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Amazon Censorship of 9/11 Unmasked?

Edward Curtin

On September 10, 2018, I published a laudatory review of the new book, 9/11 Unmasked: An International Review Panel Investigation by David Ray Griffin and Elizabeth Woodworth.  It is the definitive book on the defining event of the 21st century.  The book concludes that the official version(s) of the attacks of 11 September 2001 are false.  The review was subsequently reposted at many publications. There was great reader response and interest in the book, which was due for official release the next day, 11 September.  My review provided a link to the book’s Amazon page that noted the 11 September availability date.

By the next day readers were responding in great number that the Amazon site was reporting the book was “out of print,” when in fact it had just been published.  This “out of print” notification lasted until the evening of 13 September when it was changed to “in stock on September 30, 2018.”

By the following morning it was changed to “in stock on September 21, 2018,” only to be changed again between 11-12 PM on September 14 to “in stock on September 24, 2018,” where it remains as of noon on Saturday the 15th.  It is unheard of for a book that has an official release date and that is available straight from the publisher to be listed as “out of print.” Amazon Canada continues to report that the book “has not yet been released.”  And obviously, all the date changes that push the book’s availability back by weeks suggest a clear-cut effort by Amazon to make sure readers cannot obtain the book quickly and in a timely manner from the most popular source, if ever.

Will they soon announce that the book will never be available for national security considerations or because it violates Amazon’s “content guidelines”? The book’s publisher, Interlink Publishing, is selling the book now and says Amazon has the books.  So why is Jeff Bezos’s company playing this game? His other major business, The Washington Post, (known as the CIA’s newspaper) is surely not going to review the book, nor would their editorial staff post encomiums to David Ray Griffin, Elizabeth Woodworth, their colleagues in this important research.

Readers should demand that Amazon immediately change their website and accept orders to be shipped today.  Whether they are responsible for this game of chaotic discouragement or the intelligence services, who are fully capable of hacking into Amazon, as Edward Snowden has pointed out, I do not know.  But something very odd is happening and Amazon should correct it.


38 Comments

  1. Gary Weglarz says

    This is the same blatant censorship that has made the German bestseller “Journalists for Hire: How the CIA buys the News” unavailable in English for any price in the U.S.

    https://www.amazon.com/Journalists-Hire-How-Buys-News/dp/1944505458

    The book was first projected to be available in English on Amazon in a year, then two, then finally it would be published soon, but the dates kept getting pushed back to the point that finally, a brand new release of what was a best seller in Germany, is simply not available in English in the U.S. My attempts to get any response from the publisher have been futile.

    This is the modern equivalent of book burning. That Amazon would so cavalierly do this now with an American author is rather telling regarding the state of our police State.

  2. Mark mc says

    Try buying dr peter goetsche’ deadly psychiatry,, Amazon won’t stock that either, but does have the ebook

    • I love Dr Peter Gøtzsche for his willingness to stand in witness against corruption – though I sighed when reading the ‘look inside’ his book at his blanket dismissal and invalidation of vitamins and by extension nutrition and the ability of the body to detoxify and regenerate itself under stress.

      His coming out in ‘anger’ is understandable, but at the same time triggers the ‘scientist’ to distantiate – because our science is largely predicated upon the removal of direct emotional expression in subservience to ‘rational’ communication and behaviour – which of course becomes ‘groupthink’ of an institutionalised identity.

      Anger can be used to clear out what does not belong in our own ‘Temple’ – or does not truly serve us in ‘Template’ definitions and beliefs that represent conflicted or divided devotions and which we both collectively and personally live from or act out from.

      The projection of moral outrage – which also operates as attack or denial of validity in another – is an expression of our own self hate is it not?

      I hate the liar who would deceive and destroy all that is true to ‘save his self-illusion – but will I look within more deeply and honestly than before to see where I have vibrational correspondence with what I hate to see in the world? In other words is my own ‘self-illusion’ completely hidden from me?

      Be aware I am not talking about assigning blame – at all – but of waking a deeper response-ability than I knew was within me.

      Like attracts like, and by my reactions can I become aware of things in myself that I was blind to or disregarding of before.

      Many who take on the ‘establishment’ risk madness, partly because they become defined by what they fight or identify AGAINST.

