Arresting Peaceful Protesters in Occupied Palestine

Arresting Peaceful Protesters in Occupied Palestine - by Stephen LendmanFor decades, Israel has met peaceful Palestinian protesters disruptively with violence, arrests and at times unprovoked killings. It's no surprise that targeting them and their leaders is now common practice in cities and villages like Jayyous and Bil'in.On August 3, 200 Israeli soldiers raided five Bel'in... Continue Reading →

Gaza One Year Later

Gaza One Year Later - by Stephen LendmanA December 2009 report prepared by Oxfam International, Amnesty International UK, United Civilians for Peace, Christian Aid, and a dozen other international NGOs (called NGOs below) titled, "Failing Gaza: No rebuilding, no recovery, no more excuses" is hard-hitting and to the point.It says a year after Operation Cast... Continue Reading →

The Occupied West Bank Latroun Villages

The Occupied West Bank Latroun Villages - by Stephen LendmanOn June 6, 1967, when Israeli forces invaded Gaza and the West Bank, on the second day of the so-called Six-Day War (June 5 - 10, 1967), they entered three Palestinian villages in the Latroun salient - Imwas, Yalo and Beit Nouba, forcibly expelling the residents,... Continue Reading →

Obama Year One: Betrayal and Failure (Part II)

Obama Year One: Betrayal and Failure (Part II) - by Stephen LendmanPart II concludes an account of Obama's betrayal, not promised change.Obamacare Plans to Ration Healthcare and Enrich Big ProvidersAfter House passage in November, the Senate is now about to pass a stealth scheme to ration care and enrich insurers, the drug cartel, and large... Continue Reading →

Obama Year One: Betrayal and Failure (Part I)

Obama Year One: Betrayal and Failure (Part I) - by Stephen LendmanPromising change after eight George Bush and Republican dominated years, Barack Obama won the most sweeping non-incumbent victory in over 50 years along with congressional Democrats gaining large House and Senate majorities. In addition, at 56.8%, voter turnout was the highest since Richard Nixon's... Continue Reading →

The Lendman News Hour Guests for December 21 – 25, 2009

The Lendman News Hour Guests for December 21 - 25, 2009Dates:Monday, December 21 - Steve ForesterTuesday, December 22 - James PetrasWednesday, December 23 - Ellen BrownThursday, December 24 - Monday's program repeatedFriday, December 25 - Tuesday's program repeatedTime: 10AM US Central timeSteve Forester is a Miami-based human rights lawyer involved in Haitian immigration issues for... Continue Reading →

Kevin Cooper: Victimized by American Injustice

Kevin Cooper - Victimized by American Injustice - by Stephen LendmanOn November 30, the US Supreme Court denied Kevin Cooper justice by not reviewing his wrongful murder conviction despite overwhelming evidence of his innocence. Cooper is Black and was framed for a multiple homicide he never committed. He's imprisoned on death row at San Quentin... Continue Reading →

An Open Letter to Pacifica Radio’s KPFA Management

An Open Letter to Pacifica Radio's KPFA Management - by Stephen LendmanSubject: A "truth emergency" over censorship at Pacifica's flagship station By implementing early December budget and staff cuts, KPFA's management targeted its award-winning Flashpoints Radio for extinction, sullied the name of its founder, Lew Hill, and defiled fundamental First Amendment freedoms without which no... Continue Reading →

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