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Solomon: Why the Washington Post’s new ties to the CIA are so ominous

January 13, 2014
American journalism has entered highly dangerous terrain.A tip-off is that the Washington Post refuses to face up to a conflict of interest involving Jeff...

Solomon: The CIA, Amazon, Bezo, and the Washington Post: An exchange with Executive Editor Martin Baron

January 10, 2014
 By Norman Solomon (B3 note: This exchange between Norman Solomon and the Washington Post executive editor Martin Baron followed a Solomon column that dramatized the...

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

September 1, 2013
Norman Solomon is co-founder of RootsAction.org and founding director of the Institute for Public Accuracy. His books include “War Made Easy: How...

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

August 28, 2013
Norman Solomon is co-founder of RootsAction.org and founding director of the Institute for Public Accuracy. His books include “War Made Easy:...

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

August 26, 2013
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...

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

August 21, 2013
Norman Solomon is co-founder of RootsAction.org and founding director of the Institute for Public Accuracy. His books include “War...

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

August 11, 2013
Norman Solomon is co-founder of RootsAction.org and founding director of the Institute for Public Accuracy. His books include “War Made ...

Solomon: The moral verdict on Bradley Manning

July 31, 2013
Norman Solomon is co-founder of RootsAction.org and founding director of the Institute for Public Accuracy. His books include “War Made...

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

July 24, 2013
The part of the First Amendment that prohibits “abridging the freedom … of the press” is now up against the wall, as the Obama...

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

July 10, 2013
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:...

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

June 27, 2013
Norman Solomon is co-founder of RootsAction.org and founding director of the Institute for Public Accuracy. His books include “War Made Easy: How...

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

June 10, 2013
Norman Solomon is co-founder of RootsAction.org and founding director of the Institute for Public Accuracy. His books include “War Made Easy: How...

Solomon: It’s time to renounce the “war on terror”

April 24, 2013
Norman Solomon is co-founder of RootsAction.org and founding director of the Institute for Public Accuracy. His books include “War Made...

Norman Solomon: Nominate Bradley Manning for the Nobel Peace prize!

April 6, 2013
Norman Solomon is co-founder of RootsAction.org and founding director of the Institute for Public Accuracy. His books include “War Made...

Norman Solomon: Ten years ago today: A warfare state of mind

March 18, 2013
Norman Solomon is co-founder of RootsAction.org and founding director of the Institute for Public Accuracy. His books include “War Made...

Solomon: Three quarters of Progressive Caucus refuse to stand against cuts in social security, medicare and medicaid

February 27, 2013
Norman Solomon is the author of “War Made Easy: How Presidents and Pundits Keep Spinning Us to Death.” He is the...

What Obama said — and what he meant

Decoding State of the Union double-speak

Norman Solomon: Verbal tics and political routines

January 30, 2013
By Norman SolomonNorman Solomon is co-founder of RootsAction.org and founding director of the Institute for Public Accuracy. His books include “War...

King: I have a dream. Obama: I have a drone

January 20, 2013
A simple twist of fate has set President Obama’s second Inaugural Address for January 21, the same day as the Martin Luther...

Protest — and run for office

The Occupy movement is a much-needed counterpoint to today's elected "progressives"

A seat in Congress for the 99 percent

For the first time in two decades, voters north of the Golden Gate will choose a new member of Congress. Given the overwhelming party...

Campaign for the Woolsey legacy

We have to hold the North Bay congressional seat for the values that Lynn Woolsey has represented

The madness of nuclear power

March 14, 2011
By Norman Solomon Norman Solomon is president of the Institute for Public Accuracy and a senior fellow at RootsAction. His books include “Killing...

Why I may run for Congress

Across the country, alarm is rising as corporate power escalates at the intersection of Wall Street and Pennsylvania Avenue.