September 9, 2001: Two Days Before 9/11, Global Research was Born…

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On the 9th of September 2001, the Global Research website at www.globalresearch.ca was born, two days before the tragic events of September 11.

We started up in late August with a handmade web design in FrontPage.  A student in philosophy gave me a hand in drafting the home page and putting the project online.

On the morning of September 8, I took a two hour “crash course” on the use of file transfer FTP software from a young software specialist, who taught me how to upload articles to the website.

Among our first articles was a coverage of the events surrounding 9/11 and the subsequent invasion of Afghanistan on October 7.

From these modest beginnings, with virtually no resources, the Centre for Research on Globalization (CRG) has evolved into a dynamic research and independent media group.

We revamped the website in 2005. A separate French language website, www.mondialisation.ca  was established

We subsequently launched Spanish, Portuguese, German, Arabic, Italian and Serbian pages.

In 2005, we started a book publishing program and in 2008, the CRG moved from makeshift premises to a small office located in the historical quarter of Le Vieux Montreal (Old Montreal).

In 2010, we launched The Global Research TV (GRTV) website, which features selected videos as well as commentary, analysis and news coverage.

Since September 2001, we have established an extensive archive of news articles, in-depth reports and analysis on issues which are barely covered by the mainstream media.

In an era of media disinformation, our focus has essentially been to center on the “unspoken truth”.

And on September 1st of 2012, we revamped the website, integrating a data bank of more than 32,000 articles and 7000 authors.

These endeavors of more than last eleven years –including the development of  a new web design– would not have been possible without the ongoing support of our readers.

Thanks to your contributions, we have also been able maintain complete independence. We do not accept support from corporate foundations, which are actively seeking to control and manipulate the alternative media.

We have tried to the best our abilities to provide honest news coverage and analysis of an evolving global crisis.

We have published articles from diverse perspectives to ensure that you get the true big picture of what’s happening in the world.

We are indebted to our authors, editors and correspondents  who have volunteered their time and energy to this endeavor. We also thank are web design team and our webmaster who have worked relentlessly in developing and launching the new website.

On behalf of the Global Research team, we extend our sincere thanks for your continued support and encouragement.

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Michel Chossudovsky
Editor of globalresearch.ca,
Director, Centre for Research on Globalization (CRG)
Montreal

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About the author:

Michel Chossudovsky is an award-winning author, Professor of Economics (emeritus) at the University of Ottawa, Founder and Director of the Centre for Research on Globalization (CRG), Montreal and Editor of the globalresearch.ca website. He is the author of The Globalization of Poverty and The New World Order (2003) and America’s “War on Terrorism”(2005). His most recent book is entitled Towards a World War III Scenario: The Dangers of Nuclear War (2011). He is also a contributor to the Encyclopaedia Britannica. His writings have been published in more than twenty languages. He can be reached at [email protected]

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