Some thoughts and words on the events in the Boston area last week.

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“Boston Under Siege, My Kids in the Driveway: Why I avoided the media last week”
-Steve Almond, New Republic
http://www.newrepublic.com/article/112993/boston-bombing-lockdown-under-siege-my-kids-driveway#

“Why is Boston ‘terrorism’ but not Aurora, Sandy Hook, Tucson and Columbine?”
-Glenn Greenwald, The Guardian
http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2013/apr/22/boston-marathon-terrorism-aurora-sandy-hook

“Glenn Greenwald on Boston Marathon Arrest: Will We Deny Constitutional Rights in the Name of Fear?”
-Amy Goodman, Democracy Now!
http://www.democracynow.org/2013/4/22/glenn_greenwald_on_boston_marathon_arrest

“Not Your Average Chechen Jihadis: Drawing the Wrong Conclusions About the Boston Bombing”
-Charles King, Foreign Affairs
http://www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/139333/charles-king/not-your-average-chechen-jihadis?page=show

“Drone Strikes and the Boston Marathon Bombing”
-Robert Wright, The Atlantic
http://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2013/04/drone-strikes-and-the-boston-marathon-bombing/275164/

“Black and White and Red All Over: How the hyperkinetic media is breeding a new generation of terrorists.”
-Scott Atran, Foreign Policy
http://www.foreignpolicy.com/articles/2013/04/22/black_and_white_and_red_all_over_boston_bombing_terrorists_media?wp_login_redirect=0

“The Orwellian Warfare State of Carnage and Doublethink”
-Norman Solomon, AntiWar.com
http://original.antiwar.com/solomon/2013/04/17/the-orwellian-warfare-state-of-carnage-and-doublethink/

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