Revealed: How the FBI Coordinated the Crackdown on Occupy | Common Dreams

30 Dec

The America you think you live in is a well crafted media fantasy. This kind of shit (see below) is what goes on while “we’ve been doped with religion and sex and TV”.   Where is the faux outrage conservatives?

“The documents, released after long delay in the week between Christmas and New Year, show a nationwide meta-plot unfolding in city after city in an Orwellian world: six American universities are sites where campus police funneled information about students involved with OWS to the FBI, with the administrations’ knowledge (p51); banks sat down with FBI officials to pool information about OWS protesters harvested by private security; plans to crush Occupy events, planned for a month down the road, were made by the FBI – and offered to the representatives of the same organizations that the protests would target; and even threats of the assassination of OWS leaders by sniper fire – by whom? Where? – now remain redacted and undisclosed to those American citizens in danger, contrary to standard FBI practice to inform the person concerned when there is a threat against a political leader (p61).

via Revealed: How the FBI Coordinated the Crackdown on Occupy | Common Dreams.

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