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Dave Lindorff is a founding member of the collectively-owned, journalist-run online newspaper www.thiscantbehappening.net. He is a columnist for Counterpunch, is author of several recent books ("This Can't Be Happening! Resisting the Disintegration of American Democracy" and "Killing Time: An Investigation into the Death Penalty Case of Mumia Abu-Jamal"). His latest book, coauthored with Barbara Olshanshky, is "The Case for Impeachment: The Legal Argument for Removing President George W. Bush from Office (St. Martin's Press, May 2006).

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Wednesday, May 20, 2015 (14 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Finally! Some climate crisis honesty: Forget About a 2C Future; It Will be 4-6 Degrees Centigrade, and Soon The US media and the US public are finally discounting the climate change deniers, recognizing them as paid nay-sayers, and are starting to acknowledge the climate catastrophe ahead, but now we most face the reality that our capitalist system cannot and will not save us, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff

Saturday, May 16, 2015 (9 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
US needs the Iceland option: If 'Too-Big-to-Fail'' Means Too-Big-To-Jail' It Should Mean 'Too-Big-to-Be' The US needs to do like Iceland and prosecute and lock up the top executives of the country's biggest banks, who have been brazenly committing one mega-felony after another with impunity since at least 1999, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff

Saturday, May 9, 2015      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Child Soldier released from jail by Canadian court: US Still Seeks Jail for 'Fighter' Captured at 15 in Afghanistan A Canadian kid nabbed by US forces in Afghanistan in 2002 at age 15, and held at Guantanamo for years against International Law, accused of killing a US soldier in battle, has been released to house arrest in Canada, but still faces US charges that could keep him in jail until 2018, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff

Thursday, April 30, 2015 (1 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
40 years after Vietnam: Celebrating the End of One War, and Witnessing the Start of a New One Here at Home 40 years aftr us troops scurried into a chopper on the roof of the Saigon US Embassy, ending the US war against Vietnam, US troops are in Baltimore imposing martial law, and militarized cops are occupying cities across the US, as the war has come home, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff

Saturday, April 25, 2015 (1 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Veterans are Keeping the Pentagon Honest about the Vietnam War 40 years after the US defeat and the liberation of Vietnam from a century of colonial and imperialist subjugation, the Pentagon's mounted a costly propaganda campaign to claim the US didn't lose and fought a "noble" war. Hear veteran John Grant tell Dave Lindorff, host of PRN.fm's "This Can't Be Happening!" program, how Vets for Peace is trying to keep Washington honest.

Thursday, April 23, 2015 (3 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Did a "nickel ride" kill Freddie Gray?: Philadelphians Know All About Police Murder by Van Ride When Philly cops bring someone in using a van and the suspect is gravely injured (or dead) at the end of the ride, as happened to Freddie Gray in Baltimore, people in Philadelphia know what happened: he got a "nickel ride." And we know what happened in Baltimore, whatever the cops call it there, and it's murder, whatever the local jargon may be for a thuggish practice, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff

Thursday, April 16, 2015 (6 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Raise corporate FICA taxes : Time to Recover Productivity Gains Our Bosses Have Expropriated For decades, employers have pocketed almost all the productivity gains of American workers. It's time go get some of that stolen money back by raising the bosses' FICA payroll tax share, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff, who says that will not just save Social Security, it will allow us to boost benefits.

Tuesday, April 7, 2015 (1 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Times covers up Washington's monstrous evil: Hiding America's War Crimes in Laos, While Reporting on the Grim Results The NY Times reports on a Lao-American woman's campaign to clean up unexploded anti-personnel bomblets from the US air war on Laos, but won't call that air war the war crime that it was and remains, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff

Monday, April 6, 2015 (1 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Credit only where it's due: How Can Obama Claim the Alternative to a Nuclear Deal with Iran is War? Obama gets some small credit for cutting a deal with Iran to limit uranium refining, but he undercuts any kudos by also threatening Iran with war if it doesn't agree -- a major war crime on his part -- and by continuing sanctions, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff

Wednesday, April 1, 2015 (8 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Execution by medical neglect?: Pennsylvania's Prison System is Torturing Mumia Abu-Jamal and his Family Too Is Pennsylvania's 'Justice' system, which failed in its effort to execute Mumia Abu-Jamal, trying to kill him anyhow by medical neglect? His family and supporters think so, and they may be right, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff

Thursday, March 26, 2015 (8 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
A world gone mad: Fear of Terrorism is Making Us Crazy, Especially in the US Fear of terrorism, not terrorism, is making us crazy, from acception wholesale spying, loss of the Bill of Rights, and having to take our shoes of to get on a plane, says TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff. The costs grossly exceed any benefits.

