Victims Of Anti-Communism with Vincent Bevins
The historic sins of communism and fascism are well documented. Often ignored, however, is murder and violence done in the name of anti-communism, and how this underpinned new forms of empire during the Cold War.
Aaron Bastani interviews author of ’Jakarta Method’, Vincent Bevins, to examine the historic legacy of anti-communism, and the murder programs done in its name.
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00:00 - Introduction
2:16 - The CIA-backed Massacre of the Indonesian Communist Party
3:58 - What Was Third Worldism?
6:26 - Who was President Sukarno?
9:05 - Who Were the Leaders of the Third World?
14:15 - The Birth of the CIA
20:49 - The United States in Indonesia, 1958
24:00 - Who Controlled the CIA?
27:08 - How Was Sukarno Removed?
33:14 - How Many Were Killed in Indonesia?
36:25 - Did ‘Anti-Communism’ prefigure the War on Terror?
40:12 - The Intersection of Anti-Communism and Indigenous Genocide
45:35 - What Was ‘Operation Condor’?
51:14 - Did Modern Globalisation Require Fanatical Anti-Communism?
54:54 - Could Third Worldism Come Back?