Deadly New Sanctions on Syria

by Judith Bello On May 20, President Trump signed into law the 2020 National Defense Authorization Act.   Embedded in this bill, a housekeeping bill of sorts where yearly “defense” appropriations and priorities are spelled out, was the basic text of the 2019 Caesar Syrian Civilian Protection Act.  Perhaps they were buried here because they didn’t have bipartisan support, but there[…]

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Freedom Rider: Iran and Endless War

by Margaret Kimberley, Published on Black Agenda Report, June 19, 2019 Americans are, indeed, exceptional – the most gullible public in the world, always ready to believe their leaders’ lies. “The increasing closeness between China, Russia and their central Asian partners is a reaction to U.S. threats and aggressions.” The latest in the saga of the desperate empire is the[…]

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Freedom Rider: No Chemical Attacks in Syria

by Margaret Kimberley, Published on Black Agenda Report, May 29, 2019 The corporate media is concealing a leaked UN agency report that shows Syrian government innocence in an alleged chemical attack. “Americans have been fed a steady diet of ‘Assad the butcher’ and any counter narrative is disappeared.” The corporate media march in lock step with the United States and[…]

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