"In every age it has been the tyrant, the oppressor and the exploiter who has wrapped himself in the cloak of patriotism, or religion, or both to deceive and overawe the People.” ? Eugene V. Debs, Voices of a People’s History of the United States
It starts with small lies…and ends with a big one. One of the best ways to scatter the growing gay man alliances of the 70s.
David gives a shout out to Fakeologist at the beginning. Yes, I did help David with some audio issues. Does anyone know what other episode David mentions Fakeologist?
In episode 149 David interviews Charles (Chuck) Ortleb a gay writer and publisher whose career bloomed at the start of the AIDS epidemic, and then crashed when he started to criticize the HIV=AIDS dogma promulgated by the CDC and powerful pharmaceutically funded organizations within his own community. The New York Native was a widely read newspaper in the early 1980s in New York’s gay community, but its criticism of the new and soon to be massively profitable AZT, through writers like John Lauri