.Norman Solomon

Dec 4, 2018

Ism or Isn’t She?

Twenty-five years ago, when I wrote False Hope: The Politics of Illusion in the Clinton Era, I didn't expect that the Democratic Party would...
Dec 22, 2017

Post Note

Movie critics have hailed The Post, directed by Steven Spielberg and starring Meryl Streep (pictured) as Washington Post publisher Katharine Graham. But the real-life...
Sep 28, 2016

The Abstainers

The North Bay's state legislators sure know how to abstain. I'm not talking about refraining from sex, alcohol or drugs. I mean abstaining from...
Feb 26, 2014


The world's biggest online retailer, Amazon, keeps expanding. A few months ago, the company signed a $600 million contract with the Central Intelligence Agency...
Jun 12, 2013

Surveillance State

Historic challenge to support Edward Snowden
Jun 1, 2011

The Search for War

06.01.11In times of war, U.S. presidents have often talked about yearning for peace. "I am continuing and I am increasing the search for every...
May 4, 2011

Let’s Not Forget

05.04.11The facts all point to this inconvenient truth: the time has come to shut down California's two nuclear power plants as part of a...
Mar 16, 2011

Japan’s Nuclear Scare

03.16.11On the edge of Capitol Hill, day after day, we heard wrenching testimony from people whose lives had been ravaged by the split atom.That...