Stories by Norman Solomon

Norman Solomon is founding director of the Institute for Public Accuracy and co-founder of  His latest book is War Made Easy: How Presidents and Pundits Keep Spinning Us to Death.  subscribe to Norman Solomon's feed

Posted on: Jun 3, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Let’s not deceive ourselves with the notion that U.S. surveillance state has lost any of its turf.

Posted on: Jan 26, 2015, Source: Expose Facts

Brave whistleblower exposed an ill-conceived and dangerous maneuver that had provided a flawed design for a nuclear weapon component to Iran.

Posted on: Jan 5, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Sterling is accused of revealing a CIA operation involving flawed nuclear weapon blueprints to Iran in 2000.

Posted on: Oct 14, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The New York Times investigative reporter's 'Pay Any Price' is an instant landmark in the best of post-9/11 journalism.

Posted on: Jun 6, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Antidotes to the poisons of cynicism and passive despair can emerge from organizing to help create a better world.

Posted on: Feb 12, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The online mega-retailer has a little-known $600-million contract with the CIA.

Posted on: Jan 13, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Post owner Jeff Bezos guards CIA secrets through his Amazon cloud-computing service. So is it a conflict of interest for his newspaper to investigate those secrets?

Posted on: Dec 18, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Amazon has a bad history of currying favor with the U.S. government’s “national security” establishment.

Posted on: Aug 30, 2013, Source: AlterNet

During the next few days, a huge and historic battle will determine whether President Obama can continue the deadly record of presidential impunity.

Posted on: Aug 28, 2013, Source: AlterNet

To stop attack on Syria, we must support whistleblowers.

Posted on: Jun 18, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Edward Snowden and Bradley Manning both seemed useful to authority, but they also have principles and decided to act on them.

Posted on: Nov 17, 2012, Source: The Nation

Accommodation has been habit-forming for many left-leaning organizations, which are increasingly taking their cues from the Dem party establishment.

Posted on: Apr 28, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Let's make a swift transition to an energy policy focused on clean and green renewable sources and conservation.

Posted on: Nov 18, 2010, Source: AlterNet

For two years Barack Obama has increasingly made a mockery of hopes for a green New Deal.

Posted on: May 10, 2010, Source: AlterNet

Obama's nomination of Elena Kagan to the Supreme Court is one more example of how the president routinely combines progressive rhetoric with contrary actions.

Posted on: Mar 29, 2010, Source: AlterNet

On Sunday, Obama stood before thousands of U.S. troops to proclaim the sanctity of the war effort, a commander in chief rallying the troops, while wearing a bomber jacket.

Posted on: Mar 11, 2010, Source: AlterNet

Wednesday marked the first major congressional debate about U.S. military operations in Afghanistan since the 2001 invasion. Where was the press?

Posted on: Feb 2, 2010, Source: AlterNet

The new budget from the White House will push U.S. military spending well above $2 billion a day. Foreclosing the future of our country should not be confused with defending it.

Posted on: Dec 10, 2009, Source: AlterNet

Obama spoke of "the world as it is" and insisted that "war is sometimes necessary" -- but generalities do nothing to mitigate the horrors of war being endured by others.

Posted on: Nov 30, 2009, Source: AlterNet

It doesn't much matter whether people "support" the escalation. What matters is whether they openly oppose it -- and, if so, how vocally and emphatically.