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SUSAN FALUDI exposes they way the 9-11 attacks led to a call to restore “traditional” manhood, marriage, and maternity. “Once again,” she says, Americans “fled from self-knowledge and retreated into myth.” Susan wrote the unforgettable book BACKLASH; Her new book is The Terror Dream: Fear and Fantasy in post-9/11 America.
also: from the charcoal pits of Brazil to the brothels of Bangkok, 27 million people work as slaves today, more than twice the total number in the 350 years of the African slave trade. KEVIN BALES talks about ENDING SLAVERY— he shows “how our world can be free at last” — Desmond Tutu.
Watch the video: Kevin Bales on ending global slavery.
More stuff to read: my piece at the Huffington Post, Carl Bernstein: Hillary Will Continue Bushs Legacy of Secrecy.
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