militias, etc.

Valerie Scatamburlo valeries at YorkU.CA
Thu Aug 31 16:38:10 MDT 1995


On Aug 31,  5:19pm, Jim Jaszewski wrote:
> Subject: Re: militias, etc.
>
> On Thu, 31 Aug 1995, Valerie Scatamburlo wrote:
>
> > I would like to point out however, that perhaps a bit of history would
shed
> > some light on some of the issues raised by the various posts on this
topic.
> > The history I am speaking of is that of COINTELPRO.  Among COINTELPRO's
> > alleged targets were of course the CP, the SWP, the New Left
(specifically
> > the SDS), and "WHITE HATE GROUPS".  But interestingly enough, Glick
> > (1989:12-13) points out that: "Under the cover of being even-handed and
going
> > after violent right-wing groups, the FBI actually gave covert aid to the
Klu
> > Klux Klan, Minutemen, Nazis and other racist vigilantes.  These groups
> > received substantial funds, information, and protection - and suffered
only
> > token FBI harassment - so long as they directed their violence against
> > COINTELPRO targets."  Now this begs alot of questions, in light of the
> > militia movements.  It would be very interesting to see the sources of
> > funding, if any of the militia movements.
>
Jim wrote:

> 	It's a well-known fact here in Canada that the RCMP/CSIS and
> local pigs have aided and even ABETTED the local fascists -- to the
> point of even giving them access to the pigs' computers...
>
>
> Yeah I know and its really quite pathetic.  What scares me most is that
these neo-Nazi skinheads are getting more and more visible.  A few months ago
they were handing out recruit materials and flyers down on Queen St. here in
TO and they keep showing up at anti-racist rallies armed with weapons.  BTW,
did you see the docu "Hearts of Hate" on the Canadian fascists??? Very
interesting!
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