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On This Day — Remembering Gary Webb “DARK ALLIANCE” (August 31 1955 – December 10 2004)

“I was you once. Gary, I started down this road. Though nowhere near as far as you are. When they saw I wasn’t gonna stop, they ‘controversialized’ me. Do you have any idea what I’m talking about? They make *you* … Continue reading

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On This Day — Remembering Gary Webb “DARK ALLIANCE” (August 31 1955 – December 10 2004)

“Dark Alliance, the San Jose Mercury News’s bombshell investigation into links between the cocaine trade, Nicaragua’s Contra rebels, and African-American neighborhoods in California, remains one of the most explosive and controversial exposés in American journalism.” The Intercept December 10 2020 … Continue reading

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15 Years Ago — Remembering “DARK ALLIANCE” : Gary Webb (August 31, 1955 – December 10, 2004) [2019]

“Authentic journalism is telling people something that the government doesn’t want them to know.” Gary Webb (August 31, 1955 – December 10, 2004) “Dark Alliance, the San Jose Mercury News’s bombshell investigation into links between the cocaine trade, Nicaragua’s Contra … Continue reading

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The Real CIA NARCOS Story Netflix Ignored [2019]

“The old conventional wisdom of this being a conspiracy theory survived even if the evidence is now incontrovertible. So even NARCOS wants to avoid the issue and pretends it did not happen.” Journalist Robert Parry (June 24, 1949 – January 27, … Continue reading

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Two Years Ago — Juan Pablo Escobar: “My Father Worked for the CIA.”

“My father worked for the CIA selling cocaine to finance the fight against Communism in Central America.” Juan Pablo Escobar “What we’ve learned is that if you look at history what happened with the Medellin Cartel after we took them … Continue reading

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Two Years Ago — Courier X : A Puzzle With Too Many Pieces

“Courier X might not be ‘the film the CIA tried to stop’, as its promotional materials claim, but the many-stranded conspiracy drama could’ve been a contender.” The Hollywood Reporter “The fatal flaw for Courier-X, aside from its inept writing, directing, … Continue reading

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Remembering “DARK ALLIANCE” : Gary Webb (August 31, 1955 – December 10, 2004) [2018]

“Authentic journalism is telling people something that the government doesn’t want them to know.” Gary Webb (August 31, 1955 – December 10, 2004) “Dark Alliance, the San Jose Mercury News’s bombshell investigation into links between the cocaine trade, Nicaragua’s Contra … Continue reading

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Colombia — Juan Pablo Escobar: “My Father Worked for the CIA.” [UPDATE]

“My father worked for the CIA selling cocaine to finance the fight against Communism in Central America.” Juan Pablo Escobar “What we’ve learned is that if you look at history what happened with the Medellin Cartel after we took them … Continue reading

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The Real CIA NARCOS Story Netflix Ignored [2018]

“The old conventional wisdom of this being a conspiracy theory survived even if the evidence is now incontrovertible. So even NARCOS wants to avoid the issue and pretends it did not happen.” Journalist Robert Parry (June 24, 1949 – January 27, … Continue reading

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One Year Ago — Juan Pablo Escobar: “My Father Worked for the CIA.”

“My father worked for the CIA selling cocaine to finance the fight against Communism in Central America.” Juan Pablo Escobar “What we’ve learned is that if you look at history what happened with the Medellin Cartel after we took them … Continue reading

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