Since October 2017, America experienced three of the deadliest mass shootings in modern history. This epidemic coincides with a frightening resurgence of white nationalism. Sometimes the two trends overlap. But why here? Both phenomena can be explained by a common historical thread—to unravel it Abby Martin sits down with indigenous scholar Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz to discuss her latest book “Loaded: A … Read More
September marked the end of the fiscal year, a time when the Pentagon ramps up its spending spree. The U.S. Department of Defense spent at least $68,624,394,000 on 689 individual contracts during September 2018. This amount does not include 35 Foreign Military Sales transactions worth $2,065,896,000. War is a racket. Here are the corporations making a killing. FOREIGN MILITARY SALES … Read More
In a deep investigative piece, Abby and Robbie Martin explore the 2001 Anthrax Attacks––what led to them, why they happened, and how the Bush administration used them to manufacture consent for the illegal invasion of Iraq. Schrödinger’s Super Patriot : The 2001 Anthrax Mystery, Pt 1 of 2 ABBY MARTIN : 17 years ago, less than one month after the horrific attacks on … 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.
Abby Martin interviews Max Blumenthal and Camilo Mejia about the history of CIA interference in Nicaragua, and the role of US civil society groups to meddle in the country’s democratic processes. They go into detail about the latest insurrection – allegedly over pension hikes – which resulted in 300 people being killed and a call for Ortega to hold early elections. They … Read More