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: Jan 6, 2017, Source: AlterNet

The editorial board described the war in Yemen as a "mess" and "quagmire."

Posted on: Jan 6, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Democratic lawmakers joined Republicans in condemning a UN resolution on illegal Israeli settlements that Obama refused to oppose.

Posted on: Jan 5, 2017, Source: AlterNet

U.S.-backed bombing has killed thousands of Yemenis and pushed millions to the brink of famine.

Posted on: Dec 29, 2016, Source: AlterNet

A closer look at Bilal Abdul Kareem's body of work reveals an established record of creating sectarian propaganda for extremist Syrian rebels.

Posted on: Dec 13, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Provisions slipped into the latest defense bill could give anti-aircraft missiles to extremist groups.

Posted on: Nov 11, 2016, Source: Salon

After Trump's victory, Clinton fans apologize to Sanders supporters; DNC staffer denounces Donna Brazile.

Posted on: Nov 10, 2016, Source: Salon

In retrospect, it looks like the Democratic Party deliberately destroyed its best chance of defeating Donald Trump.

Posted on: Aug 28, 2016, Source: Salon

Is the new U.S. bombing campaign in Libya really making things better? Media has utterly failed to provide context.

Posted on: Aug 19, 2016, Source: Salon

Legal groups say New Jersey's new anti-BDS legislation might be unconstitutional and threatens the First Amendment.

Posted on: Jul 19, 2016, Source: Salon

West Ohio Minutemen, a self-described "militia," marched around Cleveland during the Republican National Convention

Posted on: Jul 16, 2016, Source: Salon

Eyal Karim, who previously suggested rape is justified in war, joins numerous other far-right figures in government.

Posted on: Jul 10, 2016, Source: Salon

Louisiana police officers have a recent history of pulling the trigger without cause.

Posted on: Jul 3, 2016, Source: Salon

Bernie Sanders slammed PROMESA bill for taking away Puerto Ricans' democratic rights, making U.S. "colonial master."

Posted on: Jun 26, 2016, Source: Salon

Bernie & Hillary DNC drafting committee members clash after Rep. Keith Ellison proposed $15 minimum wage amendment.

Posted on: Jun 10, 2016, Source: Salon

James Kirchick joins a slew of right-wing pundits who support Clinton over Trump.

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.