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".

US Threatens Russia


Washington bears full responsibility for elevating illegitimate fascist putschists to power. Doing so reflects another sordid chapter in US history. For sure, it won’t be the last.

April 23rd, 2014 | Posted in World | Read More »

Kiev Breaks Easter Truce


On April 19, Kiev putschists pledged no Easter weekend Eastern Ukraine attacks. They promised “suspension of the active phase of the anti-terrorism operation” to defuse crisis conditions.

April 21st, 2014 | Posted in Of Interest | Read More »

Koch Brothers-Style Free Society


Charles and David Koch are modern-day robber barons. They’re multi-billionaires. Forbes estimates their April 2014 net worth at $40.3 billion each.

April 20th, 2014 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

Putin Speaks

Vladimir Putin

On April 17, Putin held his annual televised Q & A session. He did it with ordinary Russians nationwide. He did it for the 12th time. Doing so connects with them.

April 18th, 2014 | Posted in Editor,Russia,World | Read More »

Duplicitous Human Rights Misinformation on Ukraine


A previous article discussed UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay. It discussed her duplicitous anti-Assad report. It wasn’t her first one. It won’t be her last

April 16th, 2014 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

Obama’s War on Immigrants


Obama exceeds the worst of his predecessors. He governs lawlessly. He does so multiple ways. He targets humanity globally.

April 11th, 2014 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

Eastern Ukrainian Resistance

ukraine crisis

Thousands of Eastern Ukrainians reject Kiev putschists. Perhaps millions. They want local sovereignty. They want autonomy rights.

April 8th, 2014 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

Mideast Peace Negotiators Meet


A previous article said talks through last Thursday floundered. They’re close to collapse.

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

Reviewing James Petras’ The Politics of Empire: The US, Israel and the Middle East (Part II)


Petras pulled no punches saying “(i)n an electoral system, run by and for a corporate oligarchy, deception and demagoguery are essential elements – entertaining the people while working for the wealthy.”

April 4th, 2014 | Posted in Of Interest | Read More »

Reviewing James Petras’ The Politics of Empire: The US, Israel and the Middle East (Part I)


It’s Petras at his best. It’s important reading. It covers vital topics. Petras tells readers what they need to know. His analysis is masterful. Below is an account of what he said.

April 3rd, 2014 | Posted in Of Interest | Read More »

Kerry and Lavrov: World’s Apart


On Sunday, both men met for further talks. They did so in Paris. They discussed Ukraine for four hours. Nothing was resolved.

April 1st, 2014 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

Planned Turkish False Flag


Welcome to police state Turkey. It’s no democracy. Claiming otherwise is a convenient illusion.

March 30th, 2014 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

The Russians Are Coming

keep calm-russians are coming

Churchill once said a “lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on.” Today it circulates instantly.

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

Cold-Blooded Israeli Murder


Israeli security forces are licensed to kill, injure and terrorize with impunity. They take full advantage.

March 24th, 2014 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

Crimean False Flag Attack?

false flag

On Tuesday, Simferopol snipers shot and killed a Crimean self-defense member and Ukrainian soldier. Another self-defense member and Ukrainian soldier were wounded.

March 20th, 2014 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

Irresponsible Iran – Syria Bashing


Washington and Israel are imperial partners in crime. Regime change is longstanding policy. Iran and Syria are prime targets.

March 17th, 2014 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

White House Crime Boss Powwow


On March 12, Ukraine’s illegitimate putschist prime minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk and Obama met in the Oval Office.

March 14th, 2014 | Posted in Editor,Politics | Read More »

Meet Obama’s New Ukrainian Friends


On February 27, 2014, they announced their so-called “Ukrainian government of people’s trust.”

March 13th, 2014 | Posted in World | Read More »

Putin on Ukraine


He gave a wide-ranging interview. It’s the first extensive one he’s given. He did so forthrightly. He did it responsibly. He covered important ground.

March 11th, 2014 | Posted in World | Read More »

Putin v. Obama: Geopolitical Opposites


It bears repeating what other articles stressed. Putin supports peace and stability. Obama wages one war after another.

March 8th, 2014 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

Media Scoundrels on the Wrong Side of History


Famed journalist George Seldes (1890 – 1995) called them “prostitutes of the press.” Paul Craig Roberts calls them “presstitutes.”

March 5th, 2014 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

The Damn Fool in the White House

Barack Obama

Geopolitical conditions today are incendiary. Obama’s war on Syria rages. No end in sight looms.

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

Cheerleading Ukrainian Fascism – by Amerikanzis


Major media scoundrels praise what demands condemnation. They reinvent history doing it. Managed news misinformation substitutes for legitimate journalism.

February 27th, 2014 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

New York Times: Supporting US Imperial Lawlessness

new york times

- It bears repeating what previous articles stressed. All the news Times editors call fit to print isn’t fit to read.

February 26th, 2014 | Posted in Editor,Politics | Read More »

Police State Ukraine


What kind of government establishes itself by force? What kind does it extrajudicially?

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

An Open Letter to Barack Obama

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

Congratulations, Mr. President. You’re the latest in a long line of lawless leaders. You achieved rogue status without really trying.

February 24th, 2014 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

Fascism’s Ugly Face in Ukraine


Far-right Ukrainian ultranationalists are fascist extremists. Washington provides support. Oleh Tyahnybok heads the neo-Nazi Svoboda party. It’s allied with likeminded groups.

February 22nd, 2014 | Posted in Editor,Politics | Read More »

Destabilizing Venezuela Continues


A previous article discussed multiple Obama regime change fronts. His rogue agenda exceeds the worst of his predecessors.

February 20th, 2014 | Posted in Americas,Editor,World | Read More »

US Political Prisoner Near Death

Konstantin Yaroshenko

Thousands of political prisoners languish in America’s gulag. It’s by far the world’s largest. It’s one of the most ruthless.

February 16th, 2014 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

Obama’s Kill List

kill list

Obama heads an administration Murder, Inc. agenda. He appointed himself judge, jury and executioner.

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


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