Con Man Bernie Sanders for President

Con Man Bernie Sanders for President by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) Sanders is a human equivalent of an undemocratic Dem Trojan horse, a con man throughout his political career as Burlington, VT mayor, House and Senate member. His voting record belies his public advocacy – like other dirty politicians, time and […]

Freedom v. Fascism in Venezuela

Freedom v. Fascism at Stake in Venezuela by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) Events unfolding in Venezuela for the past four weeks reflect the ugly face of what US coup plotting against a sovereign state is all about. Democracy building, responsibility to protect, and humanitarian intervention are Washington’s deadliest exports. There’s nothing […]

The NYT v. Bolivarian Social Democracy

The NYT v. Bolivarian Social Democracy by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) The self-styled newspaper of record has been hostile to Venezuelan social democracy since Hugo Chavez’s December 1998 election. Since usurper in waiting Guaido illegally declared himself interim president, the Times endorsed him, supporting the attempted power grab over fundamental rule […]

Venezuela in the US Crosshairs

Venezuela in the US Crosshairs by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) The fate of Venezuela is one of the cutting edge issues of our time. There’s no ambiguity about what’s going on. The Trump regime, supported by its colonial allies, saluting and following orders, aims to replace the hemisphere’s model social democracy […]

Trump’s Big Lie Pledge to Lower Drug Prices

Trump’s Big Lie Pledge to Lower Drug Prices by Stephen Lendman  Time and again, Trump promises one thing for ordinary Americans and does something entirely different – why he can never be trusted.  The same goes for most others in Washington. Nearly all House and Senate members support special interests at the expense of peace, […]

CNN/Facebook Conspiracy Against Truth-Telling

CNN/Facebook Conspiracy Against Truth-Telling by Stephen Lendman Censorship is the new normal in America – speech, independent media, and academic freedoms threatened. What’s going on is the hallmark of totalitarian rule – controlling the message, eliminating what conflicts with the official narrative, notably on major geopolitical issues, especially anything about Russia and other sovereign states […]

Ziofascist Imperial Front Man

Trump: Ziofascist Imperial Front Man by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) Trump fronts for imperial America; its military, industrial, security complex; Wall Street, and Israeli Zionist ideologues, fascist extremists, and religious fundamentalists. His one-sided support for the Jewish state is more extreme than any of his predecessors. His so-called/yet to be released […]

Interventionist EU Lawmakers Expelled from Venezuela

Interventionist EU Lawmakers Expelled from Venezuela by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) Post-WW II, EU nations were transformed into virtual US colonies, serving Washington’s geopolitical interests, even when harming their own. They’re allied with endless US wars of aggression, partnering in its imperial aim for global dominance, settling for junior partner status, […]

High Healthcare Expenses: The Leading Cause of US Consumer Bankruptcies

High Healthcare Expenses: The Leading Cause of US Consumer Bankruptcies by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) The US is the only developed nation without some form of universal coverage. The world’s richest nation doesn’t give a hoot about its ordinary people, serving its privileged class exclusively. It’s no different whether Republicans or […]

Dow Chemical’s Toxic Legacy

Dow Chemical’s Toxic Legacy by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) Dow is the world’s second largest chemical company, a producer of chemicals, agrochemicals, hydrocarbons, plastics, GMO seeds and other products. Its Union Carbide subsidiary was responsible for the 1984 Bhopal, India toxic gas leak, considered the world’s worst industrial disaster, killing thousands, […]

When Is It OK to Topple a Sitting Government?

When Is It OK to Topple a Sitting Government? by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) Answer: When the US says so! Forget about international, constitutional and statute laws! Washington rules alone matter. What it says goes, barking orders to the world community, pressuring and threatening them demanding its leaders salute and obey. […]

Cookies for Venezuelans

Cookies for Venezuelans by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) Shades of Victoria Nuland, the Obama regime’s point demon for installing Nazi-infested putschists in Ukraine, fascist extremism in Europe’s heartland. She handed out cookies in Kiev while US trained snipers gunned down police and others, along with creating overall chaos. So-called Trump regime […]

Idlib Province Syria: Infested with US-Supported Terrorists

Idlib Province Syria: Infested with US-Supported Terrorists by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) On the ides of March a few weeks from now, US aggression in Syria to gain another imperial trophy will enter its 9th year – with no prospect for resolution any time soon because Republicans and undemocratic Dems want […]

Mike Pence’s Rage Against Peace, Equity and Justice

Mike Pence’s Rage Against Peace, Equity and Justice by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) Pence is an evangelical Christian fascist, a neocon hardliner, an imperial war cheerleader, an Islamophobe, Russophobe, Iranophobe, and homophobe. Hostile to aliens of the wrong color and Muslims from the wrong countries, he’s against virtually everything just societies […]

NATO’s Stoltenberg: A US Imperial Frontman

NATO’s Stoltenberg: A US Imperial Frontman by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) US-dominated NATO is a Pentagon satellite organization, serving Washington’s imperial interests – a killing machine for warmaking, not defense, since Soviet Russia dissolved in December 1991. The alliance should have dissolved with it. The US had and continues to have […]

Russian Foreign Ministry on Syria and Venezuela

Russian Foreign Ministry on Syria and Venezuela by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman Syria remains an unresolved festering sore because of US support for anti-government jihadists and terror-bombing, wanting endless war, not resolution. Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova (MZ below) discussed the fake CW attack in Douma, Syria last April.  Damascus […]

Trump’s Fantasy Border Crisis

Trump’s Fantasy Border Crisis by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) Trump hardliners and their predecessors created real crises at home and abroad gone unaddressed. They include: governance by Washington’s criminal class, threatening humanity, a gangster state, a totalitarian plutocracy, oligarchy and kleptocracy, not democracy, a notion Republicans and undemocratic Dems abhor, tolerating […]

Chavismo v. the Scourge of US Imperial Dominance

Chavismo v. the Scourge of US Imperial Dominance by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) Hugo Chavez remains one of Latin America’s most redoubtable figures – a leading anti-imperial champion, killed by Obama for challenging US ruthlessness. He’s gone but his spirit lives. Maduro carries his torch, championing social democracy, defending human and […]

Media Frustration Over Maduro’s Resilience

Media Frustration Over Maduro’s Resilience by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) What was supposed to be a walkover with Venezuela’s military joining forces with Trump regime hardliners against Maduro hasn’t turned out this way. Around one-fourth of world nations succumbed to US pressure, bullying, threats, and/or bribes to support illegitimate nobody Guaido. […]

Venezuela Announces Anti-US Coup Coalition

Venezuela Announces Anti-US Coup Coalition by Stephen Lendman Last September, Trump claimed Venezuela’s Nicolas Maduro “could be toppled very quickly by the military if the military decides to do that” – falsely expecting things to play out this way. Last summer, he pressed aides about intervening militarily. Then secretary of state Tillerson and NSA HR […]