Trump’s Brutal Foreign Policy & Military Mindset

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Abby and Robbie Martin talk about the significance of Trump’s military budget increase of $54 billion, his ramping up of drone strikes and special ops, putting boots on the ground in Iraq and Syria and the danger of new wars in North Korea and Iran on Media Roots Radio. This podcast is the product of many long hours of hard … Read More

Unraveling the Syria War Chessboard with Vijay Prashad

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When the Arab Spring started in 2011, the Empire decided which revolutions were “good” and which were “bad”, pouring arms and money into police state monarchies to crush legitimate protests, from Egypt to Bahrain.But some movements were lauded by US politicians as great causes for freedom–conveniently in countries whose governments they had long hoped to overthrow–and rushed to their aid.In … Read More

Paris & San Bernardino Attacks ISIS Mythopoeia

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In light of the Paris attacks there has been a rise in anti-Muslim animus as well as a deluge of propaganda and myth-making by the establishment media. Not only has inciteful political rhetoric been rationalized, but the hysteria has pushed many into calling for infringements on civil rights for American Muslims.  In the United States fear mongering about terrorism has become … Read More

9/11 And The Belligerent Empire

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The so-called “Global War on Terror,” which has wreaked the globe in ceaseless warfare, has long been draped in the language of humanitarian imperialism. The United States has worked tirelessly in order to paint military invasions as liberatory efforts, using the 9/11 attacks as both a shield and a catalyst. While men and women die fighting wars on behalf of … Read More

Media Roots Radio – Syrian War Tension & the Politicization of al Qaeda

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On this edition of Media Roots Radio, Abby and Robbie Martin discuss Syria and the politicization of al-Qaeda to perpetuate the War on Terror. Did the US government finally hit an existential ‘wall’ of geopolitics where Russia is standing up to the US about the Syrian invasion and other Middle East incursions? The discussion of Islamic extremists being involved with … Read More

    • RT : I feel like I need to check in again, why did so many seemingly smart people fall for the false narrative Bannon was 'anti-war'? Concerning,