The New York Times v. Hugo Chavez

The New York Times v. Hugo Chavez - by Stephen LendmanCarly Simon's theme song from the 1977 James Bond film "The Spy Who Loved Me" says it all about The New York Times' agitprop skill - "Nobody Does It Better" nor have others in the media been at it longer. Most important is The Times... Continue Reading →

Human Rights Violations in Israel and Palestine

Human Rights Violations in Israel and Palestine - by Stephen LendmanThe Association for Civil Rights in Israel (ACRI) publishes annual reports on the state of human rights in Israel and occupied Palestine. This article is based on its latest year end 2007 one. ACRI is Israel's leading human and civil rights organization and the only... Continue Reading →

Jonathan Cook’s “Blood and Religion”

Jonathan Cook's "Blood and Religion" - by Stephen LendmanJonathan Cook is a British-born independent journalist based (since September 2001) in the predominantly Arab city of Nazareth, Israel and is the "first foreign correspondent (living) in the Israeli Arab city...." He's a former reporter and editor of regional newspapers, a freelance sub-editor with national newspapers, and... Continue Reading →

Sami Al-Arian’s Long Ordeal

Sami Al-Arian's Long Ordeal - by Stephen LendmanSami Al-Arian is a political prisoner in Police State America. This article reviews his case briefly and updates it to the present.Because of his faith, ethnicity and political activism, the Bush administration targeted Al-Arian for supporting "terrorism." In fact, he's a Palestinian refugee, distinguished professor and scholar, community... Continue Reading →

Bush v. Chavez – An Update

Bush v. Chavez - An Update - by Stephen LendmanImagine the following - the nation Martin Luther King called "The Greatest Purveyor of Violence in the World Today" may brand democratic Venezuela a state sponsor of terrorism if extremist lawmakers on the Hill get their way. On March 12, George Bush accused Hugo Chavez of... Continue Reading →

Bush and Uribe v. Chavez and Correa

Bush and Uribe v. Chavez and Correa - by Stephen LendmanCall it another salvo in Bush v. Chavez with Ecuador's Raphael Correa as a secondary target and Colombia's Alvaro Uribe as a proxy aggressor. The Ecuadorean incursion was no ordinary cross-border raid. It was a made in Washington affair that escalates a nine year attempt... Continue Reading →

Peak Oil – True or False

Peak Oil - True or False - by Stephen LendmanThe arguments are so one-sided, it's practically a given that "peak oil" is real and threatening. Or is it? This article examines both sides. It lets readers decide and deals only with supply issues, not crucial environmental ones and the need to develop alternative energy sources.... Continue Reading →

Israeli Extra-Judicial Executions

Israeli Extra-Judicial Executions - by Stephen LendmanAt 8:50AM on February 27, an Israeli aircraft fired two missiles at a civilian microbus on the coastal road near Khan Yunis in the southern Gaza Strip. Six members of the Izziddin al-Qassam Brigades were in it at the time. Five of them were killed. The sixth one was... Continue Reading →

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