Tagged: 9/11

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Driving Blind: Detain and Hold

In the UK, government officials threaten legal action against a newspaper for reporting on state secrets. In the U.S., the executive editor of The New York Times does a Q&A on, among other things, why she’s not actually a mean person.

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A Song for 9/11

Elvis Perkins (again). This time While You Were Sleeping off of Ash Wednesday.

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Terrorism and the Mind-Killer

I didn’t find out about 9/11 until many hours after it happened.  The first plane struck just after midnight New Zealand Standard Time, so I didn’t find out until I woke up Wednesday morning. ...

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The More Important Question is Why

A few weeks back, Rufus asked whether there had been a recent uptick in people protesting against the construction of mosques and Islamic religious institutions.  As the recent NY Times piece (with which I...

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9/11

After eight years, the best sentiment remains the one immortalized by a classmate’s homemade t-shirt the day after the attacks: “Fuck Terrorism.”