True North Strange & Weird Podcast

5/23/2021

Hitmen Homemakers S05E01

Season 5, Ep. 1
Season 5 kicks off with a look at the Canadian Governments involvement in the CIA MK Ultra experiments.With files from:The Fifth Estate: Brainwashed: The Secret CIA Experiments in Canada (parts 1 and 2).https://www.cbc.ca/fifth/episodes/2017-2018/brainwashed-the-secret-cia-experiments-in-canadaThe toxic legacy of Canada’s CIA brainwashing experiments. By Ashifa Kassam for The Guardian https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/may/03/montreal-brainwashing-allan-memorial-instituteMK-UltraViolence by Juan Velasquez Buritica for The McGill Daily https://www.mcgilldaily.com/2012/09/mk-ultraviolence/25 Years of Nightmares by David Remnic for The Washington Post https://www.washingtonpost.com/archive/lifestyle/1985/07/28/25-years-of-nightmares/cb836420-9c72-4d3c-ae60-70a8f13c4ceb/Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Project_MKUltraVirtual McGill https://cac.mcgill.ca/campus/buildings/Allan_Memorial_Institute.htmlCentre for Addiction and Mental Health https://www.camh.ca/en/health-info/mental-illness-and-addiction-index/electroconvulsive-therapyMariam Alexander “As a psychiatrist, if I had severe depression I’d choose ECT” for The Guardian https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2019/jul/22/psychiatrist-severe-depression-choose-ectDon Gilmor “From The Fly to Stranger Things…” for The National Post https://nationalpost.com/entertainment/movies/from-the-fly-to-stranger-things-why-a-60-year-old-mind-control-program-has-become-a-persistent-pop-culture-tropeTerry Gross for Fresh Air “Poisoner and Chief” for NPR https://www.npr.org/2019/09/09/758989641/the-cias-secret-quest-for-mind-control-torture-lsd-and-a-poisoner-in-chief