Spitting on Lennon’s Grave: On ‘Imagine’ as the U.S. National Anthem

If you take a hard look at the history of activism in the USA, you’ll learn right away that co-option is the name of the game. From the infiltration of the Black Panthers and the Nation of Islam, to the fake Symbionese Liberation Army intelligence operation, to the neocon takeover of the Democratic Party itself, examples of movements and organizations being infiltrated…