Rumours

It’s nice to hear from friends who write with concern that I’m sick or that something’s wrong when I stop blogging for a while. Also tells me something about who’s reading. I apologize for the absence. I am not shutting this blog down or anything like that. I have just been trying to do a […]

Stop the Deadly Rumours

http://www.zcommunications.org/stop-the-deadly-rumours-by-justin-podur In the 1960s and 1970s, the US political police, mainly in the form of the FBI, infiltrated, spied upon, and violently attacked various social movement organizations. This effort, documented in Ward Churchill and Jim Vander Wall’s book, “The COINTELPRO Papers” was successful in helping to undermine poor people’s movements.

Stop the Deadly Rumours: False accusations against activists are corrosive, and have gone on long enough

In the 1960s and 1970s, the US political police, mainly in the form of the FBI, infiltrated, spied upon, and violently attacked various social movement organizations. This effort, documented in Ward Churchill and Jim Vander Wall’s book, “The COINTELPRO Papers” was successful in helping to undermine poor people’s movements. An important tactic in the COINTELPRO […]

A Dishonest Case for a Coup

http://www.zcommunications.org/a-dishonest-case-for-a-coup-by-justin-podur [Note: This is a rejoinder to Michael Deibert’s reply to Podur’s review] I reviewed Michael Deibert’s book in an article titled “Kofi Annan’s Haiti” in New Left Review (NLR 37, Jan-Feb 2006). That review summarized Deibert’s book and its major flaws, while providing some relevant context and a picture of Haiti since the February […]