"Leftist gatekeepers appear to have connections with the Central Intelligence Agency. The “liberal” magazine Nation has ties to the Agency and its former director William Casey, founder of the Manhattan Institute, an alleged free market think tank.
But who funds the Gatekeepers? One organization is the Ford Foundation, “with a raft of joint Foundation-CIA projects”.
Investigative journalist Bob Feldman identifies several alternative media outlets receiving Ford Foundation funding (based on their tax returns)." Quote from Global Research: