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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. More

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 More

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

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