The Spark

“The emancipation of the working class will only be achieved by the working class itself.” — Karl Marx

An Old Diplomatic Secret

Aug 31, 2009

Secret memos 38 years old, just released, show President Richard Nixon plotting with Brazil’s president to overthrow the Latin American governments of Allende in Chile and Castro in Cuba.

Nixon offered “discreet aid” for Brazil’s help, “as long as our hand did not appear.”

Yes, hiding their dirty hands is the standard operating procedure of the world’s rulers, past and present.