A society bingeing on fear makes itself vulnerable to far more profound forms of destruction than terror attacks.
William Greider goes on to explain how things have changed in the US since the ‘War on Terror’ was proclaimed. On the other hemisphere, Robert Corr provides some latest news on hate crimes in Australia. This from Perth:
Another Kenwick resident who would only be identified as Paul, had “no Gooks”, “War on Iraq” and swastikas splattered over his van, car, garage door and front wall.
It’s just great when racist pigs co-opt the stirring ‘us against them’ patriotic hubris.