Twin Towers burning on 9/11

Hijacked United Airlines flight 175 flies towards the south tower of the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001 in New York City. The plane is one of four hijacked that morning and is the second plane to be flown into the World Trade Center buildings. (Photo: CNN via Getty Images)

From Our Post-9/11 Archive: 'Granfalloons, Toy Balloons, and American Flags'

In the world since Tuesday, I fear that there are other sorrowful Tuesdays to come.

A CD editorial note: The following article, first published on September 26, 2001 and part of our "Post-9/11 Archive," was among the most-read articles featured on Common Dreams in the immediate wake of the attacks that took place in New York City and Washington, D.C. on September 11, 2001. As the world reflects on those events that took place 20 years ago, we're re-posting a selection from the archive to acknowledge and celebrate the salient and prescient voices from that time.

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