Strange as it may seem, Steinem’s personal views and CIA political goals aligned. Her brand of social revolution, promoted by American tax dollars, was meant to counter Soviet-sponsored revolutionary messaging. Public funds were intended to slow the Soviet scourge while showing America’s alternative democratic face.
I'm not sure what the point of this opinion piece is. I've read it twice now and I cannot figure out if the author is proud that she was working for the CIA or angry that she was working for the CIA.
If this article is an ad for her book it worked because now I want to read it.