Category: Commentary

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Norman Solomon: An Assault from Obama’s Escalating War on Journalism

Five organizations—RootsAction.org, the Nation, the Center for Media and Democracy, the Progressive, Fairness & Accuracy In Reporting (FAIR), and the Freedom of the Press Foundation—have joined together to start a campaign for protecting the confidentiality of journalists’ sources

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Bill Berkowitz: Using Millions to Bully His Way to Political Power

Sinquefield “is one of the top right-wing political funders in the country, and the single top political spender in Missouri, where he has spent at least $31.5 million seeking to reshape Missouri laws, legislators, and policies

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David Swanson: Mass Murderers Brazenly Discuss Tools of Trade

War has taken 200 million lives in the past 100 years and cost the world $2 trillion a year–and the U.S. half of that.

Winslow Myers: Global Climate Change and Nuclear Abolition Are One Issue

Marshall Island citizens file lawsuit to force action for climate change and total nuclear disarmament

Edward S. Herman: War is Our Business and Business Looks Good

U.S. dealings with the Ukraine crisis

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Noam Chomsky: Edward Snowden, the World’s “Most Wanted Criminal”

State power has regularly sought to create the misimpression that it is terrorists we are fighting; throughout, the basic principle remains; power must not be exposed to the sunight

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Ramzy Baroud: What the Media Is Not Telling Us About Yemen

Once again, justifying U.S. intervention

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Ramzy Baroud: The U.S. Empire and the Peace Process

U.S. media made much noise about fighting terror, restoring democracies, and heralding freedoms, the neo-cons highlighted redrawing the map of the Middle East to slow the rise of China

Edward Harris: Net Neutrality Turnaround as FCC Plans for a Fast Lane

Companies will be allowed to pay Internet service providers for special, faster lanes to send video and other content to their customers…

Ajamu Baraka: Beyond Donald Sterling

What reveals the superficiality of the outrage about racism in sports is the dissociation between this outrage against black people and the ongoing assault in sports on indigenous people.

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