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aberjhani's picture
President Barack Obama with 1st Lady Michelle Obama and other U.S. political leaders at 1 WTC in New York (photo by Jewel Samad and AFP Getty Images)              “Democracy does not have to be a blood sport. It can be an honorable       ...
evelyn-sharenov's picture
My two latest blog entries at Psychology Today - an homage to the unseen 'survivors' of 9/11 during a presidential election year, when this will become fodder for both parties. Read about some of the concurrent and lasting realities. http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/notes-the-frontline/201209/...
farzana-versey's picture
Osama bin Laden was a huge industry when alive. He continues to be one in death, shrouded in mystery. No surprise, then, that ‘No Easy Day’ by a former Navy SEAL has topped the charts. Matt Bissonnette used the pen name "Mark Owen". Had I read the book, and the contradictory version the...
steven-belanger's picture
Photo: (Top) Title page of the First Edition, 1850, from the book's Wikipedia page. Photo: First Editions, from flavorwire.com.   I have a lot of little things to say about this--about its plot, themes, images, metaphors and writing--so let's just bullet them:   --There was a stretch...
farzana-versey's picture
White supremacy and neo-Nazism have different histories. Tanking up on the latter absolves internalised racism       “Nobody's angry here. We're just confused. Was this a random act? Was this directed at us because of the way we look?” The questions were raised by an onlooker at...
steven-robert-travers's picture
I was a Christian before 9/11, but looking back I realize my faith was weak. 9/11 occurred during a very tumultuous time. My ex-wife recently took my daughter out of state, which left me distraught. I broke up with another woman I planned to marry. I lost my job as a columnist for the old San...
harrison-solow's picture
Among the many questions burning in the fires of September 11th are those that relate not to our enemies or to our collective grief, but to ourselves as individuals, as American cells upon which the survival of body rests. What has happened to us has receded in the face of how we react and respond...
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Todd Beamer of Hightstown, New Jersey was 32 years old. On the morning of Tuesday, September 11, 2001, he was a passenger on board Flight 93, headed for San Francisco. Several passengers on that flight were in contact with loved ones, on their cell phones. Through these conversations, they knew...
charles-redner's picture
My version of terror, that is, “Terror Travels The Devil’s Highway” is available as an ebook and priced to move off the “shelf.” Check it out. http://www.amazon.com/dp/B005SG0L7I
jessica-j-murray's picture
  On this tenth anniversary, I don’t want to write about 9/11. I’ve written elsewhere about the implausibility of Washington’s story about what happened that day, as have many other astrologers (see especially the blogs of Eric Francis), and the explosive transits under which it...