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 Convergence of Capitalism, Anti-Radicalism, and War

Permeation of the Fascist Mindset

Obama, Global Warmonger

Obama’s “Twofer” Policy

Techno-Fascism (NSA) and the Obama Administration

Obama’s Rhapsody on a Theme of Aggression

Monster Capitalism and the Complicit State

Spiff Up the War Graves

Surveillance, Cyberspying, and the Fig Leaf of Democracy

Wanted! Obama

In Memoriam, Gabriel Kolko

Fascist Trifecta

Springtime for Obama

Iron Curtain around Corporate America

Obama Wants War

Obama, Putin, the Ukraine: A Symbolic Lynching

FBI Authorized Cyberattacks

Obama and the Arts

Sanctions, the Financial Equivalent of War

US Military Globalization

Unstoppable Obama

Titillations of Nuclear War

Obama, Monopoly Capitalism, and Global Hegemony

Anti-Russian Feeding Frenzy

Massing for Global Confrontation

Surveillance and the Erosion of Civil Liberties

Russia, Knuckle Under—Or Else!

Capitalism’s Apocalypse/IMF Triumphalism

The Rise of Fascism in the West

America’s Hegemonic Passion

The Sociology of Hegemonic Politics

US Military-Corporate Globalization

Hegemonic Exceptionalism

Ukraine and the IMF

Keynes in Handcuffs

Hegemonic Glory of US Foreign Policy

Maintaining the American Underclass

A Quiet Weekend of Authoritarianism

Baby-Steps Toward Neo-Fascism

Obama’s Paradigm of Military Corporatism

A Political Culture of Imperial Decline

The Curse of Privatization

Obama’s State of the Union Address

Pete Seeger, 1919-2014

Surveillance Reaffirmed

Externalizing the Syrian Conflict

Systemic Foundations of American Capitalism

From Surveillance to Assassination

Diverse Signs of American Decay and Decline

True Patriotism in Action