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Saturday, July 4 • 9:30am - 11:00am
The CIA and US imperialism

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Most people in the US form their opinions of the CIA from movies and TV shows like Homeland. But millions of people in the Global South have seen a decidedly less heroic side of the Agency. This talk looks at the role the CIA has played in maintaining US empire, from the beginning of the Cold War to today.

Recommended Books Available in the Haymarket Room:
Torture and Democracy by Darius Rejali
Legacy of Ashes: The History of the CIA by Tim Weiner

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Laura Durkay

Laura Durkay is an activist, writer and filmmaker living in New York City. She has written about politics and culture for the Washington Post, AlterNet, Gay City News, Red Wedge Magazine and Socialist Worker.

Saturday July 4, 2015 9:30am - 11:00am
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