A Moment Of Silence, by Emmanuel Ortiz

"There is no flag large enough to cover the shame of killing innocent people" by Howard Zinn

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Thom Hartmann Program on Sep 11, 2017

Thom reads a powerful poem from Emmanuel Ortiz that touches on colonialism, the war on terror, racism and the legacy of slavery.

See also:

A Moment Of Silence, Before I Start This Poem, by Emmanuel Ortiz, September 11, 2002

From the archives:

Marjorie Cohn: The Aftermath of 9-11 Lives On + Ray McGovern and Jason Leopold: 9/11 Not an “Intelligence Failure” + Ralph Nader on 9/11: The Empire’s Overkill + Abby Martin: 9/11 and the Belligerent Empire

Abby Martin: Lakota Human Remains Stolen from US Army Massacre Hoarded by Private Museum

Paul Jay: The Lies of 9/11

The “American Experiment” is a Savage Nightmare, by Paul Street

When America Was “Great”… by Paul Street + Indigenous Peoples’ History is More Complicated Than a Holiday Myth

Columbus, the Indians, and Human Progress by Howard Zinn

A 9/11 Reflection: Remember “Their” Crimes, Forget “Ours” by Paul Street

Abby Martin: Never Forget: Lessons of the Post-9/11 Warpath

A Terrible Normality by Michael Parenti (2013)

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