The Birth of Chavismo & Its Fight to Survive in Venezuela

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More threats against the Maduro government from Trump at the United Nations follows nearly 20 years of the US Empire’s insistence that the popular Bolivarian movement should have no voice. Abby Martin sits down with Professor Chris Gilbert in Caracas, Venezuela, to learn about the rise of the Chavez movement, its role in society and the threats it faces from … Read More

From 1776 to Trump – White Mobs, Racist Heroes & Hidden History

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Trump hit his lowest moment when he blamed “both sides” for the murder of anti-racist protester Heather Heyer in Charlottesville. But understanding how a neo-Nazi sympathizer got into the White House requires breaking apart the myth underneath it all, the glorified story of the creation of the United States in 1776. Dr. Gerald Horne is the Chair of History and … Read More

Charlottesville, Trump’s Brownshirts & the “Alt Left”

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Abby and Robbie Martin talk about the Unite the Right white nationalist rally and murder of Heather Heyer in Charlottesville, the argument over confederate monuments, Trump’s brownshirt army and conservative apologists for neo-Nazis, the invention and weaponization of the term “alt left” on Media Roots Radio. Donate to Media Roots Radio on Patreon. @AbbyMartin | @FluorescentGrey