In an interview with the Real News Network‘s Paul Jay, Abby Martin discusses “travel[ing] deep into Colombian coca-growing territory to talk to peasants that were attacked by soldiers eradicating the crop; Martin says it was Trump’s pressure on the Colombian government that led to the killing of peasants in Oct, 2017.” A full transcript of the interview is available here.
Listen to “Trump Ignites A Firestorm With Tweets Related to Sexual Harassment Allegations” on Spreaker. Abby Martin speaks with Brian Becker and John Kiriakou on Loud and Clear. “President Trump unleashed a tweetstorm attacking New York Democratic Senator Kirsten Gillibrand after she called for him to resign, and on the same day that a documentary film was released on … Read More
This week, Abby Martin appeared on the Jimmy Dore Show to discuss the Empire Files’ place in the media, the dominance of the American Empire, and how the corporate media feeds into the capitalist system at the expense of Democracy and public knowledge. During the interview, Abby discusses the behind-the-scenes of her exit from RT America and how even then, … Read More
The Sacrifice Zones of Hurricane Harvey ** In the first installment of the series, Abby Martin introduced viewers to a neighborhood called Lakewood that was virtually ignored by both state and federal officials during and after the hurricane. Lakewood is home to working class Houston residents, many of which are Black or Latino. Is it simply a coincidence that neighborhoods like Lakewood receive far … Read More
After a flurry of media attention, the devastation in Houston, Texas from Hurricane Harvey faded from public view. But after unprecedented floods and widespread destruction, the story is far from over. Victims in some of the most devastated neighborhoods give harrowing testimony about nearly drowning and having no assistance to this day from government officials. The first installment of “After Harvey” reveals the untold stories of … Read More