Abby and Robbie Martin talk about Trump’s dumb as fuck culture wars being set on his twitter feed, the movement of mental health professionals diagnosing POTUS’ mental health, NYT’s expose on VICE: toxic masculinity, sexism, and the omission of arch misogynist co-founder Gavin McInnes, the US moving its embassy to Jerusalem and why the smoking gun behind the Russian collusion … Read More
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
On October 5, 2017, police opened fire on unarmed farmers in Tumaco, Colombia. Eight were killed, with dozens more shot. The massacre was part of a crackdown on coca farmers in the “War On Drugs” despite an agreement for crop substitution–and amidst new threats from Trump, ordering the government to use more force or face consequences. The Empire Files goes … Read More
Abby and Robbie Martin talk about the significance of the latest purge in Saudi Arabia of the royal family and other high ranking officials by Prince Mohammed bin Salman, and its war in Yemen that is causing the greatest humanitarian crisis in the world, with tens of millions on the brink of starvation-–all happening with US weaponry and support. They … Read More