Ford Foundation and other foundations as “conduits,” “pass-throughs,” and “fronts” to disguise CIA funding for domestic operations . Robert Kennedy and JFK Ghosts of Revolutions Past?

Does the CIA Fund Both the Right and the Left?

Dr Stuart Jeanne Bramhall
The Most Revolutionary Act: Memoir of an American Refugee describes how FBI harassment led a 54 year old psychiatrist, single mother activist, to close my 25 year Seattle practice to begin a new life in New Zealand. It begins by describing the fifteen years of covert harassment I experienced when I used my financial and social position, as a doctor, to assist two former Black Panthers who had occupied an abandoned school to transform it into an African American Museum. What began as unrelenting phone harassment and illegal break-ins, progressed to six attempts on my life and an affair with an undercover agent who railroaded me into a psychiatric hospital.
(April 16, 2011)
This first of two articles relates to links between left gatekeeping and so-called
“alternative” media.
How Left Gatekeeping Foundations Suppress Dissent
Ever since the October 2008 economic collapse, American workers have faced
unprecedented “austerity cuts,” with major hits on their livelihoods and labor and
pension rights. Yet Americans, unlike the rest of the world, don’t respond by taking to
the street. Why is this? Why is the typical American response apathy and passive
acquiescence instead of the militant protest, even rioting, that occurs everywhere else?
The Deep State, Peter Dale Scott’s term for shadowy network of government officials
and corporate elite that operates secretly behind the façade of democracy (see, seems to rely on two main strategies in
suppressing opposition to their agenda. The first involves rigid censorship of the
corporate controlled media. The second involves a large interlocking network of socalled
“left gatekeeping foundations” that play a major role in progressive organizing in
the US.
Media critics have written extensively about the corporate takeover of the mainstream
media that strictly censors anti-corporate news and saturates American lives with procorporate
messaging. The role of left gatekeeping foundations, which are also critical in
suppressing organized dissent, receives scant attention, even in the “alternative” media
outlets (The Nation, Mother Jones, Democracy Now!, and The Progressive, among
others). Some analysts believe this relates to the heavy reliance of these outlets on these
same left gatekeeping foundations for grant funding.
CIA Funding of Alternative Media

I first learned that the Nation was indirectly

”Attorney General Robert Kennedy was the first, in 1967, to investigate the use of the

Ford Foundation and other foundations as “conduits,” “pass-throughs,” and “fronts” to
disguise CIA funding for domestic operations (federal law prohibits the CIA from
operating on US soil). In 1976, the investigation was taken up by the Church
Committee, a Senate Select Committee formed in the aftermath of Watergate. The
Church Committee found that between 1963 and1966, 164 foundations gave out 700
grants over $10,000. Of these, 108 involved partial or complete funding by the CIA
(Saunders, Who Paid the Piper?: the CIA and the Cultural Cold War)”

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Notes on Occupy The Election 2016. The Revolution Will Be Live! Thomas Paine Common Sense .#MAGA #BrexitBetrayal

bachunin dictatorship
Common Sense On The Revolution. USA 2016 #MAGA
On Scottish Independence, Usury and The true purpose of Colonial Government #MAGA #ThomasPaineCommonSense
Thomas Paine was an English Revolutionary he wrote a pamphlet which got the American Revolutions purposes against imperial /Colonial Rule form England cemented in the minds of ordinary people in the US at that time being milked by King George, Of course, the US has had two further King Georges since then and exchanged one Aristocracy for another over the course of 250 Years.
´´The Obedience of fools and the guidance of wise men ´´ Oscar Wilde. 
Emilio, Bakunin predicted that ;
They [the Marxists] maintain that only a dictatorship—their dictatorship, of course—can create the will of the people, while our answer to this is: No dictatorship can have any other aim but that of self-perpetuation, and it can beget only slavery in the people tolerating it; freedom can be created only by freedom, that is, by a universal rebellion on the part of the people and free organization of the toiling masses from the bottom up.´´
Mikhail Bakunin, Statism and Anarchism[36

Of course, the narratives on the failure of Socialism per se are pretty unreliable and not exactly the progeny of thoroughgoing objective analysis, what is handed down is very much a propagandised State monopoly Capitalism endorsed the version of The fall of the Berlin Wall onwards and of what the ´´Cold War´´was all about.

What of the current massive failure of Capitalism and the current hegemon.

The problem as I see it is that the Urbanisation contingent to industrialisation creates a disjoint between Nature and self-sufficiency/independence. Previous writers like Thomas Paine, Bakunin Krotopkin Marx Lenin Stalin had a good appreciation of the primitive accumulation that was essential to the Invention of Capitalism. The Dark Satanic Mills when they are discarded leave urban populations that are redundant and serve only as a reminder to those in work with next to nothing what, Nothing looks like.

The modern analogue to primitive accumulation would be coercive aggregation.

Presently there is a dictatorship of the Bourgeois Political and Managerial Class acting on license from the Oligarchy in the USA. As the USA is an Empire the Countries of the Washington Consensus are syncretic versions of the same model all sending tribute to the Oligarchs out of the pockets of the Working people.

Past stakes purchased in blood by previous generations are retired and yet the perpetual debt from the wars that claimed those lives is never retired.

Thursday, 20 October 2011

Common Sense by Thomas Paine

Notes on Occupy The Election 2016. The 
Revolution Will Be Live!

Thomas Paine Common Sense .

Concision does not necessarily mean omission. Although often it does but not in the case above click on the links and wonder whether a change would be rather nice and perhaps a little overdue?

However one gets started in finding out about what is really going on I offer up the links on my Gravatar.

Blake believed that Paine’s “Energetic Genius” led him to perform miracles: “Is it a greater miracle to feed five thousand men with five loaves than to overthrow all the armies of Europe with a small pamphlet?”

Cornwallis instigated the “Great Gleaning Case” of 1788, in which the court in Steel v. Houghton (Mary Houghton, an agricultural laborer, gleaned on his lands in Timworth, a few miles south of Thetford) declared unequivocally against the law of Moses and centuries of customary practice by declaring that “no person has, at common law, a right to glean in the harvest field.” It was such criminalizing of customary access to the means of production and subsistence that played a decisive role in the creation of the proletariat.
Were that pillar to sink into the earth, the same landed property would continue, and the same ploughing, sowing, and reaping would go on. The aristocracy are not the farmers who work the land, and raise the produce, but are the mere consumers of the rent; and when compared to the active world are the drones, a seraglio of males, who neither collected the honey nor form the hive, but exist only for lazy enjoyment.
4 lines of Greek text; Ephesians 6: 12> Blake.

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