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Fifty Five Years Ago, the FBI Murdered Black Panther Party Leader Fred Hampton in a “Northern Lynching.”

Could the Same Thing Happen Again Today If the Black Lives Matter Movement Grows Stronger and More Focused? Fred Hampton was the charismatic leader of...

CIA Spills the Beans About Deep Involvement in Ukraine: Part of Ploy to Undercut Republican Congressional Opposition to War

Makes a Point of Slipping in Disinformation About Russia to Further Propaganda Campaign The New York Times on February 25 published an explosive story of...

Why Would Anyone Kill One’s Self In an Attempt to Stop A War?

“My name is Aaron Bushnell. I am an active duty member of the United States Air Force and I will no longer be complicit...

U.S. Intelligence’s Covert War on Blacks Targeted Activists and Rappers Transforming Gangs in Chicago, Head of Revolutionary Black Panther Party Says

Activist leaders and rappers have tried to help convert drug-dealing gangs into activist organizations since the 1960s. U.S. intelligence has tried to hijack these efforts...

According to his Son, Civil Rights Icon Paul Robeson Was a Victim of CIA’s MK-ULTRA

A celebrity performer who devoted his life to social justice struggles, Paul Robeson is an icon of the civil rights movement who helped set...

CovertAction Bulletin – Day X: Julian Assange and Press Freedom Under Attack

It’s Day X. Hearings are happening in the United Kingdom to determine whether Julian Assange will be extradited to the United States. His lawyers are trying to convince the UK’s High Court of Justice to permit an appeal hearing. If the court declines, it’s very likely that Assange will be extradited within days and face trial here...

Judgment Day For Julian

Fate of Wikileaks Founder Will be Decided by UK Court The UK’s High Court will hold a two-day hearing on February 20 and 21 on...

CIA Whistleblower Given Draconian Sentence After Being Found Guilty of Leaking Documents to Wikileaks

Joshua Schulte was given a forty year sentence for allegedly passing documents that exposed nefarious CIA practices Has been kept under brutal solitary confinement conditions...

U.S. / Israeli War on Palestine

Why Would Anyone Kill One’s Self In an Attempt to Stop A War?

“My name is Aaron Bushnell. I am an active duty member of the United States Air Force and I will no longer be complicit...

German Protests Are Being Manipulated To Focus on Mythic Anti-Semitism at Time of Growing Popular Anger Over Germany’s Support For Israel’s War on Gaza...

The U.S. border problem, like everything else, it seems, has its mirror image in Germany. It is not as uncontrolled as it is in the...

CovertAction Bulletin – Nancy Pelosi: Funding Israel, Betraying Workers

Nancy Pelosi’s been in office for 37 years. She’s an ardent supporter of capitalism and imperialism, telling a college student who asked her in 2017 that “I have to say, we’re capitalist - and that’s just the way it is” at a time when 51% of 18-29 year olds said they didn’t support capitalism. She was part of the push on Obama to bomb Syria in 2013, she’s a hawk on Iran and she’s said that U.S. support for Israel is “ironclad.” ...

CovertAction Bulletin – On the Ground in Texas: From Eagle Pass to Pro-Palestine Protest in Austin

Thousands of people marched through the streets of Austin, TX on February 4th, calling for a ceasefire and for the state government to withdraw all state funding from Israel. According to the U.S. Campaign for Palestinian Rights, Texas’ share of the annual funding the U.S. gives Israel is $298.367,616...

250 U.S. Cargo Planes and At Least 20 Ships Have Delivered More Than 10,000 Tons of Armaments and Military Equipment to Israel Since War...

Unfazed by the International Court of Justice’s Genocide Case Brought by South Africa, Even More Deadly Weapons Are on the Way A Times of Israel...

U.S.-Israeli Aggression, Yemen and the Coming War with Iran: The Fantastic Achievements of Propaganda

During the last two months or so, the media have been deluged with fury over the Houthi—de facto rulers of Yemen—either capturing or bombing...

Exclusive Interview with a Survivor of the Gaza Ghetto

While the neighborhood was bombed and wiped out, Antoun Ananias lived on, alone in a partially dysfunctional house, along with countless rats and other...

To Avoid Catastrophe, Israel Must Integrate Gazans Into Israel and Grant Them Equal Rights

To date, there has been negligible attention given to what will be the ultimate fate of the approximately 2.3 million people living in the...

War in Ukraine

CIA Spills the Beans About Deep Involvement in Ukraine: Part of Ploy to Undercut Republican Congressional Opposition to War

Makes a Point of Slipping in Disinformation About Russia to Further Propaganda Campaign The New York Times on February 25 published an explosive story of...

