Robbie Martin interviews Peter Andrey Smith about his trip to Tasmania investigating opium poppy farmers who supply the licit aka legal pharmaceutical opioid market in the United States. This DEA sanctioned legal opium market is largely dominated by Johnson & Johnson, using a subsidiary company Tasmanian Alkaloids, that produces large quantities of opium poppies (over 80% of the market) potent … Read More
Always an important topic on Media Roots, Empire Files and elsewhere, Abby Martin has had to step up her defense of Venezuela amid mounting pressure from the U.S. to intervene. Countering the narrative from MSM, the government, and U.S. corporations, Abby is fighting against the false narrative on Venezuela as the actions of the illegitimate coup attempt to wrest control … Read More
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.
Robbie and Abby Martin talk about Stan Lee, antifa at Tucker Carlson’s house, Trump threatening fascist violence against protesters, the deadliest wildfires in California’s history, the midterms bringing in a blue trickle of corporate democrats and the need to mobilize people’s movements. *Recorded on November 15th, 2018 Related Links:Faith Goldy White Nationalist Poster ChildMass Shootings & White Nationalism Share RootsBay Area … Read More
Abby Martin discusses what the media missed during the spectacle of the disgraced Kavanaugh hearings, belligerent neocon Nikki Haley’s sudden departure, 800 Facebook pages banned in the latest tech purge of dissident voices, police efforts to dox activists and treat nonviolent protests as “terrorism” on a solo Media Roots Radio. Donate to Media Roots Radio on Patreon.