Monday, March 23, 2015 (3 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Making enemies by droning on and on: It's Guilt that has US Military and Embassy Staff Fleeing Yemen Like Scared Rats You won't hear it in the US corporate media, but it's clear the chaos in Yemen that has driven US special forces troops and Embassy staff out like fleeing rats is a result of Obama's drone war, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff.

Friday, March 20, 2015 (36 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Takin' it to the streets (and voting booth)!: Demanding Medicare for All and Social Security Benefits We Can Live On Ignore the right-wing doomsayers. Social Security can be doubled, and Medicare can expand to cover everyone! All we need is a mass movement of the Boomer generation and our offspring, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff

Tuesday, March 10, 2015 (10 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Looking for enemies: Venezuela, the Latest 'National Security Threat' Where does Obama get off labeling Venezula a 'national security threat'? asks TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff. Has Venezuela been subverting or threatening to attack the US? No! But has the US been subverting Venezuela? You bet!

Friday, March 6, 2015 (2 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Reichstag or 'Planet of the Apes'?: Hooting American Yahoos on the Benches and Racist Israeli Demagogue on the Podium Netanyahu's speach to a hooting bunch of Congressional yahoos recalls a certain fascist leader's speech to the Reichstag or the Ape Congress in Boulle's short story, write's TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff

Thursday, February 26, 2015 (9 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Republicans and Many Democrats are on the attack: If We're Going to Defend Social Security We Need to Understand It Republicans and some treacherous Democrats are attacking Social Security again, this time in a last-gasp effort to wreck the New Deal Program, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff, who notes that even its defenders and users don't really understand it -- but must.

Wednesday, February 18, 2015      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
No more AUMFs! No more 'unitary executives'!: We're Already Losing Our Democracy and All Our Freedoms to the 2001 AUMF Before even considering Obama's flawed AUMF, it's critical to cancel the even worse 2001 AUMF, which is the basis for Bush's and Obama's gutting of the Constitution and Bill of Rights, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff

Sunday, February 15, 2015 (19 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
This is what corporatocracy looks like!: Trading US Democracy for Corporate Profits with TPP For a perfect illustration of both how and why America's democracy is on life-support and nearing extinction, just look at the Tans-Pacific Partnership treaty making its way to Congress, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff

Thursday, February 12, 2015      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Victory in an eight-year battle: Philadelphia Passes Paid Sick-Leave Law Philadelphia labor activist win passage of paid sick leave, becoming the second largest of 17 cities to pass such a law, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff

Friday, February 6, 2015 (8 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Obama the war president -- War: Where 69 Cents of Each Tax Dollar Goes Don't think Obama is the most bellicose president in history? Check out his 2016 budget, which if passed would mean 69 cents of every tax dollar goes to warmaking, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff

Friday, January 30, 2015 (11 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Sen. McCain is 'low-life scum': And NPR's Not Reporting the News on Cuba Much Differently than the Corporate Media NPR claims to report the news fully, distinguishing it from the corporate media competition, but at least when it comes to reporting on Cuba, there's little difference between 'public' and corporate broadcasts, writes TCBH! journalist, who adds that Sen. McCaine is 'scum'

Monday, January 26, 2015 (3 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Where's the US 'Syriza'?: Greek Voters Tossed a Grenade into the Banker/Bureaucrat-Run European Establishment Greek voters have elected a radical left party, shattering the European political duopoly backing corporate interests, and paving the way for radical parties in Spain, Italy and elsewhere. But where is the US version of Syriza, asks TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff (hint, it's not Elizabeth Warren or Bernie Sanders).

