In this episode, Alex Zambito tells the twisted story of the FBI’s efforts to infiltrate and dismantle leftist movements in America. COINTELPRO campaigns began in the 50s, targeting communists, anti-war activists, and black leaders of the civil rights movement.
Alex Zambito is on the editorial board for Midwestern Marx – a website and journal offering Marxist analysis of politics and history. He is currently pursuing his masters in history. His work focuses on anti-communist repression campaigns in western “democracies” and the history of proletarian struggles around the globe. Check out his article about COINTELPRO here: The FBI’s War on the Left: A Short History of COINTELPRO
45 ml Rum-Bar Gold Jamaican Rum
2dashes Aromatic Bitters
Small pinch of salt
Add all ingredients to a cocktail shaker and shake well with ice cubes. Fine strain into a coupe and garnish with a strawberry slice.
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