It’s Going Down: “They Are Their Own Gravediggers”: Abby Martin on War, Bannonism, Russia

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This week, Abby Martin took a break from being the host of a podcast to being a guest on one – the It’s Going Down Podcast. The anarchist podcast explored a wide range of themes including Abby’s relationship with RT America, the current focus of anti-Russian sentiment, as well as her most recent work on Empire Files in Houston and elsewhere. … Read More

Empire Files’ Best of 2017 Roundup

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Nearing the end of Season II, The Empire Files team expresses our deepest gratitude to so many of you who have followed our reports, written feedback, and shared our work. 2017 was no-doubt a watershed chapter in the advancement of US Empire, and we are honored to have your support telling the stories that were marginalized and distorted by corporate press … Read More

7 Must Watch Empire Files Reports From Palestine

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Below are seven reports providing essential context to the so-called ‘Israel-Palestine’ conflict With the very existence of Palestine at stake, it is important to learn, and help others learn, the essential facts behind the Israeli settlement project. Abby Martin goes on-the-ground to the epicenter of this struggle and talks to the most impacted, in seven reports that are a must-watch for anyone wanting … Read More

Empire Files: Trump Expands Police-State Crackdown on the Left

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At Trump’s inauguration, around 200 protesters and journalists were mass arrested and now face up to 70 years in prison on baseless charges. Many other legal assaults on civil liberties are in the works around the country, from treating anti-fascists as “domestic terrorists”, to legislation protecting drivers who run over peaceful marchers. To explore what this means for U.S. activists … Read More

Pornography & Sex Work is a Radical Act with Conner Habib

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Robbie Martin hosts solo with very special guest Conner Habib. Conner Habib is an author, lecturer, sex workers’ rights activist, and host of the web series Against Everyone with Conner Habib. He has appeared in nearly 200 gay adult films, and served for two years as the Vice President of the Adult Performer Advocacy Committee, a non-profit dedicated to protecting the … Read More