Yes, It Looks Like the US Government Coordinated the 2012 Anonymous China Hacks

On April 23, Mark Mazzetti reported in the New York Times that the FBI had used Hector Xavier Monsegur, a hacker it had in its clutches, to coordinate hacks in 2012 against Iran, Syria, Brazil, and Pakistan, and other targets. The actual hacks were carried about by an associate of Monsegur, Jeremy Hammond, who was a dupe in that he did not know that Monsegur was turning over the information and access he gleaned to the US government.

Yes, It Looks Like the US Government Coordinated the 2012 Anonymous China Hacks

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The Sabu/Jeremy Hammond case, or the FBI’s 2012 collaboration with Anonymous hackers in operations against Brazil (and other countries) was overshadowed by the Edward Snowden leaks in 2013. For Brazil this forgotten story was no less significant.

When the FBI sent Anonymous to hack Brazil

Traditionalism, Steve Bannon and world politics

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Benjamin Teitelbaum has dedicated part of his career to studyingextreme right parties and ideologies. He came across a school of thought that began between the world wars called Traditionalism that is anti progress and has its spiritual roots in eastern religions. He dismissed it as being insignificant until he started hearing Steve Bannon, whilst working with the US President, mention names associated with the ideology. Benjamin spent the next two years chasing leads, spending hours talking with Steve Bannon and others associated with Traditionalism and uncovered a network that has political influence in the US, Russia, Brazil, in the Brexit vote in the UK and also in China.

Traditionalism, Steve Bannon and world politics

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If the capitalist state isn’t overthrown, its grip will only keep tightening

The ruling class has more class consciousness than the lower classes do. They’re the ones who have to manage the relationship between the classes, and to keep this relationship in balance so that revolution is prevented. This makes them especially equipped to engage in what Marxists call dialectics-the practice of assessing material factors and opposing social forces. With this ability, they can adapt the power structure to be able to best respond to whatever threatens their interests.

If the capitalist state isn’t overthrown, its grip will only keep tightening