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A Tale of Two September 11ths

David Duhalde Democratic Left
Growing up in the U.S., September 11, 1973, was as important a date for my bi-national family as the 4th of July. My parents met through Chile Solidarity, the international movement to defend the Chilean people against its neoliberal dictatorship.

The War on Terror Was Corrupt From the Start

Farah Stockman New York Times
The war in Afghanistan wasn’t a failure. It was a massive success — for those who made a fortune off it. Instead of a nation, what we really built were more than 500 military bases — and the personal fortunes of the people who supplied them.

9/11 & the War on Terror: A Queer Afghan Reflects

Neda Said Organizing Upgrade
I feel the burden of having to demonstrate that my ancestral homeland deserves to exist, and that my people are human and multi-faceted, with a rich history and resistance, and deserve the opportunity to thrive.

Friday Nite Videos | August 27, 2021

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Jordan Klepper Debates Anti-Vax Mandate Protesters. How the US Created a Disaster in Afghanistan. Sexual Abuse in the Catholic Church. Capitol Police Officer Who Killed Ashli Babbitt Speaks Out. Six Questions About Booster Shots.

Friday Nite Videos | August 13, 2021

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The Sacklers and Opiods: You Judge. Jimmy Cliff | Human Touch. Not Going Quietly: The Life of Ady Barkan. How Presidents and Military Leaders Misled Americans About the War in Afghanistan. Can a Trans Runner Like Me Compete Fairly?
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