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by Chris Hannah and Derek Hogue
Escape Velocity Radio

Episode 13: Informants and infiltrators

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This month, we take time out from exposing each other as undercover operatives working for the corporate state to discuss Jamie Meltzer’s new documentary Informant, about the bizarre case of activist turned FBI lackey Brandon Darby. We then look at Canada’s recent history of undercover operations in activist movements, and hear from Toronto-based organizer Sharmeen Khan about her experiences being infiltrated by the Ontario Provincial Police during the G20 protests in 2010. Episode Links Informant Revolutionary to rat: The uneasy journey of Brandon Darby How a Radical Leftist Became the FBI's BFF Web of Hate The COINTELPRO Papers How police infiltrated groups planning G20 protests Living among us: Activists speak out on police infiltration Episode Music The Rolling Stones – Undercover of the Night I’m A Policeman – Disneyland Children’s Sing-Along Chorus Dead Kennedys – I Spy

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by Chris Hannah and Derek Hogue