. In this damning exposé of american government malfeasance, author Christopher Simpson traces the roots of mass murder as an instrument of financial gain and state power, from the Armenian genocide during World War I to Hitler’s Holocaust through the practice of genocide today. Among the key players was cia director allen Dulles, who was not only instrumental in Wolff’s exoneration but also responsible for installing former slave-labor specialists into positions of power in postwar Germany.
The Splendid Blond Beast: Money, Law, and Genocide in the Twentieth Century Forbidden Bookshelf Book 24 - The award-winning author of blowback and science of coercion, Simpson also served as research director for Marcel Ophüls’s Oscar-winning documentary, Hôtel Terminus: The Life and Times of Klaus Barbie. Detailing how the existing structures of international law and commerce have encouraged mass killings, corporate looting, and profiteering at the expense of innocent victims, The Splendid Blond Beast is a disturbing and profound book about the success of evil in our time.
Blowback: America's Recruitment of Nazis and Its Destructive Impact on Our Domestic and Foreign Policy Forbidden Bookshelf Book 4Open Road Media - Cold war history . . . As the soviets consolidated power in Eastern Europe, the CIA scrambled to gain the upper hand against new enemies worldwide. Even before the final shots of world war II were fired, another war began—a cold war that pitted the United States against its former ally, the Soviet Union.
Many new recruits were clearly responsible for the deaths of countless innocents as part of Adolph Hitler’s “Final Solution, ” yet were whitewashed and claimed to be valuable intelligence assets. To help the anti-soviet aims of American intelligence and national security agencies” Library Journal.
Although others have approached the topic since, Simpson’s book remains the essential starting point. Unrepentant mass murderers were secretly accepted into the American fold, their crimes forgotten and forgiven with the willing complicity of the US government. Blowback is the first thorough, scholarly study of the US government’s extensive recruitment of Nazis and fascist collaborators right after the war.
Blowback: America's Recruitment of Nazis and Its Destructive Impact on Our Domestic and Foreign Policy Forbidden Bookshelf Book 4 - A searing account of a dark “chapter in U. S. The author demonstrates how this secret policy of collaboration only served to intensify the Cold War and has had lasting detrimental effects on the American government and society that endure to this day. To this end, senior officials at the cia, and nazi collaborators for propaganda, and other elements of the emerging US national security state turned to thousands of former Nazis, National Security Council, Waffen Secret Service, psychological warfare, and military operations.
Science of Coercion: Communication Research & Psychological Warfare, 1945-1960 Forbidden Bookshelf Book 13Open Road Media - It reveals that many of the most respected pioneers in the field of communication science were knowingly complicit in America’s Cold War efforts, and that their findings on mass communication were eventually employed for the purposes of propaganda, subversion, intimidation, regardless of their personal politics or individual moralities, and counterinsurgency.
However, the birth of the modern science of mass communication had surprising and somewhat troubling midwives: the military and covert intelligence arms of the US government. Mcchesney and a new preface by the author since the mid-twentieth century, the great advances in our knowledge about the most effective methods of mass communication and persuasion have been visible in a wide range of professional fields, including journalism, marketing, public relations, interrogation, and public opinion studies.
Science of Coercion: Communication Research & Psychological Warfare, 1945-1960 Forbidden Bookshelf Book 13 - A provocative and eye-opening study of the essential role the US military and the Central Intelligence Agency played in the advancement of communication studies during the Cold War era, now with a new introduction by Robert W. In this fascinating study, author christopher simpson uses long-classified documents from the Pentagon, the CIA, and other national security agencies to demonstrate how this seemingly benign social science grew directly out of secret government-funded research into psychological warfare.
. An important, thought-provoking work, Science of Coercion shines a blazing light into a hitherto remote and shadowy corner of Cold War history.
All Honorable Men: The Story of the Men on Both Sides of the Atlantic Who Successfully Thwarted Plans to Dismantle the Nazi Cartel System Forbidden Bookshelf Book 21Open Road Media - Martin’s efforts at decartelization were unsuccessful though, largely due to hindrance from his superior officer, an investment banker in peacetime. Many american corporations had done business with German corporations who helped fund the Nazi Party, despite knowing what their money was supporting. A scathing attack on wall street’s illegal ties to nazi germany before wwii—and the postwar whitewashing of Nazi business leaders by the US government Prior to World War II, German industry was controlled by an elite group who had used their money and influence to help bring the Nazi Party to power.
In conclusion, he said, “We had not been stopped in Germany by German business. We had been stopped in Germany by American business. This exposé on economic warfare, author of blowback:america’s recruitment of Nazis and Its Destructive Impact on Our Domestic and Foreign Policy, and America’s military industrial complex includes a new introduction by Christopher Simpson, Wall Street, and a new foreword from investigative journalist Hank Albarelli.
All Honorable Men: The Story of the Men on Both Sides of the Atlantic Who Successfully Thwarted Plans to Dismantle the Nazi Cartel System Forbidden Bookshelf Book 21 - Martin was to break up the industrial machine these cartels controlled and investigate their ties to Wall Street. . James stewart martin, returned to germany as the director of the division for Investigation of Cartels and External Assets in American Military Government, who had assisted the Allied forces in targeting key areas of German industry for aerial bombardment, a position he held until 1947.
