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Personal Reflections on the 20th Anniversary of 9/11 Article
The sun rises behind the skyline of lower Manhattan and One World Trade Center in New York City as people walk through the Empty Sky 9/11 memorial in Jersey City, New Jersey, on April 24, 2021. (Getty/Gary Hershorn)

Personal Reflections on the 20th Anniversary of 9/11

Staff and fellows at the Center for American Progress share how 9/11 changed their lives.

Center for American Progress staff and fellows

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Guantanamo Article
A Guantanamo detainee closes a door at the U.S. detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, October 2007. (AP/Brennan Linsley)

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Guantanamo

Trump’s momentary flirtation with Guantanamo only served to expose its failures and the hypocrisy of Republicans’ fight to keep it open.

Ken Gude

It’s the USA Freedom Act or Nothing Article
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., May 19, 2015. (AP/Evan Vucci)

It’s the USA Freedom Act or Nothing

Sen. Mitch McConnell has a simple choice: reform government surveillance or see it expire.

Ken Gude

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