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From 9/11 to Covid-19: Nineteen Years of Permanent "Emergency"

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09/16/2020Ryan McMaken

Whether we're commanded to trust the experts, abandon the rule of law, or venerate government for "keeping us safe," the 9/11 panic and our current crisis have many things in common.

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Original Article: "From 9/11 to Covid-19: Nineteen Years of Permanent 'Emergency'".

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