In September 2010 I was invited over to New York to speak at a televised 2‑day symposium organised by the independent TV and radio station International News Net (INN). The topic under discussion was “How the world changed after 9/11”.
Speakers were invited from around the world to participate in panel discussions focusing on different areas that have been noticeably degraded and corrupted since 9/11 in response to the endless “war on terror”: civil liberties, the rule of law, intelligence, politics, economics, and the media. Some of the discussions featured academics, professionals and scientists questioning the assertions of the official US government account of 9/11 itself — the justification for so many ensuing horrors.
I was on the same panel as Ray McGovern (army veteran and long-time CIA analyst), Coleen Rowley (FBI whistleblower), and Dr Katherine Albrecht (digital privacy campaigner). The title of the session was “Goodbye Fourth Amendment”. As I pointed out at the beginning of my talk, at least the US has a written constitution to shred — something the UK never quite managed to produce.…
Here’s the film of my session. DVDs of this and all other panel discussions are available from INN.