Empire Files’ Best of 2017 Roundup

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Nearing the end of Season 2, 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 story of the US Empire, and we are honored to have your support telling the stories that were under-reported and distorted by … Read More

Syria Red Line Deja Vu, Trump’s Reversal & Youtube Censorship

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Robbie Martin and Abby Martin break down the new mainstream media push to oust Assad with military force in Syria, Trump’s reversal on his Syria position and the general acquiescence towards war-drums beating for North Korea. They also talk about how Youtube and other private internet platforms known for alternative media and free speech are starting to censor and demonetize … Read More

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

Empire Files Exposes Steve Bannon’s True Character

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From his Wall Street roots and apocalyptic film career to his cultivation of alt-right bigots at Breitbart News, Abby Martin exposes Bannon’s true character in this explosive documentary.   Abby Martin Exposes Steve Bannon A familiar name to some and a new one to others, Steve Bannon is a right wing ideologue who should not be ignored. With some calling … Read More

Imperial Japan, the Bomb & the Pacific Powder Keg

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Obama’s high-profile trip to Hiroshima was accompanied by a media storm that gave endless justifications for the U.S. use of the atomic bomb on Japanese civilians. The myths are widely accepted in society, and underpin the notion of American exceptionalism. In this episode of The Empire Files, Abby Martin interviews Dr. Peter Kuznick, co-author with Director Oliver Stone of the … Read More