Fear Itself

On the anniversary of 9-11, the very smart Jeff Eggers looks back at one of that day’s most damaging legacies; fear-based political policies. “Policy based on fear may be expedient for politicians and profitable for the media and the security sector, but it is generally bad policy.”

+ Longreads has a great collection 9-11 articles from over the years. Even just reading their excerpts is a worthwhile way to remember the day and consider its impact.

+ Newsweek takes you on a tour of the recently opened United Flight 93 Memorial. And The Atlantic tracks down where some of the pieces of the Twin Towers ended up.

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