A Year Has Passed

| September 18, 2002

A Year Has Passed--Now What?, from various sources
Whatever the 9/11 anniversary meant to you--dread, healing, renewed anguish, relief, closure, or just another day in America--it has come and gone. Disbelief may still endure, but passing this milestone may wake us up to America's future reality: How will America fit into the world on September 11, 2003? Will we have taken seriously the intentions we've batted around about becoming more globally aware, less self-involved, less quick to believe in our infallibility? Or will we keep asking why, increase our nationalism, take on an agitated us-against-them approach to any perceived threat? Connie Tuttle wonders where we'd be if America reacted differently to 9/11 (in the Tucson Weekly), while Jeff Ignatious in the River Cities' Reader wonders if it's still not too late to keep from 'squandering that chance' to change, cautioning that 'Every day that passes makes it more difficult to re-capture the national unity necessary.'
--Julie Madsen
Go there>>

Salih Booker on Africa and 9/11
America's backslide into business-as-usual
Fears of lost civil liberties substantiated
Activists moving forward
'A New Education Agenda After 9/11'

Pay Now Save $5!

Utne Summer 2016Want to gain a fresh perspective? Read stories that matter? Feel optimistic about the future? It's all here! Utne Reader offers provocative writing from diverse perspectives, insightful analysis of art and media, down-to-earth news and in-depth coverage of eye-opening issues that affect your life.

Save Even More Money By Paying NOW!

Pay now with a credit card and take advantage of our earth-friendly automatic renewal savings plan. You save an additional $5 and get 4 issues of Utne Reader for only $40.00 (USA only).

Or Bill Me Later and pay just $45 for 4 issues of Utne Reader!

Facebook Instagram Twitter

click me