The blame for 9/11 keeps shifting

When 9/11 first occurred, many people were devastated. Speculations ran around in the early days, but the American government assured us that it was masterminded by Osama bin Laden who had hired and trained Saudi nationals to complete the task. Eventually, it was claimed that Saddam Hussein was also involved and that we needed to […]

Curing Our National Case of Hypochondria

For a moment this morning, I confess that I found myself on the edge of my seat in the middle of the Halloween special edition of the Today show.   As a corporate media critic, an academic, and a professional with a regular day job, such a confession could be damning, as if I were a […]