In the wake of the seventeenth anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attacks in the US, we reflect on what has happened in the intervening years. Allen talks to anti-war activist David Swanson about the world post-9/11, including the function of monuments, war propaganda, and the weapons business.
David Swanson is an author, radio host, and anti-war activist. He co-founded the website WarIsaCrime.org and has published several books, including War is a Lie (2010), When the World Outlawed War (2011), and War No More: The Case for Abolition (2013). He is currently the director of WorldBeyondWar.org and campaign coordinator for RootsAction.org. He hosts Talk Nation Radio.