The Green Flame Podcast, Episode 3: COINTELPRO and Security Culture

On this episode of the Green Flame, we speak with Claude Marks, former political prisoner and activist, director of the Freedom Archives, about COINTELPRO and state repression of revolutionary movements. We hear from Will Falk, activist, radical movement lawyer and writer, about security culture. And for our skill, we focus on operational security. This show also includes a poem by Sekou Kambui, and music by Dead Prez and Beth Quist.

“We know now that people like Martin Luther King Jr. where under constant surveillance including plots and attempts to create so much chaos in their lives that they [are] destabilized emotionally with intent”. — Claude Marks

“It’s really important that people not think of law or Security Culture as this bulletproof vest that you can put on that is going to keep you completely safe”. — Will Falk

The Green Flame is a podcast of Deep Green Resistance. You can find episodes on the DGR News Service, as well as on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Stitcher, and wherever else you listen to podcasts.

More on operational security.

More on security culture.

Poetry by Sekou Kambui

Music: Beth Quist and Dead Prez

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