Edward S. Herman is Professor Emeritus of Finance at the Wharton School,
University of Pennsylvania, an economist and media analyst. He
is author of numerous books, including Corporate Control, Corporate
Power (1981), The Real Terror Network (1982), Manufacturing Consent
(1988, with Noam Chomsky), Manufacturing Consent has a
revised edition of 2002 (Pantheon) as well as a French version (La Fabrique de l'Opinion publique - La Politique économique des médias américains, Serpent à Plumes, 2003), Triumph of the Market (1995), The Myth of The Liberal Media: an Edward Herman Reader (1999),...
on World events. These columns deal with the Russian/IMF/Bank of
New York money-laundering case, the hypocritical Western positions
statement on events and responsabilities in East Timor, the possible
trial of Pol Pot for war crimes and Henry Kissinger's impunity
any such trial, the double standard in coverage of Suharto and Pol
Pot, the media complicity in covering up U.S./Indonesia collusion
on East Timor, media subservience to dominant US interests, the US
self-given right to bomb, the US as "Superterrorist",
genocide in the Middle East, September 11th, Afghanistan, Iraq,
"Democracy" in the US Empire, Yugoslavia and Kosovo, Iran.... and
David Peterson has become over the years Ed Herman's main collaborator, and has co-written many of these articles and essays. David Peterson is is an independent journalist and researcher based in the Chicago area of the United States.
Russian/IMF/Bank of New
York money-laundering case
collusion and media protection and complicity
Pot, Kissinger, war crime trials and impunity
Pot and Suharto
U.S. right to police, rule, and exterminate
propaganda model revisited
The News Fit To Print (part 1-3):
Structure and Background of the New York Times
Exporting Democracy, or a favorable
climate of investment?
BOMB THE NEW YORK TIMES?
The Clinton Legacy
A return to Hooverite economic policies
Propaganda System Number
One: From Arbenz to Diem to Milosevic
The Philadephia Inquirers
new right stuff program
out there have a "distaste of Western civilization and cultural
on the terrorist attacks on New York and Washington
Who Terrorizes Whom?
Final Solution in the
Axis of Evil
"Tragic errors" as in integral
component of Policy
"BODY COUNTS" in imperial service:
Yugoslavia, Afghanistan, and Elsewhere
Parallel And Linked Genocides:
Iraq And Palestine
The Manufactured And Real
War-makers, Bribees, And
Poodles versus Democracy
A "War On Terror?" Not!
versus Big Lies (and structure of lies)
Uncle Chutzpah, On A Rampage,
Road Map to Sustainable Ethnic Cleansing
Diana Johnstone on the Balkan's war: A
review of "Fool's Crusade"
From Vietnam to Iraq
We had to destroy Iraq in order to liberate it:
some eerie similarities
between Iraq and Vietnam.
My Very, Very Allergic Reaction To Brad Delong On
Rogues have no right to self-defense: and Super-rogue
decides who is a rogue
The Cruise Missile Left, part 1
The Cruise Missile Left, Part 2
The anti-ANSWER crusade
The Cruise Missile Left, Part 3
Paul Berman on “Terror and Liberalism”
The Cruise Missile Left,
The Nation's Forum on "Humanitarian Intervention"
The Cruise Missile Left, Part 5.
Samantha Power and the Genocide Gambit
Normalizing Godfatherly Aggression
Recapping the media’s selling of conquest and occupation
Coalition Of Joint Venture Looters?
George Bush versus U.S.
Liberals in search of a
Deficits that Menace (Democratic) and Deficits That Are Tolerable (Republican)
Notes on the American dream
By Richard B. Du Boff
Some Choice Morsels, Past and Present
Marlise Simons on the Yugoslavia Tribunal:
A Study in Total Propaganda Service
Part 1, part 2, part 3 (footnotes)
with David Peterson
We Had To Destroy Fallujah in Order to Save It
"They kill reporters, don't they?"
Yes--as Part of a System of Information
Control That Will Allow the Mass Killing of Civilians.
Studies in Hypocrisy: From the F-Word to the New York Times and Mrs. Jellyby.
The Farce of the Bush Pursuit of Democracy Abroad -- While Undermining It At Home
The Election In Iraq:
The U.S. Propaganda System Is Still Working In High Gear
The Politics of the Srebrenica Massacre
A number of people replied to Ed's article, with Ed replying to each in turn.
You may follow that debate on Z Magazine's website here: Debating Srebrenica
George Packer and the Liberal Struggle to Support Imperialism
Michael Ignatieff's Pseudo-Hegelian Apologetics for Imperialism;
or, Bush Is Staking All On The Pursuit of Democracy Everywhere
From INGSOC and NEWSPEAK to AMCAP, AMERIGOOD, and MARKETSPEAK
George Orwell is alive and well
On the Preeminence of State Terrorism, Past and Present
How the West and Free Press Have Accepted, Approved and Underwritten Israel’s Long-Term Ethnic Cleansing and Institutionalized Racism,
In Violation of All Purported Enlightenment Values, and With Mind-Boggling Hypocrisy
The Banality of Evil from the book "Triumph of the Market"
A review published in MR of Michael Mandel's " How America Gets Away With Murder"
A Z Magazine review of Peter Brock's "Media Cleansing: Dirty Reporting - Journalism and Tragedy in Yugoslavia"
The Political Economy of Sham Justice: Carla del Ponte Addresses Goldman Sachs on Justice and Profits
Ethnic Cleansing: Constructive, Benign, and Nefarious (Kafka Era Studies, No. 1)
Iraq: The Genocide Option
The United States Now Poses The Greatest Threat to Civilization of Any Country in History
The New York Times on the Libya-Pan Am 103 Case: A Study in Propaganda Service
Genocide Inflation is the Real Human Rights Threat: Yugoslavia and Rwanda
More Nuggets from a Nut House:
Greeting the Shah, Musharraf, and Ahmandinejad: Israeli Bombing of Syria “Fuels Debate”; Antisemitism; Democracy’s Last Throes?
Notes on Economics in the Nut House:
GOP As Party of Budget Restraint; Efficient Markets; Privatization
There is No War on Terror
Safari Journalism: Schindler’s Unholy Terror Versus the Sarajevo Safari’s Mythical Multi-Ethnic Project
Principles of the Imperial New World Order
Further Nuggets From the Nuthouse:
The Law of Conservation of the Level of Violence
RussiaCommits Aggression in Georgia and South Ossetia.
The United States Liberates as It Protects Its National Security in Iraq.
The Threat of Nuclear War Grows.
NATO: the Imperial Pitbull
“Look forward, not back,” and other Cliches, Idiocies, and Abused Words
“Protecting Israel’s Ethnic Cleansing” - Deceptively Called “Protecting Israel’s Security”
Paul Kagame: “Our Kind of Guy”
The Demolition of the Yugoslav Tribunal:
A review of Germinal Civikov’s "Srebrenica: The Star Witness"
Gilbert Achcar's Defense of Humanitarian Intervention