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THE UNITED STATES OF AMNESIA, Part 3

by Stefan Schindler Disturbing facts from American history, continued: 11 – The first 9/11 occurred on September 11th, 1973, when Nixon and Kissinger overthrew the elected government in Chile, the longest running democracy in South America, beginning’s America’s subsequent support … Continue reading

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Will memory serve us right?

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9/11. It’s that time of year again. The amount of attention given to the events of 2001 is declining, but a few voices still exhort us: “Remember 9/11!” There are some memorable questions here: WHAT should we remember? Or perhaps, … Continue reading

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9/11 and the imminent demise of democracy

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Realistically, we should remember that some people celebrated the catastrophic events of September 11, 2001, with glee.

Their wildest dream was coming true.
All those millions of American TVs tuned in to death, destruction, and devastation.
All that fear and anger!
It was better even than the Gulf of Tonkin!

I am not talking about Arabs or Muslims, the vast majority of whom … Continue reading

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“We should blow up the countries” (Liberate THIS, Part 5)

Part 5 in our continuing series by guest author, Dahlia Wasfi Most medical residencies are abusive, and this one was no different. But the environment became even more hostile following what happened on September 11, 2001. “I don’t want to … Continue reading

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