Stephen Lendman is a writer, syndicated columnist, activist, News TV personality, and radio show host. He currently writes for and and hosts, since 2007, a progressive radio show at The Progressive Radio News Hour on The Progressive Radio Network.

Stephen Lendman was born in 1934 in Boston, MA, raised in a modest middle income family, attended public schools, received a Harvard BA in 1956 and a Wharton MBA in 1960. After six years as a marketing research analyst, Lendman became part of a new small family business in 1967, remaining there until retiring in 1999.

Since then, he has devoted his time to progressive causes, extensive reading, and since summer 2005 writing on vital world and national topics, including war and peace, American imperialism, corporate dominance, political persecutions, and a range of other social, economic and political issues.

He is also author of the celebrated books "Banker Occupation: Waging Financial War on Humanity" and "How Wall Street Fleeces America: Privatized Banking, Government Collusion and Class War".

Obama’s Sham Immigration Reform


Throughout his tenure, Obama waged war on immigrants. Mocking notions of welcoming tired, poor, wretched masses yearning to breathe free.

November 22nd, 2014 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

Kiev Plans Full-Scale War


Ukraine is the most serious post-WW II geopolitical crisis. At risk is escalated East/West confrontation. Possible global war.

November 20th, 2014 | Posted in World | Read More »

Kangaroo Court Justice for Hassan Diab


On November 13, 2008, Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) unjustly arrested Diab. In connection with a 1980 Paris synagogue bombing.

November 15th, 2014 | Posted in World | Read More »

Putin: Sanctions Violate International Law

Putin_Valdia Club_4

US-imposed sanctions are illegitimate by any standard. EU countries are pressured to impose their own. Harming their own self-interest.

November 14th, 2014 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

Obamacare Designed as a Scam


MIT Professor Jonathan Gruber heads the National Bureau of Economic Research Health Care Program.

November 12th, 2014 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

Putin Prioritizes Strong Sino – Russian Ties


On November 10, Putin addressed Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Forum members. Calling Russia’s participation strategically important.

November 10th, 2014 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

US Electoral Postmortems


US elections mock legitimacy. Farcical by any standard. Meaningless kabuki theater.

November 6th, 2014 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

Democratic v. Sham Elections

Early Voting Begins In North Carolina

Sunday’s democratic Southeastern Ukrainian Donetsk and Lugansk People’s Republics’ elections shamed America’s sham process. Legitimately choosing leaders and MPs.

November 3rd, 2014 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

Ray McGovern Brutally Arrested


eventy-five-year-old McGovern is a former CIA analyst (1963 – 1990), turned activist/political critic/social justice advocate.

November 2nd, 2014 | Posted in Editor,Politics | Read More »

Fed Ends QE


On October 29, A Federal Reserve press release said in part:

The Open Market Committee (FOMC) “decided to conclude its (QE) asset purchase program this month.”

November 1st, 2014 | Posted in Economy | Read More »

Reinventing Vietnam War History


Pentagon commanders initiated it. A duplicitous 2015 50th anniversary commemoration. Honoring one of history’s greatest crimes.

October 28th, 2014 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

MSM Misinformation on Ukraine’s Parliamentary Elections

UK elections

Today’s MSM is a lying machine. Inconvenient truths are buried. Misinformation rubbish substitutes. Upside down reality reflects things.

October 27th, 2014 | Posted in World | Read More »

Whitewashing Kiev Mass Murder


Washington ousted Ukraine’s democratically elected president. It elevated fascist thugs to power.

October 21st, 2014 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

Kiev War Crimes


Mounting evidence shows Kiev committed war horrendous war crimes in Southeastern Ukraine.

October 21st, 2014 | Posted in World | Read More »

2008 Redux?


Headlines aren’t reassuring. They’re unnerving. Today’s Wall Street Journal headlined “Stocks Swoon in Frenzied Trading.”

October 16th, 2014 | Posted in Economy | Read More »

Healthcare: A Fundamental Human Right


Obama’s Affordable Care Act (ACA) falls way short of promised benefits. It’s outrageously expensive.

October 16th, 2014 | Posted in Health,Living | Read More »

Momentum for Palestinian Statehood


Britain’s symbolic vote brings it closer to reality. It’s just a matter of time before Palestine takes its rightful place among other world nations officially.

October 15th, 2014 | Posted in World | Read More »

Biased Human Rights Report on Ukraine


Former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay is gone. She served from September 2008 through August 2014.

October 14th, 2014 | Posted in World | Read More »

Nobel Hypocrisy 101

Nobel Prize medal

Nobel tradition is horrific. Disreputable. Long and inglorious. War criminals win peace prizes. Past honorees include a rogue’s gallery of some of the world’s worst.

