Thursday, April 21, 2005

Why We Picketed the CIA

"Last Tuesday, a group of students and alumni conducted a protest inside a recruitment event for the CIA and the Department of Homeland Security. We did so to intervene in the day-to-day operations of government agencies that are responsible for brutalizing millions of people at home and abroad, and that are rarely held accountable to the public. The CIA is infamous throughout the world as a perpetrator and facilitator of crimes against humanity.

"This article will recount parts of this legacy, describe the protest’s unconventional response to these horrors, and explain our reasons for disrupting an important aspect of the agencies’ operations—the recruitment process.


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