CovertAction Bulletin – Ukraine and the Growing Anti-War Movement: Lessons after 2 Years

February 24 marked the second anniversary of the Russian military invasion of Ukraine. With tens of thousands dead and more wounded on both sides and no end in sight to the conflict, it’s important to remember that the history of this conflict did not begin on February 24, 2022, nor on February 22, 2014, when the Russian military took control of the Crimean Peninsula...

Disaster Capitalists Ready to Descend on Ukraine

Ukrainian Reconstruction Bank Set Up by BlackRock and JPMorgan Chase Has Secured at Least $500 Million in Capital A key purpose underlying the Ukraine War...

Latest Wonder Weapon Being Provided to Ukraine Unlikely to Turn the Tide in War

But It Will Widen the Conflict and Represents Another Escalation Directed Against Russia On January 6, Denmark announced that it would be transferring 19 American-made...

Zelensky’s White House Visit Comes Amidst Escalation of Mafia Style Assassination Campaign Resulting in Murder of Ukrainian Socialist Party Leader

On December 12, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky was again given the red-carpet treatment of a rock star as he made one of his regular...

IT ARMY OF UKRAINE: How U.S. Intelligence Agencies Have Elevated Cybercrime in Ukraine into a Freedom-Fighting Cult

As we know, freedom ends where the freedom of another begins. That is why today, more than ever before, everyone simply needs to develop...

With All Other Reasons Having Run Out, Biden Now Urging Support For Ukraine War on Spurious Economic Grounds

With Ukraine’s global image having taken a hit because of its identification with Naziism along with the failings of its summer counteroffensive, the Biden...

Washington Post Lifts the Veil on CIA’s Shadow War Against Russia Waged Since 2014

In August 2022, Ukrainian security service (SBU) operatives hid explosives in a crate intended for a cat in a car driven by a woman...

Fifty Five Years Ago, the FBI Murdered Black Panther Party Leader Fred Hampton in a “Northern Lynching.”

Could the Same Thing Happen Again Today If the Black Lives Matter Movement Grows Stronger and More Focused? Fred Hampton was the charismatic leader of...

CIA Spills the Beans About Deep Involvement in Ukraine: Part of Ploy to Undercut Republican Congressional Opposition to War

Makes a Point of Slipping in Disinformation About Russia to Further Propaganda Campaign The New York Times on February 25 published an explosive story of...

Diamond Magnate With Deep Ties to U.S. Intelligence, Who Was Behind Imperial Machinations in Central Africa, is Left Out of the History Books

Few People Know Who Maurice Tempelsman Is Despite the Outsized Influence That He Has Played on U.S. Foreign Policy in Africa Maurice Tempelsman is a...

Why Would Anyone Kill One’s Self In an Attempt to Stop A War?

“My name is Aaron Bushnell. I am an active duty member of the United States Air Force and I will no longer be complicit...

U.S. Intelligence’s Covert War on Blacks Targeted Activists and Rappers Transforming Gangs in Chicago, Head of Revolutionary Black Panther Party Says

Activist leaders and rappers have tried to help convert drug-dealing gangs into activist organizations since the 1960s. U.S. intelligence has tried to hijack these efforts...

According to his Son, Civil Rights Icon Paul Robeson Was a Victim of CIA’s MK-ULTRA

A celebrity performer who devoted his life to social justice struggles, Paul Robeson is an icon of the civil rights movement who helped set...

Essequibo Means No Escape For Brazil In The Event Of Conflict … And More

Flashbacks, possibly nightmares, haunt the ghost of an old empire. In December 2023, 57 years after the sun and Union Jack descended over British Guiana,...

IS THE THIRD WORLD WAR ALREADY UNDERWAY?

The escalating frequency of global military conflicts, the flouting of international laws by various actors, the swift dissemination of information from battlefronts enabling ordinary...

CovertAction Bulletin – Ukraine and the Growing Anti-War Movement: Lessons after 2 Years

February 24 marked the second anniversary of the Russian military invasion of Ukraine. With tens of thousands dead and more wounded on both sides and no end in sight to the conflict, it’s important to remember that the history of this conflict did not begin on February 24, 2022, nor on February 22, 2014, when the Russian military took control of the Crimean Peninsula...

CovertAction Bulletin – Day X: Julian Assange and Press Freedom Under Attack

It’s Day X. Hearings are happening in the United Kingdom to determine whether Julian Assange will be extradited to the United States. His lawyers are trying to convince the UK’s High Court of Justice to permit an appeal hearing. If the court declines, it’s very likely that Assange will be extradited within days and face trial here...

