To Control ‘Compatible Left’

During the first cold war, the CIA poured money into funding and cultivating a pro-imperialist, anti-communist “compatible left.” Today, the US government uses social media to censor anti-war news outlets and activists.

The oligarchic rulers of the United States use many tools to disrupt and disorganize the anti-war and anti-imperialist left.

This article addresses three tactics:

  • corporate control of the news media, which gives the ruling class free reign to spread disinformation and fake news against foreign and domestic targets;
  • foundations, which are financed by governments and corporations in order to fund and promote a “compatible left” to counter the anti-imperialist left;
  • domination of social media and the internet to censor dissident voices.


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  • Pamela Richard
    published this page in Blog 2022-07-04 15:46:31 -0500