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farzana-versey's picture
Jan.14.2014
All Jews are not Israelis, and not everybody in Israel felt the same tug for Ariel Sharon that Joe Biden did.  At the memorial service for the former prime minister, the Vice President of the U.S. said: "He was indomitable. But like all historic leaders, all real leaders, he had a north star that...
geri-spieler's picture
Dec.17.2013
Book Review    Al Jazeera and the Global Media Landscape: The South Is Talking Back by Tine Ustad Figenschou Publisher: Routledge (218 pages)  “. . . being a global journalistic presence is not always popular . . .” Mention the news company, Al Jazeera, and it’s likely the response...
mike-tabor's picture
Sep.11.2013
Long Island, New York, Islip Airport, October 16, 2001, 35-days after the World Trade Center attack Airport security is intense. Two of Nassau County’s finest stand on the curb with a sign bearing my name. I approach the officers and manage a smile. They reciprocate. The deputies whisk me off to...
mike-tabor's picture
Sep.11.2013
  As we wake up for the 13th consecutive year on a hot and muggy September 11, our minds reflect in awe of that horrific morning where our world was changed forever. As we pray for the surviving families of the victims, we know we can never fully realize the magnitude of their loss. On each...
david-c-dillon's picture
Sep.11.2013
911
There are only a few times in history when one remembers exactly where they where and what they were doing. The day Kennedy was shot and the day the twin towers came down were those days for me. The day we were attacked on 9-11 I was on the computer, chatting and playing games, and a friend...
dale-estey's picture
Feb.07.2013
  Yesterday, as I sat before my computer, finishing a tweet and just affixing hash tags #, the internal fire alarm of the apartment building sounded. Nine in the morning. Sun-filled and bitterly cold day. I immediately thought 'there is nothing really wrong'. This is a stupid reaction,...
clinton-fein's picture
May.01.2012
I hate the jingoism wrought by 9/11 and the ugly manipulation of the tragedy that inextricably intertwined it with the shame of Abu Ghraib, Bagram and Guantanamo along with the thousands of innocent civilians and servicemembers killed in two formally declared wars of retribution against...
naseem-rakha's picture
Jan.09.2012
  About these photos, they were taken on September 11, 2001 on Lake Champlain in Vermont. Chuck, Elijah and I were on vacation when we heard the news.  Reeling, I took Elijah to the backyard where we played until sunset. Elijah, throwing stones off the dock and watching them splash and...
andrew-q-lam's picture
Oct.26.2011
SAN FRANCISCO -- Numerologists and The History Channel, known for its occult versions of world events, will have their heyday with two digits that, when arranged in certain sequence, foretold the fortunes of America. They are 9/11, of course, and now, 99:1. The former entered American psyche like a...
nicole-wian's picture
Sep.11.2011
I can't not talk about 911 today.  It's all around, as I want it to be.  And it has been a weepy weekend for me.  God has laid it heavy on my heart these last few days.  I can't escape and I don't want to.  I am grateful for  needed tears which are not about me, for...