Friday, January 23, 2015 (6 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Phony baloney: Picking Apart Obama's "Progressive" State of the Union Speech Obama's SOTU speech was a joke, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff. Full of seemingly progressive ideas, none of which will see the light of day with a Republican Congress, they were never put forward while Democrats ran the Hill. Now they are just for show, setting up another illusion for 2016 that Democrats are progressive.

Monday, January 19, 2015 (3 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Fake plots get busted, real ones get a pass: The FBI's Dubious Record on Prosecuting Terror Plots The FBI is quick to bust and boast about terror plots it had a hand in developing, like the current 'plot' to bomb the Capitol, but when it's a real plot to assassinate protesters, like Houston Occupy leaders, it does nothing, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff

Monday, January 12, 2015 (5 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Congressional Democrats have an 'inaction plan': Taking a Meaningless Progressive Stand in Congress Democrats are proposing an "action plan" on the inequality crisis, but only now that they have lost their majority in Congress and don't have to worry that such a plan might actually become law, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff

Tuesday, January 6, 2015 (13 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Cops prove they aren't really needed: NY's Mayor Should Fire All Protesting Cops and Put Savings to Better Use Protesting NY cops, refusing to ticket or arrest people for minor crimes, have not caused a wave of big crimes, showing their own uselessness. If they were fired now for insubordination, as they should be, it would free up hundreds of millions of dollars for better use, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff

Sunday, January 4, 2015 (2 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Demise of mainstream journalism, Chapter II: Philadelphia Inquirer Pimps for Philly Cop Chief The Philly Inquirer is the latest example of the demise of US journalism, with a puff piece on Obama's appointee to head a study of police violence, Philadelphia Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff

Wednesday, December 31, 2014 (3 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Hitting a journalistic nadir: Cold-War-Style Propaganda Posing as News at the New York Times The NY Times was at its propagandist best in a Putin hit-piece Wednesday in which reporters (gasp) accused a Russian company, Gazprom, of authoring a pipeline bill in Bulgaria's parliament -- as if such things aren't routine in the US Congress, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff

Sunday, December 28, 2014 (9 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Marketing Madness: Americans See Selves as Freedom's Heroes as They Flock to Watch a Lousy Comedy The super-patriotic yahoos thronging theaters to watch Kim Jong-un's head explode aren't defending American freedom. If they were, they'd be watching 'Kill the Messenger,' writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorf

Monday, December 22, 2014 (1 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
The predictable start of vigilantism: Reverse Course on Police Militarization or Reap the Whirlwind It was predictible that after a rash of unprosecuted police murders of unarmed civilians -- and kids -- someone would turn vigilante and execute some police. If militarized policing is not reversed, we will see more of this, warns TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff

Friday, December 19, 2014      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Obama's Trojan Horse: US Recognition of Cuba after 54 Years of Hostility and War Does't Mean an End to US Subversion The fact that the US will now recognize Cuba does not mean that it will not keep trying to overthrow the government and overturn Cuban socialism, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff, noting the history of the US using embassies as HQs for subversion.

Saturday, December 13, 2014 (8 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Making a joke of the Supreme Court: Justice Antonin Scalia is a Publicity-Seeking Intellectual Midget Scalia's claim that nothing he knows of in the Constitution would ban torture is so outrageous this fat ignoramous should be driven from his seat on the High Court, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff

Thursday, December 11, 2014      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
The US Must Prosecute Torturers and their Enablers, or Forever Be a Labeled a Rogue Nation The Obama administration must act to punish those in the prior administration -- right up to the president and vice president -- who oversaw an illegal campaign of torture and war crimes, or the US will be consigned to the ranks of rogue nations, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff

Tuesday, December 9, 2014 (14 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
I've had it!: Eleven Reasons I'm Ashamed to be an American Citizen It's hard to be proud to be an citizen of the world's leading terrorist nation, a country where cops casually kill unarmed people and half the population says it's okay, and where few care if 2.4 million are in prison and 50 million go hungry sometime during the year, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff

Thursday, December 4, 2014 (3 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
No more grand juries: Coercive 13th Century Relics, They Serve the Political Interests of DAs, not Justice The grand jury, dating from 1215, is no longer needed. It is now just a device to let DA's hide from responsibility, and to hammer witnesses in secret, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff. It should be abolished in the US, one of the last nations to still employ it.

