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Why Amazon's Collaboration With the CIA Is So Ominous -- and Vulnerable

Norman Solomon | Posted 04.22.2014 | Politics
Norman Solomon

Few people have direct contact with outfits like Booz Allen Hamilton or Lockheed Martin. But every day, Amazon is depending on millions of customers to go online and buy products from its sites. As more people learn about its CIA ties, Amazon could -- and should -- suffer the consequences.

Is MoveOn Less Progressive Than the New York Times Editorial Board?

Norman Solomon | Posted 02.21.2014 | Politics
Norman Solomon

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.

Words and War

Norman Solomon | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Norman Solomon

There's plenty more media invisibility and erasure ahead for Afghan people as the Pentagon ramps up its war effort in their country.

Too Big to Fail and Too Small to Matter

Norman Solomon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Norman Solomon

These times provide a crash course on the corporate state: If a company like AIG is too big to fail, the government will rescue it. Mere people ...