At the 2018 Motherfucker Awards, Abby Martin presented the Motherfucker award in the FIRE category to the Pacific Gas and Electric Company. PG&E equipment was responsible for at least 17 of 21 major fires in Northern California in the past year. Many of these fires were due to lack of powerline maintenance.
In Part II of our series Trump Expanding the Empire, Abby Martin addresses the surprise order from Trump that he was “ending the war” in Syria. Having drastically escalated the war in Syria and Iraq, find out what’s behind the supposed troop withdrawal and the hidden facts in the policies. Keep Empire Files independent and ad-free! Patreon & GoFundMe Transcript and … Read More
In the first installment of this multi-part series, Trump Expanding the Empire, Abby Martin debunks the notion that Trump is an anti-interventionist president, outlining his first two years of aggressive foreign policy that has expanded US wars and occupations. From the biggest military budget in history, to removing its restrictions to “bomb the hell out of” Iraq and Syria, to … Read More
“This week’s show presents speeches and conversation from Project Censored’s 2018 Media Freedom Summit 2.0 The first 2/3 of the show is from the keynote panel, then we hear part of the “News Abuse” discussion. The panelists heard on the program are Abby Martin, Nora Barrows-Friedman, Eleanor Goldfield, John Collins, Nicole Eigbrett, and Steve Peraza. They address topics ranging from … Read More
Abby and Robbie Martin wrap up 2018 by discussing bizarre holiday antics at the White House their favorite Christmas movies, Liz Wahl running for Congress, and how inhumane US border policy is literally killing kids. The second half of the episode they discuss the notion that Trump is “curtailing US empire” by withdrawing the troops he himself added from Afghanistan and Syria, … Read More