After the allies had successfully occupied Germany and removed the Third Reich, the process of reconstructing the devastated nation’s economy began under supervision of the US government. What he discovered was shocking.
The Lords of Creation: The History of America's 1 Percent Forbidden BookshelfOpen Road Media - Through a combination of foresight, ingenuity, ruthlessness, and greed, America’s giants of industry remolded the US economy in their own image. They established their power and authority, transportation, energy, ensuring that they—and they alone—would control the means of production, and commerce—creating the conditions for the stock market collapse of 1929 and the Great Depression that followed.
It is a tale of innovation and shocking exploitation—and a sobering reminder that history can indeed repeat itself. In the decades following the civil war, america entered an era of unprecedented corporate expansion, with ultimate financial power in the hands of a few wealthy industrialists who exploited the system for everything it was worth.
The rockefellers, morgans, along with like-minded magnates, and Vanderbilts were the “lords of creation” who, controlled the economic destiny of the country, Fords, unrestrained by regulations or moral imperatives. . As modern society continues to be affected by wealth inequality and cycles of boom and bust, practices, it’s as important as ever to understand the origins of financial disaster, and the policies, and people who bring them on.
The Lords of Creation: The History of America's 1 Percent Forbidden Bookshelf - A “stimulating” account of the capitalists who changed America in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, setting the stage for the 1929 crash and Great Depression Kirkus Reviews. The lords of creation, scoundrels, is a fascinating story of bankers, railroad tycoons, first published when the catastrophe of the 1930s was still painfully fresh, speculators, steel magnates, and robber barons.
The Phoenix Program: America's Use of Terror in Vietnam Forbidden Bookshelf Book 5Open Road Media - Residents on american soil are routinely targeted under the guise of protecting us from terrorism—which is why, more than ever, people need to understand what Phoenix is all about. Based on extensive research and in-depth interviews with former participants and observers, Douglas Valentine’s startling exposé blows the lid off of what was possibly the bloodiest and most inhumane covert operation in the CIA’s history.
This shocking expose of the cia operation aimed at destroying the Vietcong infrastructure thoroughly conveys the hideousness of the Vietnam War” Publishers Weekly. Between 1965 and 1972, and in many cases execution, horrific torture, more than eighty thousand noncombatants were “neutralized, brutal rape, ” as men and women alike were subjected to extended imprisonment without trial, all under the watchful eyes of US government agencies.
The Phoenix Program: America's Use of Terror in Vietnam Forbidden Bookshelf Book 5 - . The ebook edition includes “the phoenix has landed, ” a new introduction that addresses the “Phoenix-style network” that constitutes America’s internal security apparatus today. In the darkest days of the vietnam war, america’s central intelligence Agency secretly initiated a sweeping program of kidnap, torture, and assassination devised to destabilize the infrastructure of the National Liberation Front NLF of South Vietnam, commonly known as the “Viet Cong.
The victims of the phoenix program were vietnamese civilians, male and female, suspected of harboring information about the enemy—though many on the blacklist were targeted by corrupt South Vietnamese security personnel looking to extort money or remove a rival.
Thy Will Be Done: The Conquest of the Amazon: Nelson Rockefeller and Evangelism in the Age of Oil Forbidden Bookshelf Book 25Open Road Media - A “blistering exposé” of the usa’s secret history of financial, political, and cultural exploitation of Latin America in the 20th century, with a new introduction Publishers Weekly. Meanwhile, townsend and his army of missionaries sought to undermine the belief systems of the region’s indigenous peoples and convert them to Christianity.
Their combined efforts would have tragic and long-lasting repercussions, argue the authors of this “well-documented” Los Angeles Times book—the product of eighteen years of research—which legendary progressive historian Howard Zinn called “an extraordinary piece of investigative history. Its message is powerful, its data overwhelming and impressive.
Thy Will Be Done: The Conquest of the Amazon: Nelson Rockefeller and Evangelism in the Age of Oil Forbidden Bookshelf Book 25 - ”. Beginning in the 1940s, devastate the amazon rain forest, future Vice President Rockefeller worked with the CIA and allies in the banking industry to prop up repressive governments, and destabilize local economies—all in the name of anti-Communism. What happened when a wealthy industrialist and a visionary evangelist unleashed forces that joined to subjugate an entire continent? Historians Gerard Colby and Charlotte Dennett tell the story of the forty-year campaign led by Standard Oil scion Nelson Rockefeller and Wycliffe Bible Translators founder William Cameron Townsend to establish a US imperial beachhead in Central and South America.
Hidden Terrors: The Truth About U.S. Police Operations in Latin America Forbidden Bookshelf Book 27Open Road Media - J. In 1960, indiana, former richmond, police chief Dan Mitrione moved to Brazil to begin a new career with the United States Agency for International Development. During his ten years with the usaid, mitrione trained and oversaw foreign police forces in extreme counterinsurgency tactics—including torture—aimed at stomping out communism across South America.
