The impacts of September 11th were felt (and are still being felt) all over the world, but nowhere more emotionally than in New York City itself. Yet arguments about the TSA's new body-scanners, Middle East exit strategies, and blue-and-red party politics really don't matter much when you're on the subway headed home and you spot a brown bag under the seat beside you. What do you do? It's probably nothing, and you don't want to make a fuss over what's most likely a forgotten turkey sandwich. But what if you're wrong?
In the summer of 2010, the Department of Homeland Security launched a campaign called “If You See Something, Say Something.” New Yorkers will recognize the slogan from MTA (metro) posters and bus stops, but the slogan was licensed to the DHS recently for their public awareness campaign.