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By Dave Lindorff


Oakland PD assault on Occupy became the DHS's model for action ( by ThisCantBeHappening!)

Dave Lindorff is interviewed by Mickey Huff and Peter Phillips of Project Censored on their June 27 program on San Francisco public radio station KPFA. Lindorff tells Huff and Phillips about how TCBH! learned, from a Department of Homeland Security document obtained recently thanks to a Freedom of Information Act filing by the Partnership for Civil Justice, that ThisCantBeHappening! had been labeled a "threat" by the DHS.

As Lindorff explains, the DHS's Office of Threat Assessment "alert" to 72 Fusion Centers, in a Nov. 18, 2011 alert its Office of Threat Assessment in Washington fired off to all 72 Fusion Centers then operating, does not say ThisCantBeHappening! and the journalists in the collective are terrorists or that we are supporting terrorism. Rather, they warn that an article we had run three days earlier, on November 15, 2011, at the height of the national crackdown by local police paramilitary thugs on Occupy actions across the country, had exposed the DHS's central role in orchestrating and coordinating that crackdown...

For the rest of this article in ThisCantBeHappening! by DAVE LINDORFF and for a link to the "Project Censored" radio program, please go to: www.thiscantbehappening.net/node/2367

 

Dave Lindorff is a founding member of the collectively-owned, journalist-run online newspaper www.thiscantbehappening.net. He is a columnist for Counterpunch, is author of several recent books ("This Can't Be Happening! Resisting the (more...)
 

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