For decades, the U.S. has led covert campaigns abroad. These campaigns—spearheaded by the CIA, among others—have shaped the balance of power in the world. The U.S. has even helped topple foreign governments.
Stephen Kinzer on In the Context of Empire Podcast
Stephen sits down with the Koncrete Podcast and dives deep into his most recent work studying the CIA’s secret drug and mind-control experiments, MK Ultra of the 1950s and ’60s, and the CIA’s “Poisoner and chief” Sidney Gotlieb who conducted brutal experiments with pills, powders, potions, and LSD in an attempt to control peoples minds of foreign leaders such as Fidel Castro.
Stephen Kinzer, award winning veteran NYT war correspondent, historian and best selling author excoriates the US government’s persecution of journalist Julian Assange and laments the MSM abandoning of the Wikileaks founder and editor. He warns that if Assange is extradited and convicted it will have irreversible and treacherous consequences for the right of free speech […]
MK-Ultra was the code name for a notorious government mind control program conducted in the 1950s and 1960s in which the CIA directed scientists to dose unsuspecting human guinea pigs with LSD and other drugs. The program was recently back in the news when a juror in the case of one of those guinea pigs — the […]