Another Revolution, the Feminist Movement
By Deanna Spingola
12 July 2005

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The ultimate destruction of the American family, the basic unit of our society, is the prevailing goal of the satanic socialist agenda. Destroy the family and the obliteration of our civilization, as we know it, is impending. It is unnecessary for our enemy to drop bombs or even fly airplanes into our tallest buildings. They may merely plant poisonous seeds of doubt, distrust, division and confusion within our families. Then like a penetrating deadly toxin, the seeds sprout into viable, yet unrecognized, concerns. This is stealthy strategic philosophical combat of the vilest kind. The target is the family.

After establishing the goal and the target, it takes money, media control and charismatic people to affectively organize and implement the conspiracy. It is orchestrated, nothing is coincidence. An essential component is our compliance. Hitler would not have succeeded without the ignorant acquiescence of the masses. In any public relations or sales promotion, the perpetrator must know their audience. Initially, the target may not be a willing recipient. If one hears falsehoods frequently and long enough even the most dastardly lies seem true. For success, the message should be personally appealing with perceived wide acceptance. To effectively acquire acceptance for even the most unacceptable, it must be pleasantly packaged as a desired personal privilege. This is applicable, whatever the endeavor, commercial, personal or political. If wide reception is not possible, then merely create a contrived reality. Propaganda is always deceptively designed to elevate acceptance among the masses.  CFR connected media

The devastating influence of the feminist movement has adversely affected American culture and our relationships with the opposite sex. Women, the primary objective, are traditionally the most tender, most compassionate, concerned and sensitive thus making them attentive targets. The movement was not the spontaneous actions of a few independent, innovative female thinkers. It was a highly organized movement sanctioned and financed by the elitist enemy among us.

Gloria Marie Steinem, the acclaimed diva of the feminist movement, was born in Toledo, Ohio, on 25 March 1934 to Leo and Ruth Steinem. School attendance for Gloria and her older sister Susan was intermittent as their father traveled with his antiques business which imposed a gypsy style existence on their family who lived in a house trailer. Their mother, in frail mental health and severely depressed, had a teaching degree and tutored the girls during their travels. Greater stability and regular school attendance resulted after the 1946 divorce of their parents. Susan, the oldest, went off to college leaving Gloria and Ruth, her mother. Ruth, from a once wealthy family, inherited a large, drafty old home and the two barely managed financially by renting out the first floor.

During her senior year of high school Gloria lived with Susan, her elder sister, in Washington, DC. After graduating in 1952, she studied government at the exclusive Smith College from which she graduated Phi Beta Kappa in 1956. Politically active, she volunteered for Adlai Stevenson's presidential campaign. She received a Chester Bowles (CFR) Fellowship [1] to the Universities of New Delhi and Calcutta, India for a year of study. Apparently, she is the only known person to ever receive this scholarship. [2]Engaged to be married, she broke it off prior to leaving for India. During a relatively lengthy stopover in England in route to India, she discovered that she was pregnant. Since her professional goals did not immediately include a husband or children, she obtained a legal abortion which, in England, was more available. She then went to India to pursue her studies.  She ended up staying for two years, until 1958, during which time she wrote for some Indian publications.

While in India, Steinem, always political, was influenced by Gandhian activism. Back in the United States, she was convinced that, liberal but not communist, American students and young scholars, teachers and others should participate in the World Youth Festivals which were established in August 1946. These festivals were major propaganda expositions. But because of the communist nature of the festivals it was difficult to obtain private funding.

In talking with an associate from the National Student Association (CIA financed since 1952), Steinem was referred to Cord Meyer, head of the CIA's International Organizations division (IO), who recruited Steinem to organize the Independent Research Service, an alternative American delegation, which functioned as part of Meyer’s Congress for Cultural Freedom, a rather innocuous sounding title. This group received funding from the CIA through the Ford Foundation. [3] Steinem set up a tax-exempt organization in Massachusetts. She raised a little money from some American corporations, including American Express but most of the funds were supplied by the CIA. Her goal was to take a group of students, scholars and others to the seventh postwar World Youth Festival to be held in Vienna in 1959.

Some notable people such as Zbigniew Brzezinski (CFR 2004, TC), then an assistant professor at Harvard and Tom Garrity, a lawyer with Donavan and Leisure, went to Vienna for the festival at CIA expense. Under the direction of Steinem this liberal group distributed propaganda in the form of magazines like “Encounter” and “Partisan Review”. Steinem functioned as the director of the CIA funded Independent Research Service from 1958-1962. It was her responsibility to attend, observe and take notes on foreign participants, but particularly to distribute pamphlets and flyers and possibly even provoke confrontations with foreign attendees. She also edited a daily propaganda newspaper.

