A CIA analyst commenting on it at the time called the "incident" virtual death camps.
Approximately 300,000 men were lost to death or desertion during the three-week, 300-mile death march. By June 1951, when an investigating committee made known its findings, it was reported that some 50,000 to 90,000 conscripts starved to death or died of disease and over 200,000 conscripts were suffering from extreme malnutrition from the march and in the training camps.
The National Defense Corps "Incident"
On 11 December 1950, South Korea issued an act establishing a National Defense Corps which the South Korean government used to round up all men of military age in Seoul and immediately send them south under guard to prevent their conscription by the communists.
406,000 conscripted men began the march southward. However, funds for supplies were embezzled by the National Defense Corps Commander Kim Yun-keun, son-in-law of Defence minister Shin Sung-mo.
The Trotskyist site WSWS is hating on Harris as well:
"Joe Biden’s selection of .. Kamala Harris as his running mate comes as no surprise and solidifies the Democratic Party establishment’s right-wing ticket for the 2020 presidential elections.
.. In the remaining three months before election day on November 3, the Democrats are clearly doubling down on race and gender identity politics."
"An American man with ties to Amnesty International and key Hong Kong separatist figures has been posing online as a Hong Kong native named Kong Tsung-gan. Routinely cited as a grassroots activist and writer by major media organizations and published in English-language media, the fictitious character Kong appears to have been concocted to disseminate anti-China propaganda behind the cover of yellowface."
Kamala Harris, Another Establishment Candidate
"This article illustrates in some detail, through her political history, staffing, family connections, campaign funding and policy positions that Kamala Harris is an establishment candidate, a Clinton clone backed by the corporate ruling class and its close allies. She is only pretending to be 'for the people' (her campaign slogan)."
"Perhaps not surprisingly much of the initiative came from the Central Intelligence Agency, which housed the expertise for manipulating target populations through propaganda and disinformation. The only difference this time would be that the American people would be the target population."
The Victory of ‘Perception Management’
"In the 1980s, the Reagan administration pioneered 'perception management' to get the American people to 'kick the Vietnam Syndrome' and accept more U.S. interventionism, but that propaganda structure continues to this day getting the public to buy into endless war,"
A new study from Harvard's Ash Center, found that, among other things, 95.5 percent of Chinese citizens surveyed were either “relatively satisfied” or “highly satisfied” with the CPC in Beijing.
Gentleperson's Guide To Forum Spies (spooks, feds, etc.)
"COINTELPRO Techniques for dilution, misdirection and control of a internet forum..
There are several techniques for the control and manipulation of a internet forum no matter what, or who is on it. We will go over each technique and demonstrate that only a minimal number of operatives can be used to eventually and effectively gain a control of a 'uncontrolled forum.'"
"It's one of the most important aspects of our media system, and yet hardly known to the public: most of the international news coverage in Western media is provided by only three global news agencies..
The key role played by these agencies means Western media often report on the same topics, even using the same wording. In addition, governments, military and intelligence services use these global news agencies as multipliers to spread their messages around the world"
Coincidentally, or not, in February 2004 Mark Zuckerberg launched Facebook
In February 2004 DARPA announced that project LifeLog would be canceled after civil libertarians complained that the project could become the ultimate tool for profiling potential enemies of the state
In 2003 the Defense Department's Advanced Research Projects Agency, or DARPA, sponsored a competition for proposals to set up a system that could gather in a single place just about everything an individual says, sees or does: phone calls made, TV shows watched, magazines read, plane tickets bought, e-mail sent and received.
The Fog of War
This is the story of America as seen through the eyes of former Secretary of Defense, Robert S. McNamara, one of the most controversial and influential figures in world politics.
From the firebombing of Japanese civilians to the brink of nuclear catastrophe during the Cuban missile crisis to the devastating effects of the Vietnam War, The Fog of War examines the psychology and reasoning of the decision-makers in our government who send men to war.
... By early Tuesday, the president and his eldest son also shared the now-deleted clips on Twitter, where the video trended.
The video’s rapid growth reflected the speed at which information can travel when powerful media outlets and politicians amplify it, as well as the glaring inadequacies of Facebook, YouTube and Twitter to stop the spread before it reaches mass audiences."
... One America News Network, PragerU, Mark Levin, Diamond and Silk, Media Research Center founder Brent Bozell and other conservative influencers all tweeted about the video. At least 10 Republican congressional candidates and local GOP Facebook pages also shared it, according to an analysis by First Draft, an organization that monitors misinformation. ...
How Quack Doctors And Powerful GOP Operatives Spread Misinformation To Millions
"Breitbart News posted the video to Facebook on Monday, triggering its viral spread across other social media sites.
A cycle of actors spreading misinformation, then playing the role of free speech martyr, was in full effect on Tuesday morning, as multiple media outlets and activists promoted the video’s claims and condemned its removal. ...
The founder Lead Stories, of one of Facebook's new fact checking organizations, is part of a State Department training program.
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