workingclasshistory:

On this day, 6 November 1986, the Iran-Contra scandal – where the US sold arms to Iran to fund paramilitaries in Nicaragua – began to break. Acting President Ronald Reagan said “The speculation [that the US has sold arms to Iran] has no foundation”, which turned out to be a lie… This is Noam Chomsky’s brief account of the affair: https://libcom.org/history/the-iran-contra-affair https://www.facebook.com/workingclasshistory/photos/a.296224173896073/1256751191176695/?type=3

Reagan was a shitty person.

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