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 (3 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
In Combat, the Killing of Michael Brown Would have Been a War Crime The Grand Jury decision not to indict a Ferguson cop for the murder of Michael Brown, and that killing itself of an unarmed 18-year-old youth, reek of the racism and militarist authoritarianism that plagues nearly all US towns and cities, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 (1 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Oh no! The American jihadis are coming!: Stoking Fear as the US Prepares for Next Mideast War Washington's latest effort to stir up fear of terror among Americans is to claim US jihadis fighting with ISIS will come home to wreak havoc here. It's nonsense, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff, who says it's all about boosting military budgets.

Friday, November 21, 2014 (1 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
US news organizations spew propaganda, not news: Forget 'Fair and Balanced,' US Media Give Only the Government View The US corporate media reports on Ukraine sound exactly like the Voice of America 'news,' or in other words, like propaganda, giving only the anti-Russia, Kiev-backing version of a vicious civil war, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff

Tuesday, November 18, 2014 (8 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
They're everywhere!: NY Times Report Documents Metastasizing of the Police State of America New reports that over 40 US agencies use undercover agents to entrap and spy on citizens, along with massive NSA spying and local police militarization, mean the US is not becoming a police state -- it is one, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff

Friday, November 14, 2014      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Armistice Day Edition: Interview of IVAW Vet and Songwriter Emily Yates About Her Independence Park Assault Conviction IVAW vet and songster Emily Yates was brutally arrested last year in Independence Park while protesting plans to bomb Syria. Recently, she was convicted for "assaulting" the National Park goons who arrested her. She's interviewed by TCBH! journalists Dave Lindorff and John Grant

Wednesday, November 12, 2014      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Thanks for your business? Ambler Funeral Home Buries the Irony in it's Veterans memorial display Thanks for your service? or Thanks for the business? Irony gets buried in funeral home's Veterans Day display

Wednesday, November 5, 2014 (4 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Hot tub poll shows Republicans don't like their politicians: Election Night a Democratic Rout, not a GOP Victory The Republicans didn't win this 2014 election, the Democrats were routed. The blame is Obama's and it is also the Democrats, who have become the same party of the oligarchy as are the Republicans, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff, following a hot tub poll of one.

Wednesday, October 29, 2014      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Prof. Boyle may be wrong, but he may be right: With a Government this Vile and This Secretive We Need to Ask Questions Given the US history of lies, and to prior US use of germ warfare against countries like Cuba, Nicaragua and East Germany, and to the extreme secrecy of this government, we need to take critics like Francis Boyle seriously about the Ebola plague, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff

Sunday, October 12, 2014 (1 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Karmic payback for selfish Americans: Dickensian US Working Conditions Almost Guarantee Ebola Catastrophe The US has a great modern medical sector, but our Dickensian labor laws mean service workers, including waiters, maids and day care teachers, don't get sick leave. When Ebola hits, they will continue to go to work hoping they haven't got it, and the disease will spread like wildfire, hitting poor and rich alike. Karma, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff.

Saturday, October 4, 2014 (36 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Libeling a democracy movement: Accusing Hong Kong Activists of Being Tools of US Policy is Both Ignorant and Dangerous Too many leftist journalists are showing an imperialist arrogance in claiming the US is behind the mass democracy protest in Hong Kong, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff, a veteran journalist with five years experience in Hong Kong.

Thursday, October 2, 2014 (2 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
What laws of war? We do what we want!: Obama Admits US Bombing Attacks in Syria Pay Little Heed to Protecting Civilians The US has dispensed with what it claims was a policy of special care in avoiding civilian deaths in drone strikes when it comes to the Syria bombings, and adds that it still complies with the "laws of war." It is a false claim, but also ignores the bigger truth that the US attack on Syria itself is illegal, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff

Monday, September 29, 2014 (4 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Freedom's just another word: US Launches Wars and Backs Coups in the Name of Democracy, but Won't Back Real Democracy The US, quick to bomb, subvert and meddle in countries in the name of defending democracy, remains silent as police assault activists in Hong Kong demanding that Beijing honor a pledge to allow popular election of the city's chief executive in 2017, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff, a veteran correspondent from Hong Kong.

