Responding to Terrorism

CONTEXT:

An aggrieved nation mourns, considers its response
editorial, The Miami Herald

Attacking the Root of Terrorism: Violence, An Interview with Satish Kumar
by Sara Buckwitz, Special to Utne Reader Online

Flying Bombs: Who Saw It Coming?by Alexander Cockburn and Jeffrey St Clair, CounterPunch

How Come the U.S. Trains All the Terrorists?
by Martin Kelley, The NonViolence Web

Live reports from Manhattan, A web log
by Laura Flanders, WorkingForChange

Now Rolling … Terrorism Described With Movies
by Bernie Heidkamp, PopPolitics.com

Waging Peace in a Terrorist Age
by Jim Slama, Conscious Choice

Waiting
by Matthew Klam, New York Times Magazine

When Will We Learn?
by Harry Browne, AntiWar.com

Who did it?Jane’s Foreign Report presents an alternative view

FILMS AND IMAGES

Break the Cycle (no photos) by FreeRangeGraphics.com, hosted on Alternet.org

World Trade Center Crumbling (striking imagery) hosted by The Bonkworld Organization

Watching the Change, A photo essay from two years of observation.
by Cynthia Malaran

PALESTINIAN AND ARAB REACTIONS

Israel declares day of mourning for US attacks
by Herb Keinon, Jerusalem Post

Listening to the Arabs of New York
by Erik Baard, Village Voice

Palestinians Shudder After US Disaster
by Joharah Baker, Middle East New Online

You can’t bomb us back into the Stone Age. We’re already there
by Tamim Ansary, Salon

MEDIA CRITIQUE

A Scorecard for Net News Ethics
by J.D. Lasica, Online Journalism Review

A Media Day In Infamy
by Geov Parrish, AlterNet

Internet Performs Global Role
by Tim Blair, Online Journalism Review

World In Crisis, Media In Conflict
MediaChannel.org

THOUGHTS ON HOW THE U.S. SHOULD RESPOND

A Time For Peace, Not Retaliation
by Elijah Wald, TomPaine.com

Breaking the Cycle of Vengeanceby Paul Loeb, America’s Tragedy, a Spiritual Response (Rodale Press, Oct 2001)

Bush Antiterrorist Proposals Raise Concerns About Students’ Privacy Rightsby Sara Hebel, The Chronicle of Higher Education

No shield could stop it. So what of ‘Star Wars’ now?
by Stephen Castle in Brussels, The Independent

US Asks: How was World’s Most Sophisticated defense Network Breached?
by David Usborne in New York, The Independent

U.S. Shouldn’t Fight Violence With Violence…
by Stephen Zunes, Baltimore Sun

What does it all mean?
by Michael Klare, Salon.com


HOW YOU CAN HELP

Find your local Red Cross office online or call 1-800-GIVE-LIFE.

Make a tax-deductible donation online or call 1-800-HELP-NOW.


DISCUSSION AND ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

Tolerance.org, a website dedicated to fighting hate and promoting tolerance, has together in-depth resources for talking about the terrorist attacks and providing information and space for discussions focusing on the Anti-Arab backlash.

AlterNet History, analysis and breaking news in the aftermath of September 11.

Hosted on Z Magazine’s Web site ZNET, you can find a section titled ‘Reactions from the Terror.’ Included in this section are thoughts from Noam Chomsky and Robert Fisk among others.

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