US Sanctions Shut Down ‘The Empire Files’ with Abby Martin

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For immediate release – Aug 22, 2018 The Empire Files is temporarily appealing for donations on a one-time and monthly basis to continue production in the midst of US attacks on the TeleSUR Network. As a result of US sanctions against Venezuela, The Empire Files has been forced to completely shut down operations. The Empire Files, which airs on TeleSUR … Read More

Empire Files: Decentralized Disaster Relief Fills Void

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After uncovering total failure by the U.S. government to meet the needs of communities suffering in the wake of Hurricane Harvey, Abby Martin meets the people who filled the void. Speaking with volunteers who mobilized from out-of-state, to community leaders who organized relief efforts, this final installment of the Empire Files’ investigation shows how people came together to replace the … 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

Pres. Candidate Dr. Jill Stein & Abby Martin – Symptoms of a Sick Society

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Although the US Empire deems itself the greatest democracy on earth, its election system is rigged so people are given a choice between only two parties, the Democrats and the Republicans. Despite their differences, both are united around the interests of Wall Street and militarism, working to maintain a system that churns out disaster at home and abroad. Restrictive ballot access, … Read More

Saudi Arabia’s Hidden Revolution & Crushing of Resistance

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Saudi Arabia, one of the region’s most sectarian and intensely brutal regimes, happens to be one of the United State’s greatest allies. The history hidden behind the Saudi kingdom’s steel curtain reveals the existence of a world power that is both restrictive and unflinching in its violence, and thanks to help from the UK, the notorious human rights abuser now heads the United Nations … Read More