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An All-Out War on Democracy Is Now Underway in the US

In this ominous historical moment, clarity about how we got here and where we are now is vital.

Norman Solomon ·


The Pentagon’s 20-Year Killing Spree Has Always Treated Civilians as Expendable

At the Pentagon, meanwhile, the bloody-thirty feast of the war profiteers continues unabated.

Norman Solomon ·


Current Dispute Over ICBMs Is a Quarrel Over How to Fine-Tune the Doomsday Machinery

At the level of national policy, nuclear derangement is so normalized that few give it a second thought. Yet normal does not mean sane.

Norman Solomon ·


Found in Translation: New York Times Says Democrats Shouldn't Challenge Oligarchy

The powerful newspaper's editorial board makes clear it likes to editorialize about social justice, but certainly doesn't want any structural changes or substantial new government policies that could bring it much closer.

Norman Solomon ·


Climate Emergency Includes the Threat of ‘Nuclear Winter’

Wishful thinking aside, the threat of nuclear war has not receded.

Norman Solomon ·


Stop Calling the Military Budget a ‘Defense’ Budget

To call the Pentagon's massive and escalating budget a "defense" budget is nothing less than internalized corruption of language that undermines our capacities to think clearly and talk straight.

Norman Solomon ·


As War Keeps Poisoning Humanity, Organizing Continues to Be the Antidote

In the long run, peace activism is essential for overcoming militarism. And organizing is what makes that possible.

Norman Solomon ·


Abortion Bounty Hunters in Texas Are Not "Whistleblowers"—They're Cruel Vigilantes

Calling those who exploit this law "whistleblowers" is a way to turn the true meaning of whistleblowing on its head. We might as well have history books referring to enforcers of the Fugitive Slave Act as "good Samaritans," or monitors of Jim Crow compliance as "civic activists."

Norman Solomon ·

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