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In the interests of preserving history, I’ve compiled some content from back in the immediate aftermath of the September 11th 2001 attacks. Consisting of two opinion columns and two articles I wrote, and two PDFs we (the Kitchener-Waterloo Independent Media Centre) put out, they offer a different perspective to the main messages in the media […]

I wrote this article over the December 2001 holidays, and it was published 4 months to the day after the September 11 attacks, in the University of Waterloo Imprint student newspaper. It’s not completely comprehensive, and there’s been a lot more research and hypothesizing in the time since, but I think it provides some food […]

by Greg Macdougall – Sept 21, 2001 | University of Waterloo Imprint (page 10) It seems like we’re at war now. But I think we can still change that. “An eye for an eye will only make the whole world blind.” -Mahatma Gandhi Besides some war in some far off place, there’s already been some […]

Peace and conflict professor calls for words, not war by Greg Macdougall September 21 2001 – University of Waterloo Imprint student newspaper Since last Tuesday, there’s been a lot said about what the terrorist attacks mean and where we go from here. Unfortunately, most of it seems to call for a solution involving military action. […]

by Greg Macdougall – Sept 14, 2001 | University of Waterloo Imprint (page 12) You can call it the most terrible thing that has ever happened; you can call it pure evil; you can call it karma. What goes around comes around, some people say. And on 09/11, the big bully on the playground, the […]