Norman Pollack

Norman Pollack Ph.D. Harvard, Guggenheim Fellow, early writings on American Populism as a radical movement, prof., activist.. His interests are social theory and the structural analysis of capitalism and fascism. He can be reached at

The American Way: Indefinite Detention

Hillary Clinton is Shameless

American Exceptionalism: A Pernicious Doctrine

Troglodyte Vs. Goebbelean Fascism: The 2016 Presidential Race

“U.S.A.” Chant: Hegemonic Unity in Global Domination

America and the Trump Conundrum

Clinton Incorruptible: An Ideological Contrivance

Sanders, Our Tony Blair: A Defamation of Socialism

Authoritarian Politics: Trump, Clinton, and Neo-Fascism

Massacre in Dallas: America, the Ungovernable

Economic Nationalism vs. Globalization: Janus-Faced Monopoly Capital

Fissures in World Capitalism: the British Vote

Infanticide: A Policy Choice

Domestic War Criminals: A People’s Court

Corporate Inversion: The American Way

Flint: Genocide by Design

Regulatory Farce: Internal Capitalist Hegemony

Trump-Palin: Dynamic Duo of Fascistic America

Nomenclatural Democracy?: Race (False)-Consciousness

Reptilian Politics and American Leadership: The Party Debates

In Memoriam, Dr. King: A Belated Tribute

The Politics of Cultural Despair: America’s Self-Immolation

Privatization: National Descent into Hell

Domestic-Foreign Policy Integration: Gun Control/North Korea

Netanyahu: Rabin’s Murderer?

Pierre Boulez, An Appreciation: Music and Revolution

Gun Violence: Obama’s Best Shot

Legacy Building = Deceit + Chicanery

Dynamics of False Consciousness: America Today

Israel Disgraces Judaism: Militarism + Orthodoxy = Authoritarian Mindset

Hitlerian Proportions: US Foreign Policy and NATO Expansion

Glad Tidings: To Us, a Fate Is Given

Structural Repression: America’s “Soft”-Fascism

Failure of the American Left: Iron-Fisted Co-Optation

Hillary Clinton: Ilse Koch of Chappaqua

Dark Forebodings: America at the Cross-Roads

Manufacturing Fear: America’s Growth Industry

Evolving Geopolitical Economic Framework: US vs. China

Tyranny of Accommodation: A Paradigm of Speech Control

Ibsen Today: Wellsprings of a Poisoned Community

Israel and ISIS: Needed, a Thorough Accounting

Syrian “Civil War”?: No, A Proxy War of Global Confrontation

Where Does It End?: Left Political Correctness

Obama, Interventionist: Study of a War Criminal

Matriarchal Fascism: Clinton, Embodiment of US Power

Obama and Keystone XL: A Bastardized Legacy

Obama-Netanyahu: Siamese Twins of Global Reaction

Negating Structures of Repression: Sisyphus and Bartleby

Politicized Judaism: The Eclipse of Spirituality

The Business Offensive: A Symmetrical Ruling Class