NORMAN SOLOMON – For plutocrats, this summer has gotten a bit scary. Two feared candidates are rising. Trusted candidates are underperforming. The 2020 presidential election could turn out to be a real-life horror movie: A Nightmare on Wall Street.
DAVID SWANSON – Wikileaks co-founder Julian Assange’s arrest at the Ecuadorian embassy in London raises serious concerns. Here are ten reasons he should be freed.
ROBERT PARRY – Neocon ideology appears to have seized near total control over the editorial pages of Americaâ€™s premier news organizations, including the New York Times and the Washington Post, contributing to an information crisis inside â€œthe worldâ€™s superpower,â€ a development that should unnerve both Americans and the world community.
NORMAN SOLOMON – President Obama is now considering whether to order the Central Intelligence Agency to kill a U.S. citizen in Pakistan. Thatâ€™s big news this week. But hidden in plain sight is the fact that Amazon would be an accessory to the assassination.
NORMAN SOLOMON – American journalism has entered highly dangerous terrain. A tip-off is that the Washington Post refuses to face up to a conflict of interest involving Jeff Bezos — whoâ€™s now the sole owner of the powerful newspaper at the same time he remains Amazonâ€™s CEO and main stakeholder. The Post is supposed to expose CIA secrets. But Amazon is under contract to keep them. Amazon has a new $600 million â€œcloudâ€ computing deal with the CIA.