Vote Independent or Stay Home

Vote Independent or Stay Home by Stephen Lendman Voting for Obama or Romney is like choosing between death by hanging or firing squad. Either way you're dead. The same goes for choosing Republicans or Democrats. Each party replicates the other. On issues mattering most, not a dime's worth of difference separates them. They're pro-corporate, pro-war,... Continue Reading →

Good News and Bad

Good News and Bad by Stephen Lendman A personal note: As a writer and radio host, I'm often asked why I don't discuss good news. My answer is when I find some I will. Today I did, and here it is. Two previous articles discussed suppressing free expression in Greece. Targeting dissent and media freedom... Continue Reading →

Caught in the Act

Caught in the Act by Stephen Lendman Washington wages direct and proxy wars dirty. Favored allies are cold-blooded killers. Cutthroats are America's favorites. The more vicious the better. America's so-called responsibility to protect (R2P) is a license to brutalize and kill. Guns for hire willing to commit unspeakable crimes for a buck are recruited, armed,... Continue Reading →

Greece Suppresses Free Expression

Greece Suppresses Free Expression by Stephen Lendman Ordinary Greeks face deepening Depression conditions. At a time vital help is needed, force-fed austerity is policy. Corrupt governance mandates it. Severe repression targets resisters. Now they've got another woe. Press freedom isn't tolerated. A previous article explained. Whistleblower/journalist Costas Vaxevanis faces charges of violating state privacy laws.... Continue Reading →

Profile of a Police State

Profile of a Police State by Stephen Lendman For years, America has been on a fast track to tyranny. Duopoly power runs things repressively. Government of, by, and for the people never existed and doesn't now.  Homeland repression is policy. Police state laws target resisters. Elections are farcical, rigged, and illegitimate. People have no say.... Continue Reading →

Predicting Protracted Hard Times

Predicting Protracted Hard Times by Stephen Lendman It works the same way every time. Bad policies assure bad results. Prioritizing short-term profits jeopardizes long-term gains.  Force-fed austerity when stimulus is needed is madness. So is harming economies, communities, and ordinary people to save banks.  Chickens eventually come home to roost. We'll know when they arrive.... Continue Reading →

Drone Wars

Drone Wars by Stephen Lendman Perhaps one day they'll arrive over a neighborhood near you. Drones are becoming America's weapon of choice. Domestically so far, they're used only for eyes in the sky spying.  Big Brother wants to watch everyone all the time. Don't bet against eyes not being weaponized one day to punish as... Continue Reading →

Beware Post-Elections

Beware Post-Elections by Stephen Lendman Electoral priorities feature rhetoric, not new adventurism advocacy likely to rile voters. Post-election, anything goes. The Middle East pot boils. Endless conflicts persists. Car bombings, other violence, and instability are daily Iraqi realities. Afghanistan is America's longest war. It was lost long ago. Nonetheless, it shows no signs of ending.... Continue Reading →

Supreme Court Spurns Justice

Supreme Court Spurns Justice by Stephen Lendman Several previous articles discussed the Holy Land Foundation (HLF) charity case. Five extraordinary human beings were wrongfully convicted and sentenced to long prison terms. They're doing hard time in America's gulag. They learned the hard way about being Muslims in America at the wrong time. On Monday, the... Continue Reading →

Greek Whistleblower/Journalist Risks Imprisonment

Greek Whistleblower/Journalist Risks Imprisonment by Stephen Lendman Doing the right thing is risky. Greek magazine publisher Costas Vaxevanis faces charges of violating state privacy laws. Potentially he faces two years in prison. Press freedom and whistleblowing should be inviolate. Not in today's corrupt money controlled world. More on this below. A previous article discussed a... Continue Reading →

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