Decentralized Disaster Relief Fills Void

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After uncovering total failure by the U.S. government to meet the needs of communities suffering in the wake of Hurricane Harvey, Abby Martin meets the people who filled the void. Speaking with volunteers who mobilized from out-of-state, to community leaders who organized relief efforts, this final installment of the Empire Files’ investigation shows how people came together to replace the … Read More

Empire Files: What the Russian Revolution Proved Possible

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Nov. 7, 2017 marks the 100th anniversary of the seizure of power by workers and peasants in the Russian Revolution, regarded as the most world-altering event in the history of civilization. To understand the context of this first socialist experiment, how it happened and what caused the many problems it faced, Abby Martin sits down with Brian Becker, long-time socialist … Read More

Hollywood Breaks the Silence on Sexual Assault, Rape & Abuse

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Abby and Robbie Martin talk about the victims of sexual predator Harvey Weinstein, and how the floodgates have opened to expose the conspiracy of silence surrounding the most powerful men in Hollywood. Thanks for listening! If you enjoyed this podcast please consider donating to Media Roots Radio on Patreon: www.patreon.com/mediarootsradio When we reach our goal of $500, we will release 4 … Read More