Drugs As Weapons Against Us: The CIA’s Murderous Targeting of SDS, Panthers, Hendrix, Lennon, Cobain, Tupac, and Other Activists By John Potash.
Book Signing, Lecture and Slide Show
Sunday, October 25th, 2015
LA LUZ DE JESUS GALLERY
SOAP PLANT / WACKO
4633 Hollywood Blvd,
Los Angeles, CA 90027
Well-researched and an exhilarating read, “Drugs as Weapons Against Us” exposes the dark history of the state’s use of drugs as both a tool of imperialism abroad and of social control at home. – Kara Dellacioppa, Sociology Chair, Cal State University Dominguez Hills
Drugs as Weapons Against Us by John L. Potash meticulously details how a group of opium-trafficking families came to form an American oligarchy and eventually achieved global dominance. This oligarchy helped fund the Nazi regime and then saved thousands of Nazis to work with the Central Intelligence Agency. CIA operations such as MK-Ultra pushed LSD and other drugs on leftist leaders and left-leaning populations at home and abroad. Evidence supports that this oligarchy further led the United States into its longest-running wars in the ideal areas for opium crops, while also massively funding wars in areas of coca plant abundance for cocaine production under the guise of a “war on drugs” that is actually the use of drugs as a war on us.
Drugs as Weapons Against Us tells how scores of undercover U.S. Intelligence agents used drugs in the targeting of leftist leaders from SDS to the Black Panthers, Young Lords, Latin Kings, and the Occupy Movement. It also tells how they particularly targeted leftist musicians, including John Lennon, Jimi Hendrix, Kurt Cobain, and Tupac Shakur to promote drugs while later murdering them when they started sobering up and taking on more leftist activism. The book further uncovers the evidence that Intelligence agents dosed Paul Robeson with LSD, gave Mick Jagger his first hit of acid, hooked Janis Joplin on amphetamines, as well as manipulating Elvis Presley, Eminem, the Wu Tang Clan, and others.
Well-documented… not just opinion… I’m really recommending people get this book and read it… I really encourage everybody to get online and order this book right away! -Joe Madison, Sirius/XM’s The Black Eagle
Mr. Potash will lecture on his meticulously researched (and very controversial) subject with an accompanying slide show. It will be begin at 4:30 and last one hour, after which, he’ll be happy to sign copies of his books and DVDs.
The author will also be signing the last remaining copies of his The FBI War on Tupac Shakur and Black Leaders , which contains a wealth of names, dates and events detailing the use of COINTELPRO style tactics by the FBI against a generation of leftist political leaders and leftist musicians. Based on 12 years of research and includes over 1,000 endnotes. Sources include over 100 interviews, FOIA-released CIA and FBI documents, court transcripts, and many mainstream media outlets. Foreword by Mumia Abu-Jamal and Pam Africa. Afterword by Fred Hampton Jr.
Author John L. Potash
John L. Potash is the author of Drugs as Weapons Against Us and The FBI War on Tupac Shakur and Black Leaders . He did his graduate studies at Columbia University where he concentrated in community organizing. He was founding publisher/editor of Social Justice Action Quarterly a national social work school newspaper that won four honors in four years in the Campus Alternative Journalism Awards. His work has been published in the Baltimore Chronicle, the City Paper, Covert Action Quarterly, Rock Creek Free Press, and Z magazine. He lives in Baltimore.
John L. Potash – Drugs as Weapons Against Us
Retail price $25
Paperback: 456 pages
Publisher: Trine Day (May 30, 2015)
Product Dimensions: 6 x 1 x 9 inches
Shipping Weight: 1.1 Lbs.
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John L. Potash – The F.B.I. War on Tupak Shakur and Black Leaders
Retail price $20
Paperback: 192 pages
Publisher: Progressive Left Press (October, 2008)
Product Dimensions: 5.4 x .7 x 8.3 inches
Shipping Weight: 4.8 ounces
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