During those three weeks in Vienna, Steinem collaborated with Samuel S. Walker, Jr., vice-president of the CIA funded Free Europe Committee. The agency set up the Publications Development Corporation (PDC). He was in charge of the book and newspaper operation at the Youth Festival. He ultimately became president of Walker & Co., a New York publishing company.

Between Steinem, Walker and their minions, they distributed four hundred thousand copies of the daily newspaper during a three week period of time with articles by John J. McCloy (Head of the Ford Foundation 1954, CFR 2004), Irving Kristol (CFR 2004), Czeslav Milosz, Hubert Humphrey, Willy Brandt, Isaac Deutscher, and other intellectuals and politicians. They also disseminated about thirty-six thousand books by liberals (but still anti-Soviet) like George Orwell and Milovan Djilas. Walker had nothing but positive reports for his CIA superiors. Walker admired and praised Steinem for her “female intuition” as well as her energy and charisma. He told them: “Gloria is all you said she was, and then some. She is operating on 16 synchronized cylinders and has charmed the natives....” (C.D. Jackson to Cord Meyer, 7/14/59, with attached Walker diary; Walker to Jackson, 7/31/59, DDE.)”

Cord Meyer, Steinem’s CIA contact, was the son of a senior diplomat. He and his wife attended the 1945 San Francisco conference that established the United Nations of which he was a big proponent. He thought the U.N. should have more authority and the armed power to back it up. He favored world government and in 1947 was elected president of the United World Federalists. In 1950 Meyer, with other committee members, worked on a World Constitution. Cord Meyer joined the CIA in 1951 at the request of Allen Dulles who told him that he was being hired to work on something absolutely top secret that he could not even discuss until Meyer accepted the position. This project turned out to be Operation Mockingbird, a CIA program to substantially influence American media (public perception of values, moral issues, etc.) which was allegedly shut down in 1976.

In the early 1960’s Clay Felker, another of Steinem’s CIA associates, became an editor at Esquire and published many of her feminist articles, which gave her an audience and helped to establish her as a leading voice for the movement. Feminist Betty Friedan, another Smith College alumnus, and other like-minded liberals established the National Organization for Women in 1966. Other clusters, split from NOW were meeting in Chicago, Boston, Washington D.C. and San Francisco under the name of Women’s Equity Action League. Groups, even as small as 2 – 3 women, produced newsletters. Steinem, with media coverage and grassroots support, made feminism a viable vehicle in her apparent efforts to create division, competition and contention between the genders. In 1968, Felker went from editor to publisher of New York Magazine. He hired Steinem as a contributing editor. One of the 1969 stories that Steinem covered for New York Magazine were the Albany abortion hearings. New York was in the process of evaluating and liberalizing their abortion laws. Legally, abortion was under the jurisdiction of each state until 1973.

Civil rights lawyer and peace activist Bella Abzug was running for congress in 1970, which marked the 50th anniversary of women’s suffrage in the United States. Bella had the ability to draw crowds and radicalize the masses to the extent that there were organized women’s marches in several communities across the country called Women’s Strike for Equality. Fifty thousand women had gathered in New York on Fifth Avenue and gathered for a noon rally at City Hall. Feminist role model Steinem was one of the speakers and defined the goals of the strike which included:

·        community controlled child care

·        job and educational equity

·        reproductive rights

·        free abortion on demand

In July of 1971 Steinem, always very political, along with Betty Friedan, Congress- women Bella Abzug and Shirley Chisholm founded the National Women’s Political Caucus (NWPC) to support women who were running for office. Steinem wrote the mission statement of this caucus for the press. A picture of the four of them appeared on the front page. When Nixon was attempting to fill a vacancy on the Supreme Court, the caucus, whose membership was meager, wrote a list of the meaningful qualifications for a possible nominee and presented it to the press. Perhaps this initiated the thought process that ultimately landed a woman, Sandra Day O’Connor (formerly CFR), on the bench a decade later. Steinem has always managed to present her agenda to the media.

