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3:00 am COINTELPRO Discussion at the Holdout, 7PM @ The Holdout
COINTELPRO Discussion at the Holdout, 7PM @ The Holdout
Dec 1 @ 3:00 am – 4:30 am
Join us for an ongoing monthly discussion  of the COINTELPRO and its implications for contemporary activists. COINTELPRO (an acronym for Counterintelligence Program) was a series of covert, and often illegal, projects conducted by the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) aimed at surveying, infiltrating, discrediting, and disrupting domestic political organizations. The FBI has used covert operations against domestic political groups since its inception; however, covert operations under the official COINTELPRO label took place between 1956 and 1971. COINTELPRO tactics include[d] discrediting targets through psychological warfare; smearing individuals and groups … Continued