The Day the World Changed
Revisiting September 11 and the culture wars, 20 years later
On the morning of September 11, 2001, I was at my computer writing a column for The Boston Globe on a culture-war topic.
I was in Colorado Springs—nearly 2,000 miles away from my New Jersey home—where I was guest-teaching an intensive four-week class on gender issues in the political science department at Colorado College. The column I was writing discus…