Robin Morgan, an associate coined the phrase “The personal is political.” [4] This group of women recognized that change could only occur as a result of their aggressive activist efforts, even in the most personal areas of their lives. In an effort to provide early indoctrination to the masses there were alliances set up for younger women. Rape crisis centers were set up on college campuses. Certainly rape did and does occur on college campuses and should be addressed. Sex, drugs, music and feminism impacted American culture – all driven by insider money and the media.

Although Steinem had a good position at New York Magazine she wanted her own magazine but lacked the personal resources.  Steinem and other activist friends, Bella Abzug, and Dorothy Pittman Hughes and others met often to determine how to implement this entrepreneurial project. One of these meetings even included Yoko Ono and one lone male – John Lennon. [5] Steinem was introduced to Elizabeth Forsling Harris, a public relations executive and publisher of a small feminist newsletter, who offered some financial assistance. Harris had CIA connections and as a PR executive was in charge of planning J. F. Kennedy’s Dallas motorcade route. [6]

Harris, the first publisher of Ms., immediately put up five thousand dollars, a drop in the bucket against a three million dollar estimate. Steinem called Katherine Graham, publisher of the Washington Post and Newsweek, and Graham gave her twenty thousand dollars. Clay Felker also offered a creative marketing idea which assisted financially. He would combine a sample issue of Ms. with the New York Magazine which hit the news stands December 1971. The first full spring issue of 300,000 came out in January 1972. It sold out in just over one week. By summer 1972 Ms. had become a monthly magazine which was partly financed by Warner Communications.

In 1973 Steinem was a supporter of the Democratic Socialist Organizing Committee which was organized by Michael Harrington, writer of the autobiographical “Fragments of the Century”. In 1982 this group became known as the Democratic Socialists of America, a part of the defunct Socialist Party of America.

We are defined by behavior and by our associations. We could make a legitimate case for Steinem’s behavior based solely on her perceptions. She grew up poor and her parents divorced. Poorness was prevalent post depression. Steinem casts no blame on her father for leaving her mother and maintained contact with him. Steinem portrayed her mother as disabled by her wife/mother role. Apparently, prior to marriage, she was successfully employed. So, does this brief background suggest an explanation for Steinem’s “feminazi” mentality? While there is supportive evidence, I argue that ultimate agenda was not personally motivated but a calculated agenda driven by the elite. The feminist movement was the forerunner for the imminent abomination of abortion. It was organized and engineered for specific outcomes. Does that make Steinem complicit or naïve? This woman is anything but naïve and given her selection of numerous associates, she appears complicit.

Life’s challenges present opportunities. We either stretch or shrink with our burdens. While there are women who suffer at the hands of their spouses or boyfriends, I think they are in the minority. There are female employees who do not receive equal pay for equal work. Unfortunately, there are inequities in society. Working on those injustices using positive methods would render a more effective long term result than using the divisive techniques of the feminist movement. Gender equality isn’t probable nor is it desirable. In a friendly atmosphere, each gender has harmonious, desirable characteristics, values and purpose. When not coerced to face off against each other, gender compatibility is both proper and beneficial, personally and culturally. Both genders are necessary to provide balance and example in an ever increasing unbalanced society.

Another voice: Black-Jewish relations; Puzzling Scholarship: New York Amsterdam News; 6/10/1995; Lenni Brenner
Contemporary Women's Issues Database; 12/1/1998; Lovelock, Molly, Ms. Up Close-Maybe Too Close
Sojourner, 12-01-1998
Inside MS.: 25 Years of the Magazine and the Feminist Movement, By Mary Thom Henry Holt and Company, 1997
Inside the CIA with Gloria Steinem by Nancy Borman, the Village Voice
Women In American History
The Other American: The Life of Michael Harrington, the Christian Century; 10/11/2000; Dorrien, Gary
St. Louis Post-Dispatch; 9/2/1996; Cal Thomas; Copyright Los Angeles Times Syndicate
Feminism and the CIA

[1] Steinem is the first and only recipient of this fellowship. Given the association of John J. McCloy, Chester Bowles, Allen Dulles, the CIA and the Ford Foundation, leaves little doubt that Steinem’s ties to the CIA were established when she was still a student at Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts or before. Chester Bowles wrote “American Politics in a Revolutionary World” published by Harvard University Press, 1956 He was influenced by Ghandi. Bowles was an ambassador to India in 1951-1953. For additional information, see “Ford Foundation – A Case Study of the Aims of Foreign Funding”
[2] See notes for #1
[3] Ibid
[4] Inside MS. By Mary Thom, page 4
[5] Ibid
[6] Feminist Gloria Steinem of the CIA

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