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The Costs of Post-9/11 Wars Exceed $8 Trillion for U.S.

Alexa Gagosz Boston Globe
In just 20 years, the total cost of the US increasing homeland security and waging wars in Iraq, Afghanistan, and elsewhere since Sept. 11, 2001, have exceeded $8 trillion, according to new estimates by the Costs of War project at Brown University.

Tidbits - Sept. 2, 2021 - Reader Comments: Texas Outlaws Women Rights; End of Afghan War; Remembering Ed Asner; Star Trek as Anti-Imperialism; Tax Billionaires; Nabisco Workers; Labor Day; Take Action - Hurricane Ida; 9/11 Restaurant Worker Reunion;

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Reader Comments: Texas Outlaws Women Rights; End of Afghan War; Remembering Ed Asner; Star Trek as Anti-Imperialism; Tax Billionaires; Nabisco Workers on Strike; Labor Day; Take Action - Hurricane Ida; 9/11 Restaurant Worker Reunion & Memorial; more

Growing Up White in America - Unlearning the Myth of American Innocence (and American Nationalism, Racism and Exceptionalism)

Suzy Hansen The Guardian
When she was 30, Suzy Hansen left the US for Istanbul – and began to realize that Americans will never understand their own country until they see it as the rest of the world does. In college, she read James Baldwin, giving the sense of meeting someone who knew her better, than she had herself. This came as a shock, not necessarily because he said I was sick. It was because he kept calling me that thing: “white American”.
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