Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Tag: 9/11

Seeking continued support for 9/11 victims

September 11th, 2001 will always be a day marked by tragedy and loss for the United States. As clouds of smoke and...
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Costs of war: 17 years after 9/11, nearly half a million...

The cost of the global so-called war on terror will soon surpass $6 trillion.

New study details ‘staggering’ $6 trillion (and counting) price tag of...

"In sum, high costs in war and war-related spending pose a national security concern because they are unsustainable."

An Afghan woman’s reflection on Afghanistan post 9/11

What has the US really gained in this ongoing, never-ending travesty? And by what measurement do we assess any progress?

Holding the line on torture

Here’s a disclaimer of sorts: ever since I witnessed the effects of U.S. torture policy firsthand in Central America in the 1980s, I’ve had a deep personal interest in American torture practices.

How the last superpower was unchained

Clueless is not a word Americans ordinarily apply to themselves as a country, a people, or a government. Yet how applicable it is.

911 operator sentenced to probation after hanging up on thousands of...

After a jury found her guilty of interference with emergency telephone calls, Williams was recently sentenced to community service and 18 months probation.

What if? An alternative strategy for 9/12/2001

“Of all manifestations of power, restraint impresses men most.” –Thucydides

Osama Bin Laden’s America

Niger, 9/11, and apocalyptic humiliation

America at war since 9/11

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CEO pay is up nearly 1000% over the last four decades

"The economy would suffer no harm if CEOs were paid less (or taxed more)."

Did North Dakota regulators hide an oil and gas industry spill larger than Exxon...

“I am disgusted with how state officials and city council members view these threats and deem it acceptable to potentially harm human health.”

Exploiting Russiagate coma, Democrats raped climate movement

Never expect a climate warrior to fare well in a Russiagate party obviously at war with talking about climate.

Third police officer sentenced to prison for framing black males

“These three police officers from Biscayne Park disgraced themselves and damaged the public’s trust in law enforcement."

Our vanishing world: Rainforests

Rainforests are a crucial feature of Earth’s biosphere. Apart from being critical to Earth’s climate and vital carbon sinks, the major player...