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Posts published by “Norman Solomon”

King: I Have A Dream. Obama: I Have A Drone.

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

The Steady Theft of Our Time

One of the worst things about today’s ultramodern systems of communication is hiding in plain sight: They waste our time. Sure, gizmos like computers and…

Spinning Populism in American News Media

A specter is haunting America — the specter of populism. Now that Patrick Buchanan has left the Republican fold to seek the Reform Party's presidential…

When We Forget, Anguish Is Often Buried Alive

How important is the pain of the past? Should people strive to confront it or try to forget it? Such questions routinely underlie news stories…

The Disturbing Eagerness for a Bloody Attack

After Saddam Hussein's pledge of full cooperation with UN weapons inspectors led President Clinton to cancel air attacks at the last minute in mid-November, a…

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