Tag Archives: Lies

Stranger Danger: The Infiltration of Dissident Communities by Freedom House’s Sarah Kendzior

I can forgive you if you can’t recognize a hustle when you see one, let alone identify when you yourself are being targeted by that very hustle. Con artists, after all, rely on your confidence and trust in order to … Continue reading

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Through the Looking Glass; Chief Beck’s PR War Machine

  “Copaganda: An Introduction” When I read media by or about the LAPD, I often feel a little like Lewis Carroll’s “Alice,” who ― after reading the nonsense poem “Jabberwocky” in Through the Looking Glass ― remarked: “Somehow it seems … Continue reading

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Occupy’s “Bloody Mary” – No Joking Matter

Folklore has it that if you stand in front of a mirror and say “Bloody Mary” three times,  a malevolent spirit will appear in the reflection there to do you harm. It’s one of those rituals kids often do to … Continue reading

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Sex Work & Social Change: Confront Your Prejudice Because We Aren’t Leaving

(ed. Originally published October 23, 2013 – here!) Submitted by members of SWOP-LA and also featured in the October-December, 2013 (Vol. 26, No. 4 in .pdf) print edition of Turning The Tide. Back in 1997, a group of radical activist sex … Continue reading

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The Lonely Dissonance of the Long Distance Liberal

(ed. Originally published July 23, 2013 – here!) Those ‘Outside Agitators’: Red Baiting, “Black” Baiting, State Collaboration and Liberalism After #Crenshaw’s #J4TM Anti-Racism Uprising Liberalism  Collaboration: here and here Red-baiting Anarchist-baiting: here and here and by this PSL-affiliated “rapper” here:  

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#M1GS Media Alert: CNN Lies to the People

(ed. Originally published April 29, 2012 – here!) On April 27th, 2012, CNN published a misleading, inaccurate and damaging article entitled ‘LA May day observances split immigration’. While the various immigration groups who have traditionally marched on May Day have … Continue reading

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