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Meister: A Halloween invasion from Mars

Guardian columnist Dick Meister is a longtime Bay Area journalist."2X2L calling CQ ... 2X2L calling CQ, New York ... Isn't there anyone on the air? Isn't there anyone on the air? Isn't there anyone?"...

Meister: The Legislature shows Congress how

Guardian columnist Dick Meister has covered labor and political affairs for more than a half-century as a reporter, editor, author and commentator. Contact him through his website, www.dickmeister.com, which contains several hundred of his columns.Forget for a...

Solomon: Obama will launch a huge propaganda blitz–and may attack Syria even if he loses the vote in Congress

Norman Solomon is co-founder of RootsAction.org and founding director of the Institute for Public Accuracy. His books include “War Made Easy: How Presidents and Pundits Keep Spinning Us to Death.” Information...

Extra! Extra! Calling all Nebraska Cornhuskers!

How to watch the Nebraska vs. Wyoming game at 5 p.m today on 403 cable and at the Final Final bar  in SF (Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013). Plus: Some inside Nebraska football. Well,...

Solomon: What the assault on whistleblowers has to do with Syria

Norman Solomon is co-founder of RootsAction.org and founding director of the Institute for Public Accuracy. His books include “War Made Easy: How Presidents and Pundits Keep Spinning Us to Death.”...

Solomon: You failed to break the spirit of Bradley Manning: An open letter to President Obama

Norman Solomon is co-founder of RootsAction.org and founding director of the Institute for Public Accuracy. His books include “War Made Easy: How Presidents and Pundits Keep Spinning Us to Death.” Information on the documentary...

Solomon: Oiling the war machinery, from Oslo to Heathrow to Washington

Norman Solomon is co-founder of RootsAction.org and founding director of the Institute for Public Accuracy. His books include “War Made Easy: How Presidents and Pundits Keep Spinning Us...

Dick Meister: Still dreaming of justice

Dick Meister is a San Francisco-based columnist who has covered labor and politics for more than a half-century.  Contact him through his website,www.dickmeister.com, which includes more than 350 of his columns.Think back to Aug....

Solomon: Memo from Oslo: If peace is prized, a Nobel for Bradley Manning

Norman Solomon is co-founder of RootsAction.org and founding director of the Institute for Public Accuracy. His books include “War Made Easy: How Presidents and Pundits Keep Spinning Us to...

Solomon: The moral verdict on Bradley Manning

Norman Solomon is co-founder of RootsAction.org and founding director of the Institute for Public Accuracy. His books include “War Made Easy: How Presidents and Pundits Keep Spinning Us to...

Solomon: Obama’s escalating war on freedom of the press

The part of the First Amendment that prohibits “abridging the freedom … of the press” is now up against the wall, as the Obama administration continues to assault the kind of journalism that can...

Solomon: The portrait of a leaker as a young man

  Painted by Robert Shetterly for his Americans Who Tell The Truth Project. A Portrait of the Leaker as a Young ManBy Norman Solomon  Norman Solomon is co-founder of RootsAction.org and founding director of the Institute for Public Accuracy. His books...

Solomon: Denouncing NSA surveillance isn’t enough–we need the power to stop it!

By Norman SolomonNorman Solomon is co-founder of RootsAction.org and founding director of the Institute for Public Accuracy. His books include “War Made Easy: How Presidents and Pundits Keep Spinning Us to Death.”For...

Dick Meister: Celebrating July Fourth with the enemy

By Dick MeisterDick Meister is a veteran Guardian columnist and freelance writer.The Fourth of July, as we all know, is Independence Day. Hurray for GeorgeWashington and the revolutionaries, down with King George and the...

The Fourth of July: Remembering the good old days in Rock Rapids, Iowa, circa 1940s to 1950s

By Bruce B. Brugmann(Note: In July of 1972, when the Bay Guardian was short a Fourth of July story, I sat down and cranked out this one for the front page ...

Normon Solomon: Terminal

Edward Snowden has provided, in my estimation and that of many others, a valuable journalistic and public service. And he has accomplished what he said he wanted to do: start a public...

Solomon: David Brooks, Tom Friedman, Bill Keller wish Snowden had just followed orders

Norman Solomon is co-founder of RootsAction.org and founding director of the Institute for Public Accuracy. His books include “War Made Easy: How Presidents and Pundits Keep Spinning Us to Death.”Edward Snowden’s disclosures,...

Solomon: The pursuit of Edward Snowden: Washington in a rage, striving to run the world

By Norman SolomonNorman Solomon is co-founder of RootsAction.org and founding director of the Institute for Public Accuracy. His books include “War Made Easy: How Presidents and Pundits Keep Spinning Us to Death.”Rarely...

Solomon: Uncle Sam and Corporate Tech: Domestic Partners Raising Digital Big Brother

By Norman SolomonNorman Solomon is co-founder of RootsAction.org and founding director of the Institute for Public Accuracy. His books include “War Made Easy: How Presidents and Pundits Keep Spinning Us to Death.”A...

Thunder from West Portal: Quentin Kopp savages the Warriors’ Embarcadero Wall and its $220 million taxpayer subsidy

(Scroll down to read Kopp's column from the Westside Observer) When then State Sen. Quentin Kopp was appointed to the bench in San Mateo County, some of his fellow judges took him out to...

Bully for the ACLU! It went after the real lawbreakers

Scroll down to read the ACLU complaint in the New York Times storyFor me, the crucial question was not whether Edward J. Snowden broke the law but whether the U.S. government had broken the...

Tonight: Watch Amy Goodman discuss NSA leaks on MSNBC’s Chris Hayes show at 5:40 p.m.

 Monday, June 10, 2013 democracynow.org TONIGHT: Watch Amy Goodman Discuss NSA Leaks on MSNBC's All In With Chris Hayes at 5:40 pm Watch Democracy Now! host Amy Goodman tonight at 5:40pm  on MSNBC's...

Solomon: Historic challenge to support the moral actions of Edward Snowden

Norman Solomon is co-founder of RootsAction.org and founding director of the Institute for Public Accuracy. His books include “War Made Easy: How Presidents and Pundits Keep Spinning Us to Death.”In Washington, where...

Solomon: An open letter to Sen. Dianne Feinstein, Chair of the Senate Intelligence Committee

By Norman SolomonNorman Solomon is co-founder of RootsAction.org and founding director of the Institute for Public Accuracy. His books include “War Made Easy: How Presidents and Pundits Keep Spinning Us to Death.”Dear...