Norman Solomon

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Monday, December 23, 2013
Is MoveOn Less Progressive Than the New York Times Editorial Board?
The New York Times is hardly a progressive newspaper -- but when it comes to the surveillance state and ongoing militarism of the Obama White House, the establishment’s “paper of record” puts MoveOn.org to shame.
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Wednesday, December 18, 2013
Under Amazon’s CIA Cloud: The Washington Post
News media should illuminate conflicts of interest, not embody them.
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Thursday, December 05, 2013
Under the Global Shadow of Big Brother, Journalism Must Light Up the Political Sky
Every new revelation about the global reach of the National Security Agency underscores that the extremism of the surveillance state has reached gargantuan proportions.
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Monday, November 25, 2013
Overplaying Its Hand, Israel Still Holds Plenty of US Cards
More than ever, Israel is isolated from world opinion and the squishy entity known as “the international community.” The Israeli government keeps condemning the Iran nuclear deal, by any rational standard a positive step away from the threat of catastrophic war.
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Monday, November 18, 2013
The Obamacare Disaster and the Poison of Party Loyalty
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Wednesday, November 06, 2013
Big Brother’s Loyal Sister: How Dianne Feinstein Is Betraying Civil Liberties
Ever since the first big revelations about the National Security Agency five months ago, Dianne Feinstein has been in overdrive to defend the surveillance state. As chair of the Senate Intelligence Committee, she generates an abundance of fog, weasel words, anti-whistleblower slander and bogus notions of reform -- while methodically stabbing civil liberties in the back.
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Wednesday, October 23, 2013
Why Snowden’s Passport Matters
When the State Department revoked Edward Snowden’s passport four months ago, the move was a reprisal from a surveillance-and-warfare state that operates largely in the shadows. Top officials in Washington were furious. Snowden had suddenly exposed what couldn’t stand the light of day, blowing the cover of the world’s Biggest Brother.
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Thursday, October 10, 2013
Google: Doing Evil with ALEC
Google Inc. is now aligned with the notorious ALEC. Quietly, Google has joined ALEC -- the American Legislative Exchange Council -- the shadowy corporate alliance that pushes odious laws through state legislatures.
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Monday, October 07, 2013
Here Comes the 2013 Nobel Peace Prize, Dragging a Broken Moral Compass
The announcement of this year’s Nobel Peace Prize winner, set for October 11, is sure to make big news. The prize remains the most prestigious in the world. But the award has fallen into an evasive pattern, ignoring the USA’s continuous “war on terror” and even giving it tacit support.
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Monday, September 30, 2013
The NSA Deserves a Permanent Shutdown
To the people in control of the Executive Branch, violating our civil liberties is an essential government service. So -- to ensure total fulfillment of Big Brother’s vast responsibilities -- the National Security Agency is insulated from any fiscal disruption.
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