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Dan Kovalik: How the CIA & Deep State Have Conspired to Vilify Russia

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Date:
Thursday, September 07, 2017
Time:
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Event Type:
Speaker
Organizer/Author:
KPFA Radio 94.1 FM
Location Details:
St. John's Presbyterian Church
2727 College Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94705

KPFA benefit

"A powerful contradiction to the present US narrative of the world..." -Oliver Stone

"The Plot to Scapegoat Russia...confronts the timeliest of subjects, the effort to resuscitate the Cold War by blaming Russian president Vladimir Putin for interfering in the 2016 presidential campaign on behalf of Donald Trump, an effort pursued by CIA and the Democratic Party working in tandem. Kovalik establishes... that not a scintilla of evidence has emerged to grant credibility to this self-serving fantasy... (and he) deftly eviscerates the mainstream press. Reading this book will be salutary, illuminating, and more than instructive." - Joan Mellen, author of Faustian Bargains: Lyndon Johnson and Mac Wallace in the Robber Baron Culture of Texas

At a time when the US military budget is again soaring to enrich the oligarchs, this timely and thought-provoking book turns Orwellian 'double-think' on its head in a cogent analysis of what's really behind all the saber-rattling against Russia. In a scholarly but also deeply personal and fluidly written work, Dan Kovalik pulls no punches in dissecting the history of how America has justified its own imperialistic aims through the Cold War era and right up to the current anti-Putin hysteria." -Dick Russell, NY Times bestselling author of Horsemen of the Apocalypse

DAN KOVALIK is a human rights and labor rights lawyer and peace activist. He Has contributed to articles in CounterPunch, Huffington Post, and TeleSUR. Currently he is teaching International Human Rights at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

KEVIN PINA is an American journalist, filmmaker, and educator. Pina is well known for his reporting for Flashpoints, broadcast on KPFA, the flagship station of Pacifica Radio.

advance tickets: $12 : http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3023344 :: T: 800-838-3006 or independent bookstores
$15 at the door

more info: kpfa.org/events

wheelchair access

$12 advance, $15 door.
Added to the calendar on Sun, Sep 3, 2017 11:57AM
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