October 11th, 2014 | Posted in Living | Read More »

Crowning the Dragon: World’s Top Economy


It was just a matter of time before China surpassed America as the world’s leading economy based on purchasing power parity (PPP).

October 9th, 2014 | Posted in Economy | Read More »

Washington’s Bloated Defense Budget


Washington Post editors want America’s bloated defense budget increased. So do some of its contributors.

October 6th, 2014 | Posted in Military | Read More »

Illusory Ceasefire in Ukraine


Conflict continues. Peace is a convenient illusion. Fascists don’t wage wars to quit. Washington manipulates events destructively. It uses its installed stooge government to solidify unchallenged control over Ukraine. Get more info this from VT author Steve Lendman

October 6th, 2014 | Posted in Editor,Russia,World | Read More »

Libya in Free Fall


Wherever America shows up, mass slaughter, destruction, instability and unspeakable human misery follow.

October 4th, 2014 | Posted in World | Read More »

Irresponsible New York Times Presstitution

New York Times Adds 100,000 Digital Subscribers With Paywall

The late Gore Vidal called The Times the “Typhoid Mary of American journalism” for good reason.

September 28th, 2014 | Posted in Americas,World | Read More »

Reactions to Obama’s UN Address

President Obama Makes Statement On GOP's Obstruction Of Cordray's Nomination To Run The CFPB

A separate article discussed it. He didn’t surprise. Demagogic mumbo jumbo Big Lies drowned out truth.

September 25th, 2014 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

Scoundrel Media Reactions to Obama’s Syrian Aggression


Previous articles explained when America goes to war of plans one, media scoundrels march in lockstep. They justify the unjustifiable. They defend the indefensible. Big Lies proliferate. Truth is verboten. It’s systematically buried. It’s turned on its head.

September 25th, 2014 | Posted in Editor,Of Interest | Read More »

Obama’s Demagogic UN Address


U.S President Obama didn’t surprise. His address lasted a mind-numbing 45 minutes. He made it painful listening.

September 25th, 2014 | Posted in World | Read More »

Obama Launches Naked Aggression on Syria


It’s no surprise. His intentions were clear for weeks. Naked aggression is longstanding US policy.

September 23rd, 2014 | Posted in Middle East,Syria,World | Read More »

Fear-Mongering Ahead of Another US False Flag?


Fear-mongering is sinister. It’s reprehensible. It’s longstanding US policy. So are false flags.

September 21st, 2014 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

Anti-Assad Extremists and Obama Plan Coordinated Attacks on Syria


Wendy Sherman is Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs. On September 16, she spoke at Georgetown University.

September 18th, 2014 | Posted in World | Read More »


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  2. Afghanistan: Empty Peace
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  4. Gen. Daniel Bolger: “We need hearings on 9/11, wars”
  5. America Approaches Third World World Status!
  6. Obama’s Sham Immigration Reform
  7. The Incorrigible Sam Harris and Zionist Group-Think
  8. Palestine: If America won’t do what is needed Europe should and here’s why
  9. Iran and the Israeli-Americano Imperium
  10. Murderers attend Maidan killings ceremony…Oh the gall!
  11. US aid worker beheading video a set-up?
  12. At-risk veterans need help on suicide, senators say
  13. VetLikeMe Weekly 11/20/2014
  14. NEO – US-Armed Syrian Opposition “Surrenders” to Al Qaeda?
  15. All Wars are Bankers’ Wars
  16. Part 1. The Battle of the Bulge and the Malmedy Massacre
  17. GOP Immigration Con: “Sweatshop America”
  18. Murder in Jerusalem
  19. Dr. Ismail Salami – UN resolution on Iran mockery of justice
  20. Kiev Plans Full-Scale War
  1. LC: Number-1 reason for Immigration Reform Act is probably to document President Obama himself first & foremost as Michael Shrimpton had documented his fakeries in link @ below comment;;;; *********
  2. LC: Thanks Carnaptious Although I haven’t read her book I’ve read its abstracts ++ listened to several long interviews & speeches of hers & concluded that she either doesn’t know it or ...
  3. LC: ++ about same time Rothschilds arranged the genocide of Armenians who were obstacle to their access to Caspian oil as well documented below by well know Jewish Historian ...
  4. Chandler: Thanks Dan. Appreciate the response. You are right about the unemployed We will be strpped with taking care of. Our government officials are spineless on top of ...
  5. Raven6: Godspeed Chandler, and I will read your work. Thank you for the confidence.

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