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New film deepens 9/11 Truth effort

More than 50 people turned out on Monday evening to see 9/11: Explosive Evidence — Experts Speak Out , the latest documentary from Architects and Engineers for 9/11 Truth (AE911Truth), the non-profit activist organization that claims Americans don't kn
Still Seeking
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  June 15, 2012

American Idiot rocks out

As the crowd spilled in for Tuesday night's Boston premiere of Green Day's American Idiot , necks craned and fingers pointed, mohawked guys in their mid-30s and elderly couples jostled for their seats alongside teenage girls in plaid skirts and suspende
The Boston premiere of Michael Mayor's staging
By CASSANDRA LANDRY  |  January 27, 2012

9/11, Simple but dangerous

"Deirdre Fulton believes the truth is out there," eh? Thank you for your Portland Phoenix piece on 9/11 truth.
Letters to the Portland Phoenix editor, September 30, 2011
By PORTLAND PHOENIX LETTERS  |  September 30, 2011

Connecting dots from 9/11

I read, so far just skimmed, your article on the 9/11 truth movement.
Letters to the Portland Phoenix Editor, September 23, 2011
By PORTLAND PHOENIX LETTERS  |  September 23, 2011

A decade of awful air travel

Celebrating the tenth anniversary of overzealous TSA frisking.
Idiot Box
By MATT BORS  |  September 16, 2011

Context: What teachers are for

How can it be called teaching if someone stands at the front of the class and delivers facts? A textbook can do that.
Letters to the Portland Phoenix Editor, September 16, 2011
By PORTLAND PHOENIX LETTERS  |  September 16, 2011

The day before the day: What the world was doing #OnSept10

The day before the day: What the world was doing #OnSept10

My favorite piece in the fishwrap this week, by a long shot, is former staffwriter Chris Wright's lyrical snapshot of September 10, 2001 -- the...
By Carly Carioli  |  September 10, 2011

Commemorate 9/11 in your own way

Regardless of what you believe about 9/11, it is a day that deserves contemplation and commemoration. Here are some local events before, after, and on the 10th anniversary that will get your blood, brain, or heartstrings moving.
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  September 09, 2011

A decade of turmoil

9/11 has become such a given — such a fixed star in American culture and politics — that as the tenth anniversary approached, it was easy to imagine we had somehow come to terms with the attacks.
Rhode Island’s brightest minds on where we are now
By DAVID SCHARFENBERG  |  September 09, 2011

Inside the 9/11 Truth Movement

This week marks the tenth anniversary of the 9/11 attacks.
Who are the people who want to know what really happened?
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  September 09, 2011

The Narcicyst rises as hip-hop's preeminent post-9/11 auteur

Less than a year ago, the Narcicyst was on his way to a speaking engagement at the United States Institute of Peace in Washington DC, when customs hawks stopped him in his tracks.
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  September 09, 2011

september 11 monkey

Whatever happened to Danville's giant mystery monkey?

The giant monkey of Danville was my symbol, back then, of the fin-de-siècle nadir in media fluffery, thankfully obsolesced in one grim morning.
Unfinished (monkey) business
By DAVID S. BERNSTEIN  |  August 05, 2011

Airport upgrades

Air travel choices have evolved.
By DAVID KISH  |  December 03, 2010

On the Ground Zero 'Mosque'

So what's the big deal? Muslims already pray in the Pentagon, which along with the obliterated World Trade Towers was the other successful terrorist target on September 11, 2001.
Plus, Rupert Murdoch buys the GOP
By EDITORIAL  |  August 20, 2010
Experts: Argue All You Want, Mosque Project on Firm Legal Ground

Experts: Argue All You Want, Mosque Project on Firm Legal Ground

Rush Limbaugh on Ground Zero MosqueFor all the anger, political strategizing and stabs in the heart that the plans to build a Muslim community center...
By Pro Publica  |  August 18, 2010

Afghanistan: Just say no!

The idea that the war in Afghanistan has reached a critical junction, a “now-or-never” moment that requires an additional 40,000 troops to win, is rubbish.
Plus, Obama and the Nobel
By EDITORIAL  |  October 16, 2009


Remembering 9-11

Eight years ago, on a sunny Tuesday September morning in New York City and Washington, DC, a sickeningly well-orchestrated terrorist attack took flight, in part, from Boston’s Logan International Airport.
Eight years later
By BOSTON PHOENIX STAFF  |  September 11, 2009

Cheney's latest crime

As if there were any doubt, the latest CIA scandal once again reminds the nation that whatever former vice-president Dick Cheney touched turned to slime.
Plus, Coakley's welcome move against DOMA
By EDITORIAL  |  July 17, 2009

Feel-good movie of the summer

With the upcoming November elections poised to determine the future of Congress, what better gift could Republicans ask for than a popular Hollywood movie that conjures the image that for five years has granted them power and impunity? Watch the trai
Oliver Stone: from the Hollywood crackpot of JFK to the Republican sellout of World Trade Center
By PETER KEOUGH  |  August 10, 2006

From the ashes

Honest, perceptive, and keenly felt, The Good Life — the story of two couples’ furtive, hesitant stabs at happiness in the brave and fearful new world of post-9/11 New York — is McInerney’s most mature and affecting book yet.
Jay McInerney grows up
By MIKE MILIARD  |  February 22, 2006