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9/11: Attack on the Twin Towers of the Wold Trade Centre, photo BBC

9/11 attack

5 September 2011

Consequences of 9/11: a world turned upside down

Ten years after the twin towers came crashing down in New York, Peter Taaffe assesses the changed world situation. In the aftermath of that terrorist attack, US imperialism unleashed mass slaughter in Afghanistan and Iraq.

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7 September 2006

Reprint: After the carnage in the USA: World Crisis Deepens

Following the attacks on New York and Washington on the 11th September 2001 (9/11), the Socialist Party published the following statements and analysis...

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20 March 2004

Capitalism Means War and Terror: Build The Socialist Alternative

"YOUR WAR - our dead" chanted crowds on the streets of Spain last weekend. The mass outpouring of grief and rage at the horrendous Madrid bombings became intertwined with anger at the government...

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13 September 2003

Two years after September 11, US Empire Looking Shaky

Editorial: IT HAS not been a good week for George Bush. Five months after the war in Iraq was officially declared over, he has been forced to grovel to the United Nations for thousands more troops...

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26 October 2001

Stop This Brutal War

Lost lives, lost jobs...: Every day it's becoming clearer who will pay for this brutal war. Hundreds of ordinary Afghans have already been killed and injured...

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19 October 2001

Global Economy - Sinking Together

THE UNITED Nations estimates that the effects of September's terror attacks are likely to cost the global economy 230 billion and slow it down by 1%, writes Why is the world economy heading towards a serious crisis?.

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12 October 2001

Bush And Blair's War: What We Say

AS SOCIALISTS we are totally opposed to the methods of terrorism and the indiscriminate killing of innocent people...

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12 October 2001

Nuclear Threat? War Raises New Fears

"WHAT WILL happen now?" When Bush declared "all-out war" after 11 September many people asked themselves some frightening questions. Will it mean a world war? Could it mean nuclear war? Lynn Walsh asks.

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5 October 2001

What Socialists Say About Terrorism

THE SOCIALIST has been forthright in its condemnation of those who attacked the World Trade Centre (WTC) and Pentagon. We described their methods as those of "small groups employing mass terrorism".
At the same time, we have not given any support to George Bush or Tony Blair, who call for a 'war against terrorism', yet support state terror against defenceless and innocent people in the neo-colonial world.
PETER TAAFFE, Socialist Party General Secretary, develops further the question of terrorism and socialist attitudes towards it.

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5 October 2001

Growing Protests Against Bush's War

SOCIALIST ALTERNATIVE members have reported that popular pro-war sentiment was at its peak immediately after the events of 11 September and that it has already ebbed to some degree, writes Diane Stokes, Socialist Alternative, Chicago.

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21 September 2001

A Deadly Cold War Legacy

"Unholy Wars: Afghanistan, America and International Terrorism", by John K Cooley, writes Review by Dave Carr.

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21 September 2001

9/11: Workers' letters from America

I WAS out in the street in Greenwich Village and I saw part of the first World Trade Centre Tower collapse...

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21 September 2001

Military Action No Solution

BUSH AND the US administration are preparing for war. The US Senate unanimously authorised the use of "all necessary and appropriate force". Targets could include not just Osama bin Laden, the US number...

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21 September 2001

No To War

Stop Bush and Blair's military plans: THE SHOCK of last week's attacks in New York, Washington and Pittsburgh has provoked mass anger and opposition against terrorism...

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21 September 2001

Attacks On The Us - Aftershocks Rock The Globe

NEW TECHNOLOGY and the speed of modern communication allowed millions of people on every continent to follow the horrific events as they unfolded...

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14 September 2001

After the carnage in the USA: World Crisis Deepens

THE KILLING of thousands of innocent civilians in New York, Washington and elsewhere in the US has caused horror and revulsion among ordinary working people worldwide...

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