The true cost of ‘freedom’

From the New Yorker via The Beast The entire decade-long domestic death toll from terrorism (that is, where a political or ideological motive was apparent) was thirty. By comparison, the rate of annual deaths from mass shootings by non-ideological deranged killers—such as the gunman who attacked moviegoers in Aurora, Colorado, last month—runs more than thirty… Continue reading The true cost of ‘freedom’

Anti-terrorism branding

Quick note: I find it interesting that people in other countries use the term '9-11' as a means to describe the destruction of the World Trade Center buildings on September 11th 2001, even when their date/month/year format would confuse matters. In England, '9-11' would mean '9th November', a different date entirely. Having said that, the… Continue reading Anti-terrorism branding