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A Year of Contrasts: Courage, Sacrifice and …Corporate Greed


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A Year of Contrasts: Courage, Sacrifice and …Corporate Greed

Bernie Sanders

As we reflect on the year 2001, our minds catapult to the World Trade Center in flames and hundreds of courageous firemen and police officers racing up stairs to try to save their trapped fellow citizens. Almost all of them gave their lives in this heroic effort.

For the last several months, the nation has been impressed by the dedication and discipline of American troops in Afghanistan successfully fighting to help rid the world of international terrorism. Some of these young people have died or been wounded.