CovertAction Bulletin – Nancy Pelosi: Funding Israel, Betraying Workers

Nancy Pelosi’s been in office for 37 years. She’s an ardent supporter of capitalism and imperialism, telling a college student who asked her in 2017 that “I have to say, we’re capitalist - and that’s just the way it is” at a time when 51% of 18-29 year olds said they didn’t support capitalism. She was part of the push on Obama to bomb Syria in 2013, she’s a hawk on Iran and she’s said that U.S. support for Israel is “ironclad.” ...

CovertAction Bulletin – On the Ground in Texas: From Eagle Pass to Pro-Palestine Protest in Austin

Thousands of people marched through the streets of Austin, TX on February 4th, calling for a ceasefire and for the state government to withdraw all state funding from Israel. According to the U.S. Campaign for Palestinian Rights, Texas’ share of the annual funding the U.S. gives Israel is $298.367,616...

Corruption of U.S. Justice Department and the Two-Tiered Justice System: The Case of Whistleblower Bradley Birkenfeld

When this Whistleblower Exposed the Crimes of Obama’s Golf Partner and 12th Largest Campaign Contributor, the U.S. Justice Department Did the Honorable Thing—It Jailed the Whistleblower and Let Obama’s Golf Partner Walk Away Free Bradley Birkenfeld is a former Swiss banker who helped the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) recoup billions of dollars in tax revenues after exposing the...

“The Death Row You Don’t Want to Know:” An Inmate at San Quentin Reveals What Death Row is Really Like

From the date of being arrested (March 4, 1979) in one of the most racist counties in California (Riverside), and enduring one of what would be called by many, “a circus trial” on December 12, 1979, I was brought to the sixth floor of North Block, better known as the original Death Row. I’ll never forget the...

U.S. Leads the World in Solitary Confinement that Destroys Prisoners Mental Health

Anthony Gay is severely mentally ill. And like many Americans who suffer from severe mental illness and who commit a crime, he was placed in solitary confinement after his conviction, rather than in a mental hospital where he could have received treatment for his schizophrenia. Isolated in a six-by-ten foot cell 24 hours a day, seven days...

Massachusetts Bill Would Give Prisoners Time Off Sentences For Organ Donation

Fits into dubious history of medical coercion and experimentation on vulnerable populations in the U.S. Two Democratic members of the Massachusetts state legislature have proposed a bill that would give state prisoners between 60 and 365 days off their sentences if they donate a kidney, bone marrow, skin, or “other organs” to people in the general population...

The 60-Year U.S. Blockade on Cuba is an Abomination Just as Great as Guantanamo Bay—With no End in Sight

“El Bloqueo” (The Blockade) is what Cubans call it. It is a 60-year-old abomination. It is the U.S. embargo against Cuba.  Imposed by U.S. President John F. Kennedy in 1962, the embargo has and continues to be an utter failure in its objective, that is, trying to fuel a counter-revolution within the island nation; or more politely...

Black Market in Broad Daylight

U.S. school kids, hospital patients, and prison inmates share food poisoning, while food liquidators boast they turn “trash into treasure.” Operating in the shadows is easy in the United States secondary food market, as few question what happens to food that exceeds its expiration date in leading supermarket chains across the nation. Well, truth be told,...

While U.S. Leaders Moralize About Alleged Human Rights Abuses in Russia and China To Justify Proxy Wars, Prisoners in the U.S. Routinely Suffer From...

A Miami Prisoner is Among Those Who Believe That U.S. Prison Authorities Are Trying to Kill Them While U.S. leaders denounce Russia and China, and other official enemies for alleged human rights violations daily, they are silent about the massive human rights abuses that occur routinely in the U.S. prison system—the largest and most oppressive in the...

While Claiming to Defend Freedom Around the World, the U.S. Has Dozens of Political Prisoners—and the Majority are People of Color

Racism is still the driving force behind U.S. political imprisonment Political imprisonment in the United States exists primarily as a tool of racist repression. It is aimed disproportionately at people of color, as well as others engaged in anti-racist struggle. Whether in the fight against racism at home or against racist foreign policies, wars, occupation and colonialism,...

Zelensky’s White House Visit Comes Amidst Escalation of Mafia Style Assassination Campaign Resulting in Murder of Ukrainian Socialist Party Leader

On December 12, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky was again given the red-carpet treatment of a rock star as he made one of his regular visits to Washington, D.C. to plead for more U.S. military aid. This time, however, the act of the former comedian had begun to grow thin as President Joe Biden was hamstrung by congressional...

