Date: January 18, 2022, 1:00 – 2:00pm EST
Presenter: Steve Chase
Opponents of peoples’ movements for rights, freedom, and justice use a variety of repressive strategies in order to make such movements smaller, weaker, and easier to defeat. One longstanding approach is the use of agent provocateurs–infiltrators pretending to be activists and working to create disunity and scandals, disrupt effective strategic thinking, lower participation, and promote or engage in vandalism and violence that can be blamed on the movement. Read more and register.
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