Russian 'Spy' Was a Reporter
The Associated Press reports about one of the 10 people charged by American government officials yesterday with being illegal Russian secret agents: "Pelaez is a Peruvian-born reporter and editor and worked for several years for El Diario/La Prensa, one of the country's best-known Spanish-language newspapers. She is best known for her opinion columns, which often criticize the U.S. government."
Here is an article she appears to have written for Granma, the newspaper of Cuba's communist party, complaining about corporate America's supposed exploitation of prison labor:
At least 37 states have legalized the contracting of prison labor by private corporations that mount their operations inside state prisons. The list of such companies contains the cream of U.S. corporate society: IBM, Boeing, Motorola, Microsoft, AT&T, Wireless, Texas Instrument, Dell, Compaq, Honeywell, Hewlett-Packard, Nortel, Lucent Technologies, 3Com, Intel, Northern Telecom, TWA, Nordstrom's, Revlon, Macy's, Pierre Cardin, Target Stores, and many more. All of these businesses are excited about the economic boom generation by prison labor.
Here is a translated quote from a passage in article she wrote assailing neoconservatives:
"The children of the made-in-the-USA Trotskyists, their names are Wolfowitz, Perle, Kristol, Feith, David Wurmser, etc., became part of the liberal anticommunist movements between the 1950s and 70s. Later they converted themselves into neoconservatives and transformed Trotsky's theory of Permanent Revolution into Permanent Conquest based on Strauss. Then they put it into action after taking power, calling it Permanent Expansion, justifying it by saying that 'everything that is good for America is good for the world' and that 'the United States has the right to attack any country if it perceives the existence of any danger.'"
by Ira Stoll | Jun 29, 2010 at 8:26 am
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