takes to win.  It requires organizing, pressing demands, taking to the streets, going on strike, holding boycotts, battling police and National Guard forces supporting management, as wells paying with blood and... Continue Reading →

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