Holiday Season Hypocrisy

Holiday Season Hypocrisy - by Stephen LendmanChristmas is observed December 25 by Christians and others celebrating the spirit of the season while for those of the Eastern Orthodox faith the holiday falls on January 7. It's to honor the birth of Jesus Christ even though it's widely acknowledged not to be his birthday. Along with... Continue Reading →

FCC Proposes Greater Media Consolidation

FCC Proposes Greater Media Consolidation - by Stephen LendmanOn October 17, FCC chairman Kevin Martin proposed lifting the 1975 media cross-ownership rule that forbids a company from owning a newspaper and television or radio station in the same city even though giant conglomerates like Rupert Murdock's News Corp. and the (Chicago) Tribune Company already do.... Continue Reading →

Ritual Gloating Postmortems – The Corporate Media v. Hugo Chavez

Ritual Gloating Postmortems - The Corporate Media v. Hugo Chavez - by Stephen LendmanDateline December 3, 2007 - the corporate media is euphoric after Venezuelans narrowly defeated Hugo Chavez's constitutional reform referendum the previous day. The outcome defied pre-election independent poll predictions and was a cliffhanger to the end. Near-final results weren't announced until 1:15AM... Continue Reading →

Tragedy and Travesty at Annapolis

Tragedy and Travesty at Annapolis - by Stephen LendmanNovember 27 at Annapolis kicks off the latest Israeli-Palestinian Middle East peace process round that may be an historic first. It's the first time in memory the legitimate government of one side is excluded, and that alone dooms it. Like previous rounds, it's more pretense than peace,... Continue Reading →

Coup D’Etat Rumblings in Venezuela

Coup D'Etat Rumblings in Venezuela - by Stephen LendmanThe Bush administration tried and failed three prior times to oust Hugo Chavez since its first aborted two-day coup attempt in April, 2002. Through FOIA requests, lawyer, activist and author Eva Golinger uncovered top secret CIA documents of US involvement that included an intricate financing scheme involving... Continue Reading →

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