2022-08-14: News Headlines

STP Jesse (2022-08-14). UC Using CIA Methods at People's Park. indybay.org In 1975 The Church Committee discovered Operation Mockingbird a CIA program which attempted to manipulate domestic American news media for propaganda purposes. Almost years later U.C. is using the same technique to destroy Peoples Park.

____ (2022-08-14). (W.E. Talk) Why is the 'East Turkestan Islamic Movement' a definitive terrorist organization. ecns.cn Jun. 15, 2021 (CNS) – In late 2020, Federal Register, the official daily newspaper of the U.S. federal government, published information that then-Secretary of State Mike Pompeo reversed his previous decision to designate the "East Turkestan Islamic Movement" (ETIM) as a terrorist organization in late October.

Arjae Red (2022-08-13). Starbucks recruits CIA goon for union busting. workers.org An Aug. 2 post on twitter from @UnionBustingBot, revealing Starbucks had recently hired former Pinkerton employee and CIA agent Amanda Stanfill as the Manager for Global Intelligence for Retail Operations, went viral. Stanfill has quite an impressive resume as an agent of the imperialist U.S. security state and a union-buster. . . . |

_____ (2022-08-13). The Chris Hedges Report: John Kiriakou, We Don't Need The CIA. popularresistance.org The CIA, from its inception, carried out assassinations, coups, torture, and illegal spying and abuse, including of US citizens, many of which were exposed in 1975 by the Church Committee in the Senate and the Pike Committee in the House. Congress attempted to enact laws to curb the widespread criminal activity by the CIA. Senate and House intelligence oversight committees were created, and after the Iran-Contra scandal a statutory Inspector General at the CIA was appointed. But this oversight has largely collapsed following the attacks of 9/11 and the so-called war on terror. The activities of the CIA have once…

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