Thursday, September 25, 2014 (3 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Going, going, gone, but let's not forget him: Obama's Attorney General Eric Holder Leaves Office AG Eric Holder is leaving his post. Hooray, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff. This corporate shill has been worse than Bush's AG John Ashcroft, who at least was operating on the basis of his principles, however wretched.

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 (4 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Wall Street is fertile ground for a movement: Liberals and Liberation on a Weekend of Climate Action in New York The huge march in New York Sunday calling for climate action was big on numbers but tame on message. The sitdown near Wall Street the next day was militant and focused on Wall Street's key role in climate change. Together the two days' actions could signal the birth of a new movement to blunt capitalism's rapacious greed, writes TCBH's Dave LIndorff, and might even save the planet

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 (17 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Responding to Ebola: Cuba Sees a Crisis, and Sends Docs; The US Sees an Opportunity and Sends Troops As Ebola spreads across Africa, Cuba sees a crisis that calls for doctors, while the US sees an opportunity that calls for thousands of US troops, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff

Wednesday, September 10, 2014 (3 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Making the news fit the politics: NY Times Finds Conclusions Where None Exist in Dutch Flight 17 Downing Report The NY Times continues its anti-Russian, pro-Kiev propaganda campaign, misrepresenting the results of a Dutch investigation into the Malaysian Flight 17 downing, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff

Tuesday, September 9, 2014 (1 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Washington's seedy propaganda campaign: Satellite Images of Alleged Russian Artillery in Ukraine Come A-Cropper Given Washington's history of lies in the interest of warmaking, it pays to look more closely at satellite images the Obama administration says are Russian heavy artillery in Ukraine, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff

Saturday, September 6, 2014      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
What Russian invasion?: In-Place Cease-Fire Reached between Government and Rebel Forces in Ukraine In the cease-fire negotiated under Russian auspices between the Ukraine government and Russian Separatists, no mention was made of any Russian invasion, and no call was made for Russian troops to leave Ukraine, for the good reason that there was no invasion, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff

Wednesday, September 3, 2014 (1 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
War by stealth and by mini-armies: US Invades Iraq...Again, and Secretly The US has (re)invaded Iraq by stealth with a mini-army of 1300, Russia has invaded Ukraine with a mini-army said to number 1000. It's a new model of war. What happens when the two mini stealth armies meet on the field of battle, wonders TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff

Sunday, August 31, 2014 (1 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
It's all about Ukraine: Two Chance Meetings While Traveling in Europe A few random meetings with a US military officer and a couple of Ukrainian refugees from their country's civil war offer insight into what's happening in Ukraine, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff, just back from a reporting trip to Finland's arctic region.

Friday, August 29, 2014 (4 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Where even the reality cop shows are boring: Smart Social Policies in Finland, Dumb Ones in the US In Finland, police are polite even during arrests, anyone can take a job leave a 60% of pay, with an unemployed person replacing them, health care's free and college kids get paid to go to school, Why can't the US do that?, asks TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff

Friday, August 29, 2014 (3 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Get a grip America: Who's the Real Aggressor in Ukraine? (Hint: It's Not Russia) Before we go off launching a new Cold War, or worse, a hot one, accusing Russia of aggression in Ukraine, consider the US history of military action in its own 'backyard' in the Caribbean and Central and South America -- and its role in ousting Ukraine's elected government and ask who's the real aggressor here?

Thursday, August 28, 2014 (1 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
How many wars can the US fight at once?: David Swanson on the America's Obsession with War as Foreign Policy The US is creating so many crises, including ones that could lead to hot wars even against Russian troops or Iran's military, that the mind boggles, says anti-war activist David Swanson in an interview with TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff

Friday, August 22, 2014 (4 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
What's the truth behind Malaysian Flight 17 downing?: CIA Analysts Won't Back White House Claims of Russian Culpability CIA veteran Ray McGovern says CIA analysts are refusing to support White House claim that Russia and Ukraining rebels are behind the shoot-down of Malaysian Flight 17. Here his interview by TCBH journalist Dave Lindorff on Progressive Radio Network's "This Can't Be Happening!" program

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TCBH! news collective loses a founding member: Charles M. 'Chuck' Young (1951-2014) TCBH! and Oped News have lost a unique journalist, critic and writer, Charles M. Young.

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