The Record of the Newspaper of Record

The Record of the Newspaper of Record - by Stephen LendmanDictionaries define "yellow journalism" variously as irresponsible and sensationalist reporting that distorts, exaggerates or misstates the truth. It's misinformation or agitprop disinformation masquerading as fact to boost circulation and readership or serve a larger purpose like lying for state and corporate interests. The dominant US... Continue Reading →

Reviewing Michel Chossudovsky’s America’s War on Terrorism

Reviewing Michel Chossudovsky's "America's 'War on Terrorism'"by Stephen LendmanGlobal Research, June 19, 2007rense.com - 2007-06-18 Email this article to a friend Print this articleChossudovsky is a noted academic, author, activist and relentless researcher concentrating on America's imperial crusade to control planet earth for its markets, resources and cheap exploitable labor. He's a Canadian economist by... Continue Reading →

Dr. Rafil A. Dhafir at Terre Haute Prison’s New Communications Management Unit – by Katherine Hughes

Washington Report on Middle East Affairs, May-June 2007, pages 12-13Special ReportDr. Rafil A. Dhafir at Terre Haute Prison’s New Communications Management UnitBy Katherine HughesAT PRECISELY 7 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 11, 2006, 17 federal prisoners across the country were taken out of their cells, held in isolation for two days, then bused to the Federal... Continue Reading →

Wall Street Journal’s Looking Glass World

Wall Street Journal's Looking Glass World - by Stephen LendmanShe's at it again on the Journal's editorial page in her June 4 article called "The Young and the Restless," subtitled "Is this the beginning of the end for Hugo Chavez?" The writer is self-styled Latin American expert Mary Anastasia O'Grady always getting top grades in... Continue Reading →

Resource Wars – Can We Survive Them?

Resource Wars - Can We Survive Them? - by Stephen LendmanNear the end of WW II, Franklin Roosevelt met with Saudi King ibn Saud on the USS Quincy. It began a six decade relationship guaranteeing US access to what his State Department called a "stupendous source of strategic power, and one of the greatest material... Continue Reading →

Terrorism Defined

Terrorism Defined - by Stephen LendmanProbably no word better defines or underscores the Bush presidency than "terrorism" even though his administration wasn't the first to exploit this highly charged term. We use to explain what "they do to us" to justify what we "do to them," or plan to, always deceitfully couched in terms of... Continue Reading →

Venezuela’s RCTV: Sine Die and Good Riddance

Venezuela's RCTV: Sine Die and Good Riddance - by Stephen LendmanVenezuelan TV station Radio Caracas Television's (known as RCTV) VHF Channel 2's operating license expired May 27, and it went off the air because the Chavez government, with ample justification, chose not to renew it. RCTV was the nation's oldest private broadcaster, operating since 1953.... Continue Reading →

Forty Years of Occupation

Forty Years of Occupation - by Stephen LendmanThis June will mark an anniversary that will live in infamy for the people affected by the event it commemorates following a far greater one 19 years earlier on May 14, 1948. On June 5, 1967, Israel launched its so-called "Six-Day (preemptive) War" against three of its neighboring... Continue Reading →

Review of End Times

A Review of Alexander Cockburn's and Jeffrey St. Clair's End Times - by Stephen LendmanAlexander Cockburn and Jeffrey St. Clair are both veteran journalists and authors doing the kind of muckraking political and other investigative writing only found in the US online and in out-of-the-mainstream publications and political newsletters like the one they co-publish and... Continue Reading →

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