The Eleventh Anniversary   Leave a comment


Content Note: State Violence, Terrorism

Today, I want to commemorate a few people. I want to commemorate all the people who died in the World Trade Center Buildings. I want to commemorate the first responders, the families and friends of the victims, and all the people who suffered or will suffer health problems due to the toxic mix of chemicals that was created that day.

I also want to commemorate all the 9/11 victims in Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Yemen, and Somalia. Far more people died abroad in the name of 9/11 than died in the United States on the day itself. The low estimate of casualties in Iraq is 100,000 people. More than half of Afghans have PTSD type stress or anxiety disorders. Pakastani children have been killed by drone strikes at weddings and funerals. These too, deserve to be commemorated as victims of 9/11.

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