Norman Ball

Norman Ball is a business consultant, author and poet whose articles have appeared in CounterPunch, Asia Times, Foreign Policy Journal, The Western Muslim and elsewhere. He is the author of “Between River and Rock: How I Resolved Television in Six Easy Payments.” Information about his recent eBook, “East-West Dialectics, Currency Resets and the Convergent Power of One,” can be found at his blog, Full-Spectrum Domino. He holds an MBA from George Washington University.

NBC’s Brian Williams and the Tales of a Self-Made-Up Man

February 10, 2015

The stories of NBC’s Brian Williams have crept up with him. If NBC news anchor Brian Williams ever fabricated a mugging tale (someone check the videotape), you can bet the perpetrator was a black kid in a hoodie. Williams’ fanciful flights tend to favor flight, but sometimes they venture forth...

How Much Does Google Know About You?

February 07, 2015

Covert technology is 30 years ahead of what’s in the public realm, argues Norman Ball. Google Chairman Eric Schmidt made a splash recently at Davos with his quip about the vanishing Internet. Frankly, he does creepy better than obtuse when he all but begged the question about what the hell...

To Davos, Dynamic Rooms and All of That

January 28, 2015

The world’s top 1% are on target to own more than the bottom 99% by 2016. When a handful of the world’s wealthiest and most influential people gather to strategically talk about their leadership roles over us — the ostensibly led — the definition of conspiracy is largely fulfilled, even...