American Imperialist Hong Kong Bill
1,181 views•Oct 9, 2019
Hong Kong protests: Activists received training from Oslo Freedom Forum
33,731 views•Jun 21, 2019
Exposing Hong Kong
Trained demonstrators' However, far from being impromptu demonstrations, it is an open secret at this meeting in Norway that plans were hatched for the demonstrations nearly two years ago. The ideas was to use non-violent action as a "weapon of mass destruction" to challenge the Chinese government. Organisers prepared a plan to persuade 10,000 people on to the streets, to occupy roads in central Hong Kong, back in January 2013. They believed that China's moves to control the Hong Kong election would provide a flashpoint where civil disobedience could be effective, and planned accordingly. Their strategies were not just to plan the timing and nature of the demonstrations, but also how they would be run. BBC Newsnight has been told many of those involved in the demonstrations, perhaps more than 1,000 of them, have been given specific training to help make the campaign as effective as possible.
Inside America's Meddling Machine: NED, the US-Funded Org Interfering in Elections Across the Globe
68,114 views•Aug 20, 2018
In this Grayzone special, Max Blumenthal attends a Capitol Hill gathering of the National Endowment for Democracy (NED) and explores the group's destabilizing global campaign to meddle in other countries' affairs. The report covers the NED's interference in foreign elections in Russia and Mongolia, its participation in coup attempts from Haiti to Venezuela to Nicaragua, and its escalating public relations efforts against China and North Korea.