Phony US National Security Threats

Phony US National Security Threats by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) US policymakers on both sides of the aisle invent national security threats to unjustifiably justify wasting countless trillions of dollars on global militarism and belligerence. US bases worldwide are platforms for waging endless wars of aggression against invented enemies, part of... Continue Reading →

Hostile US Legislation Targets China

Hostile US Legislation Targets China by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) On December 31, Trump signed the Asia Reassurance Initiative Act (ARIA) into law, a White House statement, saying it “establishes a multifaceted US strategy to increase US security, economic interests, and values in the Indo-Pacific region” - mainly by its military... Continue Reading →

US Jobs Creation Reality

US Jobs Creation Reality by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) Things aren’t as they seem. Government data are manipulated. Highlighted headline numbers are more likely fiction, not factual, revisions largely ignored. Protracted main street Depression affecting ordinary Americans is suppressed, privileged interests alone enjoying prosperity. Monthly Labor Department reports conceal the true... Continue Reading →

US Border Wall Madness

US Border Wall Madness by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s phrase, saying “Whom the gods would destroy they first make mad” applies to bipartisan US policymakers. It shows in declining US global stature, a nation permanently at war against invented enemies, contemptuous of the rights and well-being of ordinary... Continue Reading →

Phony US Travel Warning on Russia and China

Phony US Travel Warning on Russia and China by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) US actions against both countries are all about wanting them marginalized, weakened, contained and isolated politically, economically, financially, and militarily - a harebrained objective risking nuclear war. Republicans and undemocratic Dems consider Russia and China America’s main adversaries... Continue Reading →

Farcical Saudi Justice

Farcical Saudi Justice by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) The State Department’s 2017 human rights report on Saudi Arabia said the following about its disturbing human rights abuses: The most significant ones include “unlawful killings…without requisite due process; torture; arbitrary arrest and detention, including of lawyers, human rights activists, and antigovernment reformists;... Continue Reading →

New Congress, Same Old Dirty System

New Congress, Same Old Dirty System by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) Changes from one US electoral cycle to the next leave what’s most important the same or worse - the 116th Congress to prove no different from earlier ones in recent decades, notably since the neoliberal 90s. The NYT saying “(t)he... Continue Reading →

America a Nation in Decline Revisited

America a Nation in Decline Revisited by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) America no longer is the world’s sole superpower, not even the leading one. Russian super-weapons outmatch the Pentagon’s best, developed at a small fraction of the cost. Republicans and undemocratic Dems maintain the myth of America’s military superiority, failing to... Continue Reading →

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