Norman Solomon

Norman Solomon is the executive director of the Institute for Public Accuracy, the author of War Made Invisible:  How America Hides the Human Toll of Its Military Machine, and a cofounder of RootsAction.org.

Students set up an encampment in solidarity with Palestine at George Washington University with other area universities in Washington, DC, on April 27, 2024.

Students Are Rejecting the Country’s Culture of Death Students Are Rejecting the Country’s Culture of Death

For the economic and political establishment, the students protesting Israel’s ongoing war in Gaza constitute a control issue, potentially writ large.

May 14, 2024 / Norman Solomon

A nuclear test on May 25, 1953, at the Nevada Proving Grounds.

The Nuclear Arms Race Never Ended The Nuclear Arms Race Never Ended

What passes for debate on Capitol Hill is routinely an exercise in assessing the most cost-effective outlays to facilitate Armageddon, not how to prevent it.

Feb 13, 2024 / Norman Solomon

freeze the nuclear arms race poster during the cold war, nuclear war tensions

Time for a Transnational Uprising Against a Reckless Escalation of the Arms Race? Time for a Transnational Uprising Against a Reckless Escalation of the Arms Race?

The specter of omnicide looms.

Nov 21, 2023 / Norman Solomon

Marines in Afghanistan

Regret for the War on Terror Is Not the Same as Remorse Regret for the War on Terror Is Not the Same as Remorse

For the White House, the Pentagon, and Congress, the War on Terror offered a political license to kill and displace people on a large scale.

Sep 13, 2023 / Norman Solomon

Gen. Stanley McChrystal, former commander of US and NATO forces in Afghanistan, talks prior to a Bloomberg Television interview in Washington, D.C. in 2013.

The Convenient Myth of “Humane” Wars The Convenient Myth of “Humane” Wars

How America hides the human toll of its military machine.

Jun 5, 2023 / Norman Solomon

The Racist, Right-Wing Return of “Dilbert”

The Racist, Right-Wing Return of “Dilbert” The Racist, Right-Wing Return of “Dilbert”

The creator of the satirical comic strip about white-collar work has relaunched the cartoon in a very unfunny way.

Mar 22, 2023 / Norman Solomon

Titan Missile

To Avoid Armageddon, Don’t Modernize Missiles—Eliminate Them To Avoid Armageddon, Don’t Modernize Missiles—Eliminate Them

Land-based nuclear weapons are world-ending accident waiting to happen, and completely superfluous to a reliable deterrent.

Oct 19, 2021 / Editorial / Daniel Ellsberg and Norman Solomon

The Democratic Donkey

Democratic Autopsy: One Year Later Democratic Autopsy: One Year Later

Progressive momentum could lead to historic breakthroughs in the midterms and beyond. Realizing such potential will require transforming and energizing the Democratic Party.

Oct 11, 2018 / Norman Solomon, Jeff Cohen, Pia Gallegos, Sam McCann, and Donna Smith

Un Village Français

Tangled in the Garden of Good and Evil Tangled in the Garden of Good and Evil

A French television program tackles the tough questions of compliance and resistance.

Sep 4, 2018 / Norman Solomon

Robert Parry Obit

Remembering Investigative Journalist Robert Parry Remembering Investigative Journalist Robert Parry

What made Bob Parry a trailblazer for independent journalism also made him a bridge burner with the media establishment.

Jan 29, 2018 / Norman Solomon

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