Chris Hedges: State Violence and Counter Violence

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with Chris Hedges

TheRealNews on Aug 24, 2015

In this episode of Days of Revolt, host Chris Hedges sits down with former Black Panther Eddie Conway and former member of the Black Liberation Army Ojore Lutalo to discuss their roles in the radical movements in the 1960s and early 1970s, and the state’s use of violence to crush them.

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Trevor Aaronson: The Terror Factory: Inside the FBI’s Manufactured War on Terrorism

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C-SPAN Book TV
March 2, 2013

Trevor Aaronson says that since 9/11, the FBI has built up a network of over 15,000 informants in Muslim communities around the U.S.  He argues that these informants spearhead phony terror plots which are then exposed by the FBI with great fanfare to make it look like the bureau is doing a good job of keeping us safe.

During this event, Mr. Aaronson is in conversation with Monika Bauerlein, co-editor of Mother Jones magazine.

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The Cancer of Occupy by Chris Hedges

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Anti-war Occupy DC protesters pepper sprayed at the National Air and Space Museum + Conservative Infiltrator?

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Updated: Oct. 10, 2011 added a video

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on Oct 8, 2011

Occupy Washington DC protesters were pepper sprayed at a protest at the National Air and Space Museum.

The protest was targeted against the museum’s celebration of the use of Drones, which have been used to kill scores of innocent civilians. The protest was successful, with a SWAT policeman turning away tourists, saying the museum was shut down.

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Austerity in Greece Meant to Break Workers’ Resistance + Thousands of Greeks Say No to Austerity

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Austerity in Greece Meant to Break Workers’ Resistance

 on Jun 14, 2011

Leo Panitch: Greece will default on its debt, banks want to make Greek people pay a heavy price

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Timewatch: Operation Gladio – Behind False Flag Terrorism & 9/11 (1992)

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Replaced video Mar. 8, 2013

TheArjan1982·Oct 19, 2011

Operation Gladio is undisputed historical fact. Gladio was part of a post-World War II program set up by the CIA and NATO supposedly to thwart future Soviet/communist invasions or influence in Italy and Western Europe. In fact, it became a state-sponsored right-wing terrorist network, involved in false flag operations and the subversion of democracy.

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