All Articles on 9/11

Afghan children look on as a US soldier from the Provincial Reconstruction team (PRT) Steel Warriors patrols in the mountains of Nuristan Province on December 19, 2009. (Photo: Tauseef Mustafa/AFP/Getty Images) Views
#NeverForget the War in Afghanistan
Let's remember: the only reason U.S. troops are dying in Afghanistan is because they are deployed to Afghanistan
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Not only do corporate media credulously assume that the US has always been interested in peace, conveniently forgetting that the US rejected offers from the Taliban to hand Osama bin Laden over and surrender soon after the invasion. (Photo: US Marine Corps/Sgt. Mark Fayloga) Views
On 18th Anniversary of 9/11, Media Worry About ‘Premature’ End to Afghan War
The Afghans are one of the least happy populations ever recorded. Yet corporate media’s propagandistic coverage discourages the US from doing the one thing that might help change that: get out.
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While it is easy to create enemies, it is much harder to understand the “other", a necessary approach if we wish to eliminate conflict and honor the desire for peace and security of all people in the world. (Photo by Mohammed Elshamy/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images) Views
9/11: A Day that Changed the World
One of the lessons to be drawn from that tragedy is that violence begets violence and intolerance breeds intolerance.
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US President Donald Trump meets with US Vice President Mike Pence(R) and US Secretary of Treasury Steven Mnuchin at the White House on June 24, 2019, before signing 'hard-hitting sanctions' on Iran's supreme leader. Views
America Gone Rogue
If America goes to war in Iran, it will be because we are a rogue state, not because they are. Iran’s government is a vicious theocracy which supports bloodthirsty regimes, but the current crisis regarding their nuclear program is one wholly of our government’s making. The Trump administration, in...
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Donald Trump Is America's Shadow
So we need to celebrate the heroes of freedom and decency.
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Just When Did America Go Nuts?
Our current craziness goes all the way back to 9/11—and maybe even the Mayflower.
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Rep. Ilhan Omar News
"Her Life Is in Danger": Dems Urged to Speak Out After Trump's Latest Attack on Ilhan Omar
"The president is inciting violence against a sitting Congresswoman—and an entire group of Americans based on their religion," said Sen. Elizabeth Warren
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Conservatives have cherry-picked four words from her speech and twisted them wildly out of context to suggest Omar was downplaying the 9/11 attacks. (Photo: Illustrated | AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, olegagafonov/iStock, javarman3/iStock) Views
Why Conservative Attacks on an Out-of-Context Ilhan Omar Quote Are Dangerous
What you can't quibble with is that right-wing terrorists are getting the subtext of these conservative messages loud and clear
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Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Ilhan Omar share a moment. News
'Stop With This Recklessness': Allies Warn Right-Wing Attacks Could Get Congresswoman Ilhan Omar Killed
"I'm really outraged because, as a person who has gotten direct death threats myself, I know that her life is put in more danger," said Rep. Rashida Tlaib
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My Father Was Killed on 9/11 When I Was Five, But What I Experienced at Guantánamo Bay Did Not Feel Like Justice
On life and the pursuit of death at America's offshore prison where my outrage coexists with a yearning to understand
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