Nixon Aide Said CIA Murdered Dorothy Hunt, Wife of Watergate Burglar E. Howard Hunt Who Knew Too Much About the CIA’s Role in Watergate...

Hunt Was Among Victims of a United Airlines Flight That Crashed in Chicago on December 8, 1972, Soon After Richard Nixon’s Re-Election Dorothy Hunt’s life of adventure and privilege came to a tragic end at the age of 52 on December 8, 1972, when United Airlines Flight 553 crashed into a suburban home near Chicago’s Midway Airport. Described...

Nineteen Years Ago Today, Journalist Gary Webb Was Murdered After Exposing CIA Drug Trafficking

On December 10, 2004, the body of journalist Gary Webb, 49, was discovered in his home near Sacramento after a moving company worker found a note posted to his front door that read: “Please do not enter. Call 911 and ask for an ambulance.” Webb’s death was listed as a suicide, but Webb was found with two...

What Three Letters of the Alphabet Link John Lennon’s Murder to the Murders of John F. Kennedy and Robert Kennedy?

A noted historian says those three letters are C-I-A. And even more, that Lennon was betrayed by Yoko Ono. Far-fetched? Before you scoff, look at the evidence this respected professor has finally decided to release after sitting on it for 41 years. The Sixties era officially ended just before 11:00 p.m. EST on December 8, 1980. That...

“There’s Something Rotten in Denmark”: Frank Olson and the Macabre Fate of a CIA Whistleblower in the Early Cold War

“Frank Olson is flying and it’s a long way down” - David Clewell, “CIA in Wonderland.” In September 1994, the NBC hit show Unsolved Mysteries aired an episode on Dr. Frank Olson, a CIA biochemist at the Fort Detrick laboratory on germ warfare. Olson had supposedly jumped to his death from the 13th floor of New York’s...

Contrary to Dominant Folklore, Evidence Indicates that, Like Oswald, John Wilkes Booth Was Part of Wider Conspiracy

In popular lore, John Wilkes Booth, the assassin of Abraham Lincoln, was the first lone deranged gunman—preceding Lee Harvey Oswald. A stage actor from a famous theatrical family from Maryland and Confederate sympathizer who was as “handsome as a Greek God,” Booth shot Lincoln in the back of the head while Lincoln and his wife, Mary Todd...

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A Company Family: The Untold History of Obama and the CIA

Despite his liberal pretensions, Obama’s foreign policy was dreamed up at Langley—which should not have been surprising given his background In the summer of...

Was the Now-Forgotten Murder of One Man on September 9, 2001 a Crucial Pre-condition for 9/11?

Peter Dale Scott, with assistance from Aaron Good, breaks new ground with this exclusive investigation into the two-decades-old assassination of Ahmed Shah Massoud and...

U.S. Media Decries Brutal Russia Invasion of Ukraine—Yet an Intrepid Reporter Finds that the Russians Were Welcomed as Liberators in the Southern Ukrainian City...

Last week I was embedded with the Russian army and visited two towns in southeastern Ukraine. The first town was called Henichesk, a port...

Ukraine: The CIA’s 75-year-old Proxy

Joe Biden “is fueling the fire in the Ukraine.” -- Roger Waters of Pink Floyd It takes a musical artist to cut through the morass...

More Skeletons in Obama’s Closet: Mass Grave in Lugansk, Ukraine Yields Over 200 Bodies

A Part of Obama’s Legacy that Presumably Won’t Be Celebrated in his $482 Million Presidential Library I recently witnessed the exhumation of human remains from...

Outposts of the U.S. Surveillance Empire: Denmark and Beyond

Data acquired by the NSA has been used to convince the Danish government to buy fighter jets from Lockheed-Martin. Denmark’s military allows the United States’...

War Propaganda About Ukraine Starting to Wear Thin

More and More Are Seeing Through the Lies As Amnesty International confirms the inconvenient truths, which many independent journalists and political observers already knew, about the Ukrainian...

New Evidence Reveals That Senator John McCain and Other High-Ranking Vietnam War POWs May Have Lied to the American Public About Being Tortured

Collusion by the White House, the Pentagon, and the mainstream media resulted in disparagement, denial, and suppression of eyewitness testimony confirming that most POWs...

Joe Biden Wanted To Lock Up My Father, CIA Whistleblower Philip Agee—Just Like He Wants To Lock Up Edward Snowden And Julian Assange

Part 6 in our Biden Series: A Company Man? On May 9, 1981, the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Security and Terrorism was debating the Intelligence...

