Ted Walter

Why ‘demolition deniers’ are obsessed with last year’s Plasco Building demolition in Tehran

AE911Truth urged authorities to consider whether explosives and incendiaries were used in the destruction of the Plasco Building.

January 30, 2018

By Ted Walter (Special to Truth and Shadows)

On January 19, 2018, the one-year anniversary of the Plasco Building collapse in Iran, the website Gizmodo published an article by structural engineer Alex Weinberg titled “Why 9/11 Truthers Are Obsessed with the Plasco High-Rise Fire in Tehran.”

The focus of Weinberg’s article was the response of Architects & Engineers for 9/11 Truth (AE911Truth) — the organization I work for — to the destruction of Tehran’s first-ever, iconic high-rise. At around 8 a.m. that day, the upper floors caught fire and burned for a little over three hours before a series of explosions (more…)

De Blasio lashes out: 9/11 truth getting noticed thanks to Building 7 ballot initiative

De Blasio calls ballot initiative "insensitive" and "inappropriate."

De Blasio calls ballot initiative “insensitive” and “inappropriate.”

By Craig McKee

New York Mayor Bill De Blasio has made it official: the effort to force the City of New York to investigate the destruction of Building 7 is having a significant effect on the profile of the 9/11 Truth Movement.

The mayor recently lashed out at the efforts to get a question on the ballot in the November municipal election that would, if it passes, impose a change to the city’s charter. The change would force the city’s Department of Buildings to investigate all high-rise collapses retroactive to Sept. 11, 2001. Exempted would be the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center.

In an article in Crain’s New York Business, de Blasio said: “From what I’ve heard, it’s absolutely ridiculous. And it’s inappropriate, (more…)

NYC CAN chooses new angle to force city to investigate Building 7 ‘collapse’

High Rise Safety Initiative cropped

By Craig McKee

Many in the 9/11 Truth movement feel that demanding a new investigation into the crimes of 9/11 is doomed to fail.

We’ve seen numerous legal efforts to break through on 9/11 run head on into a combined brick wall of officialdom and the mainstream media. We saw Ellen Mariani’s legal case end in disappointment with the judicial deck stacked against her, not to mention any other victims’ family members who wanted their day in (more…)