2022-08-15: News Headlines

Lee Camp (2022-08-15). New Polls Show Almost No One Trusts Our Media Anymore. mintpressnews.com Gone are the days when the CIA secretly infiltrated American newsrooms, craftily tricking people into believing U.S. government propaganda was the real news. Nowadays, they never keep it a secret that they run the media.

Kevin Gosztola (2022-08-15). CIA, Pompeo Sued For Allegedly Spying On US Attorneys And Journalists Who Met With Assange. thedissenter.org Former CIA Director Mike Pompeo (Photo: A group of journalists and lawyers, who visited WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange while he was living under political asylum in the Ecuadorian embassy, sued the CIA and former CIA director Mike Pompeo. They allege that the agency under Pom…

STP Jesse (2022-08-15). 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). The Growing Movement To Liberate Julian Assange, With John Shipton. popularresistance.org On this week's edition of The Watchdog podcast, Lowkey explores the growing movement to free Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, and is joined by his father John Shipton, to do so. Imprisoned in Belmarsh high security prison in London since 2019, and before that confined to the Ecuadorian Embassy, Assange has spent a decade locked up. If extradited to the United States, he faces up to 175 years in prison. | Yet there are signs that his future might be brighter than his past. The global movement to free him, Shipton explains, is growing. In Australia, dozens of members of parliament have come together to lobby for A…

____ (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.

Anonymous669 (2022-08-14). SDF Says It Killed Turkish Intelligence Spy, Captured Two Others In Syria's Al-Hasakah. southfront.org Click to see full-size image, source: sdf-press.com | On August 14, the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) announced that a Syrian spy of the Turkish National Intelligence Organization, Mƒ∞T, was killed and two others were captured during a recent raid by its fighters in the northeastern Syrian governorate of al-Hasakah. | The raid took place in the village of Tell Brak in the northeastern al-Hasakah countryside on August 11. In a statement, the SDF said that the three spies wer…

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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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