Escalating the new Cold War with Russia via Ukraine: Biden’s Unprincipled Stands Involving Covert Operations, Blackmail, Corruption, Nepotism and State Terrorism

Part 5 in our Biden Series: The long suppressed facts involving Biden and the Ukraine are clear, documented, and undisputed, even though you will never read them in The New York Times...

If……Then That’s Treason

The Perpetrators This list of perpetrators is not meant to be exhaustive, but it can help us begin a conversation that should lead to indictments...

Beltway Pundit Predictions About Putin’s Downfall Are as Wrong as Predictions 100 Years Ago that the Bolsheviks Would Lose the Russian Civil War

When Wagner Group leader Yevgeny Prigozhin launched a revolt against Vladimir Putin on June 23, Beltway pundits became euphoric, predicting Russia’s descent into a...

LETTER FROM READER – Re: Secret COINTELPRO Plot to Infiltrate and Destroy the American Indian Movement: “We Wanted Them to Kill Each Other”—FBI Agent Admits...

Dear Jeremy, Pearl after pearl spews forth from your agitated fingers. Here is one I wish to comment upon: Secret COINTELPRO Plot to Infiltrate and Destroy the American Indian Movement: “We Wanted Them to Kill Each Other”—FBI Agent Admits After 5 Decades of Silence. “In a 2019 documentary that aired on PBS, From Wounded Knee to Standing Rock: A...

LETTER FROM READER – Re: Pathology of GOP is Frighteningly Evident in its Lionization of Navy SEAL Killer Eddie Gallagher

A truly disgusting figure. You may be interested in the way Canada dealt with a unit that ‘went rogue’ in Somalia. After it was proven that a boy had been”executed” by the Regiment the unit was disbanded and is not revered, in fact if it is spoken of at all, it is with shame...

A Good American: Mass Surveillance System Killed by NSA Weeks Prior to 9/11

"A Good American" is a gripping docu-thriller about a groundbreaking surveillance program, the brilliant mastermind behind it and how an alternative to mass surveillance—one which excluded U.S. citizens—was killed by NSA-management, three weeks prior to 9/11.

National Bird: Whistleblowers Tell Disturbing Truths About Drone Warfare

National Bird follows the dramatic journey of three whistleblowers who are determined to break the silence around one of the most controversial current affairs issues of our time: the secret U.S. drone war. At the center of the film are three U.S. military veterans. Plagued by guilt over participating in the killing of faceless people in foreign countries, they decide to speak out publicly, despite the possible consequences.

U.S. Coup d’État via Presidential Assassination? — Many Questions Remain Unanswered Including ‘Why Was JFK Assassinated?’

From the archives: JFK is a 1991 political thriller directed by academy award-winning director Oliver Stone. It examines the events leading to the assassination of United States President John F. Kennedy and the alleged cover-up through the eyes of former New Orleans district attorney Jim Garrison, played by Kevin Costner.

Collateral Murder: Classified U.S. Military Video Leaked by Whistleblower Bradley Manning Via WikiLeaks

Classified video footage from a U.S. Apache helicopter in 2007 leaked by U.S. Army intelligence analyst and whistleblower Bradley Manning to Wikileaks. The video shows Reuters journalist Namir Noor-Eldeen, driver Saeed Chmagh, and several others as the Apache shoots and kills them in a public square in Eastern Baghdad.

CovertAction Information Bulletin (1988-2)

CAIB-30 (1988:2) From the Archives: Special Back Issue on Israel the Middle East: Israeli State Terror, Arms sales, Occupation, Chemical & nuclear warfare, Israel in Africa & Central America, Disinformation & Libya, CIA’s William Buckley, Afghan contra lobby

CovertAction Information Bulletin (1979-2)

CAIB-4 (1979:2) From the Archives: Spying on allies: Secret Italy cable, CIA in Spain, CIA Africa recruiting, Angola, Subversive academics in Southern Africa, CIA and human rights, CIA firearms authority, Intelligence budgets, In Search of Enemies

CovertAction Information Bulletin (1979-1)

CAIB-3 (1979:1) From the Archives: CIA attacks CAIB, Top Secret Army spy manual, CAIB CIA poster, CIA in Mexico, Australia U.S. spy satellite base, John Paisley mystery death

CovertAction Information Bulletin (1978-2)

CAIB-2 (1978:2) From the Archives: Editorial, CIA recruits diplomats, Researching CIA officers, Cuban double agent in CIA, CIA North Carolina demolitions training base

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