Tag Archives: World Trade Center

Evergreene Digest | Tom Engelhardt | Washington’s 15-Year Air War

Bombs Away! 
Their Precision Weaponry and Ours Perhaps this September 11th, it’s finally time for Americans to begin to focus on our endless air war in the Greater Middle East, our very own disastrous Fifteen Years’ War. Otherwise, the first explosions from the Thirty Years’ version of the same will be on the horizon before we […]

Emmanuel Ortiz: Before I Start This Poem

“A time has come when silence is betrayal. That time is now.”  MLK  Before I Start This Poem by Emmanuel Ortiz Before I start this poem, I’d like to ask you to join me in a moment of silence in honour of those who died in the World Trade Centre and the Pentagon last September 11th. […]

Edward Gibbon at America’s Grave What the Future Will Remember About America’s Decline and Fall

Edward Gibbon at America’s Grave What the Future Will Remember About America’s Decline and Fall  By Mike Davis     Tom Dispatch 1. Twin Towers Two years from now the staffs of Vanity Fair and the New Yorker will move into the most haunted building in the world.  There, the elite of American celebrity photographers, gossip columnists, and magazine journalists may […]

A Dark Decade for Civil Rights and Liberties, by Kanya d’Almeida

A Dark Decade for Civil Rights and Liberties by Kanya D’Almeida     Nation of Change Saturday 10 September 2011 The U.S. has a long history of responding to national trauma by restricting rights and ladling out unchecked power to the executive during times of crisis – a pattern that is clearly marked out by […]

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 […]