On the other side of the coin was Operation Mockingbird, United fruit and Guatemala, the Iranian Coup and Operation Ajax, MK Ultra, the beginnings of Vietnam, Hungary, Haiti and a host of other terrible things that the public knew nothing about, but grew fat upon. It does seem like a wonderful time to live in ignorant bliss but I'd trade that for knowing the truth about modern empire any time. Could be wrong here but it also seems like the generation least willing to look truthfully in the mirror.
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