Cuba: Revolution, Sabotage & Un-Normal Relations

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Leader of the Cuban revolution, Fidel Castro, has died on his own terms, after surviving at least 638 assassination attempts by the CIA. Unlike the glorification of brutal theocratic leaders like Saudi Arabia’s late King Abdullah, the establishment will be giving no accolades to Castro.  Capitalism’s defenders vociferously attack Cuba as a freedomless dystopia, while downplaying the country’s amazing achievements under socialism. You cannot … Read More

Inside Palestine’s Refugee Camps

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In her first on-the-ground report from Palestine, Abby Martin gives a first-hand look into two of the most attacked refugee camps in the West Bank: Balata and Aida camps. With millions of displaced Palestinians around the world, hundreds of thousands are refugees in their own country—many have lived packed into these refugee camps after being ethnically cleansed from their villages just … Read More

Abby Martin Violently Arrested at the DNC

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In case you were wondering how Philadelphia police compared to those in Cleveland, journalist Abby Martin was willing to share the details of her own arrest at the Democratic National Convention this week.  “They use this tactic of unlawful mass detainment where they can just sweep people up for hours,” Martin revealed, regarding the police at the DNC. “They do this … Read More

DNC/RNC Pageantry, Abby’s Arrest & “Manchurian Candidate” Trump

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One the latest Media Roots Radio, Abby and Robbie Martin talk about the insane, cringeworthy pageantry of the RNC and DNC and behind-the-scenes dissent, Abby’s story about being unlawfully arrested and manhandled by Philly PD, and the absurd hype that Putin is directly behind the hack on the DNC.   ** If you want to directly download the podcast, click the down arrow … Read More

The MOVE Bombing – When Philly Police Plotted to Exterminate a Family

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On May 13, 1985, one of the most shameful, horrific attacks by US police ever took place in West Philadelphia. 11 people, including five children, were killed in a deliberate massacre. A racist and political attack on a radical community group known as the MOVE Organization, city and police officials were revealed to have intentionally set their home ablaze, let … Read More