The free market has been poisoned; our communities have been corrupted. We have gambled for social cohesion and have lost.
Today, the images of 9/11 have entered the historical record, not unlike black-and-white images of the construction of the Berlin wall or the fall of the Eastern Bloc.
The German chancellor Gerhard Schröder said on September 11 that our common values had come under terrorist attack. What did he mean?