Stories by Ben Norton

Ben Norton is a reporter for AlterNet's Grayzone Project. You can follow him on Twitter at @BenjaminNorton.  subscribe to Ben Norton's feed

Posted on: Jun 6, 2016, Source: Salon

Andrew Cuomo pushed through discriminatory policy to punish groups that boycott Israel for Palestinian human rights.

Posted on: May 25, 2016, Source: Salon

Cornel West and composer Arturo O'Farrill mix politics, jazz and the corporate music industry.

Posted on: May 12, 2016, Source: Salon

Hedge fund managers James Simons and Kenneth Griffin have poured millions into the corporate Dems' campaigns.

Posted on: May 11, 2016, Source: Salon

The Sanders campaign insists Bernie is "best positioned to beat Trump," and is preparing for a contested convention.

Posted on: Apr 27, 2016, Source: Salon

Rights group says 1996 laws created a system of mass detention and abuse for refugees and migrants.

Posted on: Apr 22, 2016, Source: Salon

Here are some of Prince's most political, and historic, moments.

Posted on: Apr 21, 2016, Source: Salon

Sanders has exposed just how reactionary and corrupt the Democratic Party is—while Clinton wants things to carry on.

Posted on: Apr 15, 2016, Source: Salon

When Clinton was secretary of state the U.S. helped overthrow Honduras' elected government. Today the country is in chaos.

Posted on: Apr 4, 2016, Source: Salon

One of the biggest leaks in history exposes how global elites and their relatives hide money in offshore tax havens.

Posted on: Mar 4, 2016, Source: Salon

Prominent defenders of public schools are warning the Senate not to confirm John King.

Posted on: Feb 28, 2016, Source: Salon

Tulsi Gabbard left the Democratic National Committee, which has been accused of pro-Hillary bias, to support Bernie.

Posted on: Feb 18, 2016, Source: Salon

Critics say the unelected superdelegate system is rigged. Debbie Wasserman Schultz basically admitted this is true.

Posted on: Feb 18, 2016, Source: Salon

An exhaustive study shows privatization is more expensive, despite the right-wing's insistence to the contrary.

Posted on: Feb 8, 2016, Source: Salon

Ramarley Graham was killed four years ago in New York City. His family continues protesting, calling for justice.

Posted on: Jan 28, 2016, Source: Salon

Chomsky is only covered when he discusses partisan politics; his foreign policy criticism is ignored. He agrees.

Posted on: Jan 20, 2016, Source: Salon

As Sanders catches up to Hillary in the polls, corporate media circles the wagons as expected.

Posted on: Jan 14, 2016, Source: Salon

0.1% of Americans have as much wealth as the bottom 90%. It's time to stop saying "middle class"; it does not exist.

Posted on: Jan 9, 2016, Source: Salon

If the armed gunmen weren’t white, or if they were leftists, there would have been a raid by now.

Posted on: Jan 4, 2016, Source: Salon

A look at the role of the U.S. in a dismal year marked by war and violence

Posted on: Dec 29, 2015, Source: Salon

Outrage after 55-year-old and 19-year-old "accidentally" shot dead by cops in Chicago.