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9/11 – was there an alternative response? by Noam Chomsky

9/11 – was there an alternative response? Suppression of one’s own crimes is virtually ubiquitous among powerful states, at least those that are not defeated. Noam Chomsky Last Modified: 07 Sep 2011 15:13  Al Jazeera On another 9/11 – September 11, 1973 – the CIA launched a coup that overthrew democratically-elected Chilean president Salvador Allende and replaced More

Chris Hedges: The World As It Is

"You can't sustain a democracy in an oligarchic state. The writers on Athenian democracy understood that 2000 years ago," says Chris Hedges, whose new book The World As It Is: Dispatches on the Myth of Human Progress explores the problems of a crumbling empire, inside and out. Chris joins Laura in studio for a conversation about the More

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