      I believe that extending true witness is a positive act in love and not a hate-drive reaction – but as with any learning, it is by taking action that we gain feedback, new information and insight by which to accept a greater alignment with our true desire, rather than reacting to what does not fit our image of what our self or world ‘should’ be.

  3. nondimenticare says

    Frances – Thank you for that. Amazon purchased Book Depository in 2011. So adios, Book Depository.

  4. Those who are part of a cover up of the worst, treacherous crime to take place in the US are complicit in it. When the truth is finally acknowledged and the wheels of justice start to turn, Bezos should join Bush, Cheney, the 9/11 Commission members, the NIST investigators and many others in court and later in prison.

    • Alan M says

      Nope – not ‘available’…’norm ships in 1-3 months’. See also Amazon Fr; Amazon De etc etc…

  5. Diane Shears says

    As of Sunday, September 16, Amazon.ca has it available for September 24. No other sellers. Has anyone checked Speedy Hen UK?

  6. No, what they should do is buy their books elsewhere.

    Amazon made its bed.

    Readers should make it lie in it.

    Buy from Barnes and Nobles, Waterstones or whoever.

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  7. 0use4msm says

    A monopoly is as a monopoly does.

    The elephant in the room is the issue WHY we allow ourselves to keep feeding the deep state-beholden behemoths through our dependence. The answer is banal in its simplicity: lazy convenience. Whether its Amazon, Facebook or Google, the yoke of bondage is our own force of habit. Customers buy at Amazon because that where all the books are. And why are all the books on Amazon? Because writers and publishers reason that “that’s where all the customers are”. There is nothing that stops both consumers and content providers from breaking this vicious circle, other than our own will power.

    Next time you order a book online, take some time to contemplate on how Jeff Bozo serves the CIA, and how badly he treats his wage slaves. Make a little effort to seek out alternative sellers. Writers and publishers have websites where they can be contacted. If their books are only available on Amazon, urge them to provide alternatives.

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    • You are so right. I don’t buy from Amazon any more unless it’s the only source of something but I still use Google, Facebook and YouTube. Lazy convenience. We’re just as guilty as the culprits, aren’t we?

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      • Alan M says

        Not this book you don’t. A search on ‘abebooks’ reveals ‘no results’. Since I’m getting no UK results on a Google search I’m guessing that Waterstones, Foyles et al don’t have it either.

    • Exactly. That’s the point of my question below. But if we have to devote a lot of time to searching for alternatives — and possibly only to find that the alternatives are owned by Amazon anyway — then we stop ourselves doing other things that might be more important. A set of guidelines to alternative sources would be extremely useful. If people generally could find alternative sources for just 10% of their purchases, then that in itself would have some impact, without too much inconvenience. If you’re writing an article, you don’t want to get too bogged down in sourcing the material, so that you never ever finish the article!

  8. J.B. Hickersmith says

    Sorry Mr. Curtin. It seems as though we’re hearing much evidence that suggests intent relating to domestic terrorism. Such thoughts we’re acceptable before the Patriot Act, but now we need to see your liscence & registration. Step out of the car sir. Hands over the hood…

    • Edward Curtin says

      Amazon in the USA has pushed the availability of the book further back to Sept 26 and the day you can receive it till Oct 1. So if you purchase it in the USA, you have a long wait. They’ll take your money now but no book will arrive until Oct 1, if ever.

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    • Stephanie James says

      You can ‘buy’ the book on Amazon …… but it’s for ‘despatch in 1 – 2 months’. In other words it will be sent in 1 – 2 months. Will be interesting to see if in ‘1 – 2 months’ time Amazon refunds the money and says ‘no longer available’.

      • Exactly. That’s what I’m seeing here in the UK. Not going to order on there because I doubt the “usually dispatched within 1 to 2 months” pseudo-promise will be adhered to.

  9. Just to repeat Tubularsock’s mantra:

    “9/11 was NOT an inside job!

    It was an outsourced job.

    The United States outsources

    All it’s terrorists activities!”

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    • The insider outsources to others the enacting of its will. Under plausible deniability or necessity deemed too dangerous to reveal.

      What makes anyone assume the US (formerly of A!) is not itself a proxy agent of a ‘hidden will’?
      Where does the ‘buck stop’ in terms of an independent power at work upon and through its proxies?