In hidden terrors, former New York Times Saigon bureau chief A. Langguth chronicles with chilling detail Mitrione’s work for the USAID on the ground in South America and Washington, DC, where he shared his expertise. A “devastating” exposé of the united States’ Latin American policy and the infamous career and assassination of agent Dan Mitrione Kirkus Reviews.
Hidden Terrors: The Truth About U.S. Police Operations in Latin America Forbidden Bookshelf Book 27 - . Even today, cuba, the tactics Mitrione helped develop continue to influence operations in Guantanamo Bay, and black sites around the globe. Along the way, langguth provides an authoritative overview of america’s efforts to destabilize communist movements and prop up military dictators in South America, presenting a “powerful indictment of what the United States helped to bring about in this hemisphere” The New York Times.
Though he was only a foot soldier in a larger secret campaign, he became a symbol of America’s brutal interventionism when he was kidnapped and executed by Tupamaro rebels in Montevideo, Uruguay.
Assassination on Embassy Row Forbidden Bookshelf Book 7Open Road Media - The slaying, staggering in its own right, exposed an international conspiracy that reached well into US territory. On september 10, 1976, exiled chilean leader orlando Letelier delivered a blistering rebuke of Augusto Pinochet’s brutal right-wing regime in a speech at Madison Square Garden. Edgar award finalist: the gripping account of an assassination on US soil and the violent foreign conspiracy that stretched from Pinochet’s Chile to the streets of Washington, DC, with a new introduction by Ariel Dorfman.
Pinochet had targeted letelier, a former chilean foreign minister and ambassador to the United States, and carried out the attack with the help of Operation Condor, the secret alliance of South America’s military dictatorships dedicated to wiping out their most influential opponents. Eleven days later, while letelier was on embassy Row in Washington, a bomb affixed to the bottom of his car exploded, DC, killing him and his coworker Ronni Moffitt.
Assassination on Embassy Row Forbidden Bookshelf Book 7 - This gripping account tells the story not only of a political plot that ended in murder, but also of the FBI’s inquiry into the affair. Definitive in its examination both of letelier’s murder and of the subsequent investigations carried out by American intelligence, Assassination on Embassy Row is equal parts keen analysis and true-life spy thriller.
Deadly Deceits: My 25 Years in the CIA Forbidden Bookshelf Book 11Open Road Media - Ralph W. But despite his notable successes in reversing enemy influence among the local peasants and villagers, McGehee found himself increasingly alienated from a company culture built on deceit and wholesale manipulation of the truth. A veteran of the central intelligence Agency unmasks its culture of lethal lies in this devastating exposé, now with a new foreword by David MacMichael.
Following his graduation with honors from Notre Dame, McGehee was recruited by the Central Intelligence Agency in 1952 and quickly became an able and enthusiastic cold warrior. While his country was being pulled deeper and deeper into the vietnam quagmire, mcgehee awoke to a chilling reality: The CIA was not a gatherer of actual intelligence to be employed in a legitimate war against dangerous enemies, but a tool of the president’s foreign-policy staff designed solely to stifle the truth and fabricate “facts” that supported the agency’s often immoral agenda.
Deadly Deceits: My 25 Years in the CIA Forbidden Bookshelf Book 11 - With courage and candor, ralph mcgehee illuminates the CIA’s dark catalog of misdeeds in his stunning, no-holds-barred memoir of a life in the service of deception. Mcgehee was a patriot, dedicated to the American way of life and the international fight against Communism. Startling, eye-opening, and infuriating, deadly Deceits is an honest and unflinching insider’s look at a toxic government agency that the author cogently argues has no useful purpose and no moral right to exist.
Stationed in southeast asia in the mid-1960s, he worked to stem the Communist tide that was sweeping through the region, first in Thailand and later in Vietnam.
Votescam: The Stealing of America Forbidden Bookshelf Book 15Open Road Media - As computers grow ever more powerful, the need to read Votescam is increasingly urgent. It tracks down, confronts, and calls the names of Establishment thieves who silently steal votes for their own profit. First published in 1992, respectively, daughter and niece, this groundbreaking exposé has been updated by journalist Victoria Collier, of the late James and Kenneth Collier, and editor of Votescam.
Org, to reflect modern threats to American democracy. Journalists james and kenneth collier pose the question, “Why can’t we vote the bastards out?” Their answer: “Because we didn’t even vote the bastards in. Votescam fills in the blanks for anyone who senses that their ballot is worthless, but does not know why.
Votescam: The Stealing of America Forbidden Bookshelf Book 15 - This book is the culmination of a twenty-five-year investigation into computerized vote fraud in the United States. It comes face-to-face with the supreme court justice who buried key vote fraud evidence; the most powerful female publisher in America, corrupt politicians, and members of the media entangled in a massive crime, who refused to permit her newspapers and television stations to expose vote rigging; the Attorney General who jailed Jim Collier to avoid an investigation into vote fraud; and a cast of weak-kneed, lawyers, but who have yet to be held accountable.
. This “provocative and profoundly disturbing” history of US election rigging “details political corruption reaching to the highest levels of government” Skeptic Files.