Stories by Nora Eisenberg

Nora Eisenberg's work has appeared in the Village Voice, Tikkun, the Los Angeles Times, the Nation, and the Guardian UK. Her most recent novel, "When You Come Home" (Curbstone, 2009), explores the legacy of the 1991 Gulf War. subscribe to Nora Eisenberg's feed

Posted on: Sep 5, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Hypocrisy is in the air as America considers attacking Syria.

Posted on: Jun 25, 2013, Source: AlterNet

McClatchy newspaper group tells the story that mainstream media ignores

Posted on: Mar 27, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Leakages of gas in production and distribution systems can lead to higher greenhouse gas levels than burning other fossil fuels like coal and oil.

Posted on: Jan 10, 2013, Source: AlterNet

KBR knew a hazardous chemical was present at an Iraqi water treatment plant, but let soldiers and employees work there for months.

Posted on: Aug 24, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Posted every few miles on the river's banks were groups of protestors, challenging the governor's pro-drilling policy with signs and chants.

Posted on: Mar 1, 2012, Source: AlterNet

The grassroots organization is widening their scope in order to help the watershed of the Susquehanna River.

Posted on: Oct 24, 2011, Source: AlterNet

The daring comedy of manners keeps its wit though cruelty, banishment, and the prospect of injury, death and unexpected birth--both past and present-- impinge.

Posted on: Feb 28, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Five ugly facts you need to know about a not-so-clean and continuing war.

Posted on: Feb 11, 2011, Source: AlterNet

A new documentary spotlights the celebrated writer/artist/activist, inspiration to all.

Posted on: Jan 23, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Environmentalists are squaring off against the gas drilling industry, but the playing field does not appear to be level.

Posted on: Nov 10, 2010, Source: AlterNet

As we celebrate our veterans, we need to remember some realities that the public is barely aware of, but veterans know only too well.

Posted on: Nov 5, 2010, Source: AlterNet

Rove pronounced the movement for clean energy dead at a natural gas drilling conference. But a massive protest outside reveals just the opposite.

Posted on: Jul 31, 2010, Source: AlterNet

At a hearing last week, experts told Congress that VA staff were "intentionally delaying research and treatment for our veterans."

Posted on: Jul 22, 2010, Source: AlterNet

Natural gas companies, according to the director of the documentary film 'Gasland,' Josh Fox, are 'shameless and have immense resources to pay for spin.'

Posted on: Jun 30, 2010, Source: AlterNet

A newly surfaced internal memo shows that VA health facilities get good grades by delaying and denying care.

Posted on: Jun 30, 2010, Source: AlterNet

The acclaimed actor has jumped into the fight over gas drilling proposed for upstate New York and the environmental risks that come with the practice.

Posted on: Jun 22, 2010, Source: The Nation

Filmmaker Josh Fox talks about 'Gasland' and his quest to understand the risks posed by today's natural gas industry.

Posted on: Jun 7, 2010, Source: AlterNet

As the disaster in the Gulf continues, here's ample proof that natural gas drilling on land is no safe bet either.

Posted on: Jun 4, 2010, Source: AlterNet

Off-shore oil drilling is not the only risky business in the industry. Natural gas drilling in the Marcellus Shale is raising alarm.

Posted on: May 29, 2010, Source: AlterNet

The war in Iraq is in its seventh year. The war in Afghanistan, in its ninth year, is the longest war in our history.

Posted on: May 19, 2010, Source: AlterNet

In its repair efforts BP has remained inattentive to deepwater drilling's natural nemesis -- methane hydrate.

Posted on: Apr 26, 2010, Source: AlterNet

"The McVeigh Tapes" warns that we ignore our own recent history of domestic terrorism "at our peril." But do we ignore our government's history of violence at even greater peril?

Posted on: Mar 16, 2010, Source: AlterNet

As women across the globe remembered the 500 victims of serial sex murder in Juarez, Mexico, the city's prison authorities used female prisoners to pander to male fantasies.

Posted on: Feb 12, 2010, Source: AlterNet

The military's largest contractor is trying to avoid liability for health risks associated with burn pits on bases in Iraq and Afghanistan, but the truth is emerging.

Posted on: Nov 24, 2009, Source: AlterNet

Some of the most notorious massacres of the past 15 years have been committed by veterans whose brains have been severely damaged from trauma or exposure to toxic chemicals.

Posted on: May 20, 2009, Source: AlterNet

Bribes, kickbacks, concealing gang rapes, and engaging in human trafficking are among the crimes listed in a new class action lawsuit.

Posted on: Apr 3, 2009, Source: AlterNet

"Two months in, everyone was coughing up black stuff. Three months, in my black stuff started to include blood."

Posted on: Mar 18, 2009, Source: AlterNet

Six years into the war, many U.S. bases in Iraq are still without incinerators, leaving open pits spewing toxic plumes over soldiers and civilians.

Posted on: Mar 17, 2009, Source: AlterNet

The DoD finally admits that 360,000 Iraq and Afghanistan vets may have suffered serious brain injuries they previously dismissed as mild concussions.

Posted on: Feb 26, 2009, Source: AlterNet

Americans, and our leaders, would do well to take a hard look at the war that we continue to love only because we never got to see it.

Posted on: Jan 28, 2009, Source: AlterNet

In a wide-ranging interview, veteran Paul Sullivan discusses Bush, Obama and the legacies of the Gulf War.

Posted on: Nov 11, 2008, Source: The Guardian

Soldiers in Iraq and Afghanistan are in danger from toxic chemicals, yet most don't know what they've been exposed to or where to get help.