Nothing Is Certain But Death, Taxes, And Police Infiltration Of US Protests — Caitlin Johnstone

 

A video has been circulating of a white man casually smashing the windows of a Minneapolis shop with a hammer during protests against the police murder of George Floyd. The man is clearly trying to hide his identity by wearing a gas mask, carrying a large umbrella, and wearing full-length black clothing.Protesters can be seen intervening to stop his destructive behavior in the video.

“Are you a fucking cop?” one asks.

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From J Edgar Hoover’s illicit COINTELPRO infiltration campaign to “expose, disrupt, misdirect, discredit, or otherwise Neutralize” dissident political movements, all the way up to infiltration and espionage targeting Black Lives Matter and Occupy protesters, police infiltration of American protests has been as certain as death and taxes.

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via Nothing Is Certain But Death, Taxes, And Police Infiltration Of US Protests — Caitlin Johnstone

2 comments

  1. In a rtcc (right to concealed carry) state…to
    Hey, wait a minute…
    Minnesotans do have THAT right!
    So why then did only the “pizza-man” the approach this “protest instigator for hire) umbrella-man?
    Where was the shop-keeper?

    1. probably at home.

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