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: Oct 25, 2006, Source: AlterNet

As the leading media advocate of 'free trade' and 'globalization, the New York Times columnist is expertly proficient at explaining the world to the world.

Posted on: Oct 12, 2006, Source: AlterNet

How does the horrific estimated Iraqi death toll -- around 600,000 -- correlate with the U.S. media's evasive coverage of the war?

Posted on: Oct 9, 2006, Source: AlterNet

The Bush administration will do its best to exploit North Korea's nuclear test, to stave off a loss of the Republican majority in Congress.

Posted on: Oct 3, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Iraq is not a swamp; it's a place where real people live and die. They are not metaphors, and neither is their country.

Posted on: Sep 26, 2006, Source: AlterNet

The more the media lies about Iraq, the more such fairy tales become machinery for the next war.

Posted on: Sep 20, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Umpteen gigabytes can't make up for a media culture and a political environment largely out of touch with human empathy.

Posted on: Sep 8, 2006, Source: AlterNet

American media's insulation about the 'war on terror' is dangerous.

Posted on: Sep 5, 2006, Source: AlterNet

President Bush keeps demanding 'blank checks' for more time and more troops in Iraq -- and Congress keeps cutting them.

Posted on: Aug 31, 2006, Source: AlterNet

A televised debate between president Bush and Iranian president Ahmadinejad will never happen -- but it's worth thinking about.

Posted on: Aug 24, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Mainstream news reporting accepts and propagates the basic world view of the Bush administration.

Posted on: Aug 14, 2006, Source: AlterNet

It's alarming that progressive groups like are refusing to challenge the pro-Iraq war Hillary.

Posted on: Aug 7, 2006, Source: AlterNet

The fact that Israel maintains a huge nuclear arsenal is supposed to be no cause for major concern.

Posted on: Jul 26, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Richard Cohen, like so many other American pundits, depicts the death of an Israeli civilian as far more tragic than the death of an Arab civilian.

Posted on: Jul 20, 2006, Source: AlterNet

The U.S. is helping to destroy Lebanon in its tacit support of Israel.

Posted on: Jun 21, 2006, Source: AlterNet

The media talks about the 'barbaric' atrocities committed <i>to</i> US soldiers -- but fails to emphasize the depth of cruelty the US miliary inflicts on others.

Posted on: Jun 15, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Hillary Clinton should expect more and more boos, protests and difficulties as her pro-war reputation grows.

Posted on: Jun 12, 2006, Source: AlterNet

I'm befuddled by Clinton's speaking engagement at tomorrow's Take Back America conference; she has stood against the progressive agenda for more than a decade.

Posted on: Jun 6, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Former Iraqi prime minister Tariq Aziz had good reason to fear for his life if he ran afoul of Saddam Hussein.

Posted on: May 30, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Standard journalism hasn't done much to put us in touch with the human costs of war.

Posted on: May 10, 2006, Source: AlterNet

On this planet in 2006, no greater contrast exists than the gap between human hunger and military spending.