Day: November 16, 2012

Pro-Israeli Media Coverage

By Stephen Lendman ___________________ Gaza rockets respond defensively to provocative Israeli bombing and shelling. Blame the victim articles and commentaries follow.  It’s standard Western media practice. Haaretz knows better.  More below on woeful coverage. Since Saturday, Israeli air strikes killedREAD ON

Life, Death and Deficits

OP-ED COLUMNIST Life, Death and Deficits By PAUL KRUGMAN SUGGESTED BY GLORIA STEVENSON America’s political landscape is infested with many zombie ideas — beliefs about policy that have been repeatedly refuted with evidence and analysis but refuse to die. TheREAD ON

Ahmed al-Jabari (1960 – 2012)

by Stephen Lendman On November 15, thousands in Gaza City residents mourned al-Jabari ‘s assassination. Israel murdered him the previous day in cold blood.  Score another victory for occupation harshness. Add one to the column of Israeli crimes against humanity.READ ON

President Cat Food Gets a Second Term

Apparatchiks in a Class War by ROB URIE In coming weeks the recently re-elected Barack Obama will propose trimming the vestiges of the New Deal—Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid, in the decades long effort of bi-partisan Washington to consolidate totalREAD ON

US Occupy movement has lost momentum: Shamus Cooke explains why

Meanwhile, Occupy Movements in Europe and elsewhere surge ahead. Why the difference? FROM OUR ARCHIVES “A healthy debate has finally gripped the Occupy Movement: there is now a discussion over strategy. Most Occupiers have learned that raw enthusiasm alone cannotREAD ON

The Wrong Petraeus Scandal

Only in America… The Wrong Petraeus Scandal by RANDALL AMSTER The media blitz is fully engaged around the latest Washington sex scandals, and with it come nascent cheers from some anti-war sectors over the public unraveling of the top brassREAD ON

AIPAC Lobby Gets Drubbed in US Elections

Zionist Lobby Gets Drubbed in US Elections AIPAC Takes a Big Hit by DAVE LINDORFF One little-noted but important result of the November election in the US that returned President Barack Obama to the White House for another four yearsREAD ON