Confrontation in Catalonia

Confrontation in Catalonia by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) Catalonia was independent earlier, over the past century settling for autonomy instead. In 2006, Spain’s High Court ruled parts of the community’s Statute of Autonomy were unconstitutional, sparking calls for independence. Spain’s hardline Prime Minister Mariano Roy earlier called Catalonia’s secession aim “an... Continue Reading →

Russia Warns Washington

Russia Warns Washington by Stephen Lendman Russia is committed to free Syria from the scourge of terrorism Washington supports - a noble mission deserving universal support. On Thursday, the Kremlin said “Russia has officially informed the United States via a special communications channel that Russian forces will strike immediately US-backed forces if they attack or... Continue Reading →

Status Quo Healthcare 50 – Graham-Cassidy Zero

Status Quo Healthcare 50 - Graham-Cassidy Zero by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) That’s the verdict of Medicaid directors in all 50 states - joining other health, medical and patient advocacy groups, opposing the deplorable Graham-Cassidy Obamacare replacement bill, its provisions discussed in an earlier article. The National Association of Medicaid Directors... Continue Reading →

Police State Repression in Catalonia

Police State Repression in Catalonia by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) Catalonia is an autonomous community in Spain’s northeast, bordering France and the Mediterranean Sea, Barcelona its capital and largest city. In November 2015, Catalan lawmakers approved a secession plan from Spain by 2017. October 1 is the moment of truth, Catalans... Continue Reading →

Trump Alone Threatened War in His UN Address

Trump Alone Threatened War in His UN Address by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) The UN is a venue for promoting world peace and stability. Trump used his General Assembly address for hostile chest-thumping, threatening North Korea, Iran, Venezuela and Syria’s Bashar al-Assad - a disgraceful jingoistic display. The only language he... Continue Reading →

America’s Military Footprint Lands in Israel

America’s Military Footprint Lands in Israel by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) America’s military footprint extends worldwide, a global empire of bases, countless numbers, well over a thousand, many not publicly revealed. The late Chalmers Johnson earlier said “(o)nce upon a time, you could trace the spread of imperialism by counting up... Continue Reading →

More Russian US Election Interference Malarkey

More Russian US Election Interference Malarkey by Stephen Lendman stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) This long ago discredited dead horse won’t die. It keeps resurfacing in new forms - the latest from the Russophobic right-wing Daily Beast (DB). It claims “Russians appear(ed) to “use Facebook to push pro-Trump rallies (in 17 US cities) during”... Continue Reading →

Israeli Collaborator Abbas’ UN Address

Israeli Collaborator Abbas’ UN Address by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) He’s Palestine’s illegitimate president, selected by Israel, serving at its discretion, disposable if daring to represent his people responsibly - never throughout his deplorable tenure, why most Palestinians despise him. He highlighted the 1993 Oslo Accords, a Palestinian Versailles. He was... Continue Reading →

The NYT Supports Ousting Venezuelan President Maduro

The NYT Supports Ousting Venezuelan President Maduro by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) The Times and other media scoundrels have been hostile to Venezuela since Hugo Chavez’s December 1998 landslide presidential victory. They oppose social democracy, support wealth, power and privilege exclusively, disgracefully calling Chavez and Maduro tyrants. The leading hemispheric ones... Continue Reading →

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