Seven years ago, when Ground Zero was just a hole in the ground and the world seemed convinced that nothing good would ever be built there, the author began the epic story of the rebuilding of downtown New York. Now, as the “Freedom Tower” reaches its full height, the inside story of boondoggles, self-dealing, common corruption, and why it’s all taken so long.
I always knew that shit was all fucked up at the site, and that there was a lot of political infighting over huge amounts of money, but I didn't realise just how bad it was. No one in New York does. Just as well the masses don't read long articles, there would be war over what has happened and continues to happen.