Shows featuring Norman Solomon

  • Decade After Iraq WMD Speech at UN, Ex-Powell Aide Lawrence Wilkerson Debates Author Norman Solomon Colin_powell
    Ten years ago this week, a defining moment occurred in the Bush administration’s push to invade Iraq. On Feb. 5, 2003, then-Secretary of State General Colin Powell addressed the United Nations Security Council. His message was clear: Iraq possessed extremely dangerous weapons of mass destruction and Saddam Hussein was systematically...
    February 06, 2013 | Story
  • As Obama Escalates War in Afghanistan, US Peace Activists Call for Near-Term Withdrawal of Foreign Troops Temp-image_1_149
    The coming weeks hold critical significance for the US occupation of Afghanistan. The Senate is expected to vote on the Obama administration’s $128 billion request to fund war operations in Afghanistan and Iraq for the coming fiscal year. Next week, the Obama administration will unveil a report on whether US benchmarks for success in Afghanistan are being achieved. It’s widely believed...
    September 15, 2009 | Story
  • Made Love, Got War: Norman Solomon on Close Encounters with America’s Warfare State Solomonweb3
    "The warfare state doesn’t come and go. It can’t be defeated on Election Day," writes media critic Norman Solomon in his new book, Made Love, Got War: Close Encounters with America’s Warfare State. Like it or not, it’s at the core of the United States — and it has infiltrated our very being." Norman Solomon joins us in our firehouse studio to about the...
    October 03, 2007 | Story
  • HIROSHIMA / NAGASAKI ANNIVERSARY
    Fifty-two years ago this week, the United States dropped the first atomic bombs, killing hundreds of thousands of people in the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki and officially inaugurating the nuclear age. However, the Japanese were not to be the only victims the emerging technology.
    August 08, 1997 | Story
  • ACT UP Birthday and Protest of Drug Prices
    This March marks the 10th anniversary of the Aids Coalition to Unleash Power, or ACT UP. The founding of the direct action group was not only a watershed event in the 16-year history of the AIDS crisis, but it also had a profound effect on the social and political life of many people. On Monday, ACT UP’s official birthday, activists will descend on Wall Street for a national action demanding...
    March 21, 1997 | Story