Guns and Butter
Wednesday, 20 July 2011
"Connecting the Anthrax Attacks to September 11th"
with Dr. Graeme MacQueen.
Forewarning of the US invasion of Afghanistan in 2000 and 2001; three different approaches to understanding the anthrax attacks of 2001: structural, historical and symbolic; the lone nut theory of perpetrators; connections between the anthrax attacks and the so-called 9/11 hijackers in Florida; Operation Dark Winter; the attempt to disconnect anthrax from 9/11; Mohamed Atta asks for a loan.
"Guns & Butter" investigates the relationships among capitalism, militarism and politics. Maintaining a radical perspective in the aftermath of the September 11th attacks, "Guns & Butter: The Economics of Politics" reports on who wins and who loses when the...