      Aligning in, and the embodying of, the dictate of a hidden payload, operates an allegiance to a false or alien will – but one that seems to give you/us something that we want or need within its framing of thought, accepted for what we think to get.

      The framing of narrative identity is the ‘mind of self-definitions and beliefs’ that filter and rule all perception and reaction along the line of its believed reality until that reality is challenged by awakening responsibility for such a ‘mind’ in place of running under it as if true.

      The mind set in division and opposition takes many forms. It’s signature is the outsourcing of blame, hate and penalty and the seeking of the power to effect this by manipulative deceit.

      This is not a ‘baddie’ out there, so much as a negative entanglement of a false identity arising from an ‘inside job’.

      Lazy, unwilling or wilful people get others to ‘do’ for them by hook or by crook. Those who believe they already know are too lazy to actually look or check in and let others lookout for them.

      I do not see that anyone can truly escape the consequences of their own thought and action because thoughts do not leave the mind of the thinker. The wish and belief that thoughts can be assigned to others and killed or attacked and denied there, is the judgement of the world. Or rather the judgement that gives rise to such a world as this.

      If we are to choose multipolar cooperation rather than monopolar subjection, then power struggle cannot be its foundation – for the nature of power struggle is subjection under the mind of divide and rule. Regardless of the agencies by which such division seems to occur, we have to also be willing to accept and identify in its framing.

      The use of complex financial instruments by which to package ‘nothing’ as if it is something – so as to outsource ‘toxic debt’ is of the mind of deceit. Caveat emptor! (Buyer beware!) is equally transferable to the currency of our thought, perception, actions and self reinforcing beliefs.

      Vigilance against deceit is therefore waking from willingness to be lazy and wilful, to the need for a clear unclouded consciousness from which to discern the true from the false; choosing one and letting the other go.

      Deceits are correspondences of intent. The fearful are contagious to an unwatched mind. Manipulation works through the attempt to hide or deny the feared and hated in our selves. If we do not want to persist in subjection to the reflected correspondences to such ‘secret’ or hidden self, then we must find willingness to look upon the feared and hated so as to be free of the spell of the wish to hide it under a false set of clothes.

      The naked Emperor is not only the ‘power invested in the ‘king’ or Person in the world’, but a tacit conspiracy to rule out truth believed destructive and fearful to who and what we THINK we are.

      Putting our THINK above true is a reversal in consciousness – made ‘normal’ by our human social development. ‘Making Reality’ is inherently at WAR with reality, but truth is not in reciprocal relation to illusion. Illusions of truth thus ‘fight’ among themselves as the mechanism of the non-acceptance of truth as true. Giving power to the maker of self illusion is of course the willing acceptance of self-illusion in place of a living and shared relational appreciation.

      The mind of the world is already trained to self-censor what does not validate or reinforce its ‘self-survival’ in the framing of its currently active definitions.

  10. It would not come as a surprise, and people might not discount the idea, that the explosive book “9/11 Unmasked” by David Ray Griffin and Elizabeth Woodworth is being suppressed so the information does not interfere with a planned major escalation of war on the people of Syria.

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    • nondimenticare says

      Iafantomo – Search and ye shall find. I use Book Depository frequently for difficult to obtain books. The wait seems interminable, but I always receive them eventually. I swore off Amazon a few years ago and find that through sourcing locally when possible and from other sources on the Web when not, I get along very, very well – without the guilt of subsidizing JB. An extra dollar or two every once in a while seems a small price to pay.

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      • Alan M says

        Please read the other posts above – The Book Depository IS Amazon…they bought it already.

        • An alternative distribution network for ebooks (perhaps in a printable format) might work on the ‘torrent and blockchain idea. There may be a way of unlocking a book with a payment.
          Or in absence of a funding model, give the book away to donations or as part of a membership model of an extended relationship with further resource or shared cultural resource.
          Seek crowdfunding for making a free book available?

          I am, therefore I think, and write as the extension of being – and not as a means to get something.

          Ultimately, information is within being and translated into terms that our thinking can receive or accept and understand. So if Power in the World should succeed in closing down any ‘mind’ but its dictate – it would stand outside of being and have nothing left to deny, defy, oppose, overcome, dominate or subject to such dictate. I do not choose to stand in a death wish, revealed as such, and so I stand over here – in life and willingness for life.

    • violetcrow says

      I still use this search service to find books. Lists all resources to purchase the title

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